North Yorkshire plans to use a different definition of fracking than the government, despite lobbying by the shale gas industry, it emerged today.
Two councillors who were pushed to the ground during policing of protests outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site last week have accused police officers of trying to provoke the demonstrators.
A High Court judge has granted an injunction outlawing public access to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. But his honour Philip Raynor QC refused the company’s application to exclude from the injunction a protest area on land about 175m from the site entrance.
In this week’s listings Cuadrilla goes to the High Court to seek an injunction over Preston New Road North Yorkshire County Council considers responses to its minerals plan House of Lords debate on shale gas benefits Plus meetings, awareness-raising walk, information events and demonstrations.
In this week’s post: Injuries to protesters at Preston New Road include two local councillors Rachael Maskell, MP for York Central, visits Kirby Misperton Protection Camp Opponents record installation of workover rig at Third Energy’s Pickering site in North Yorkshire This post is updated throughout the week. Please let […]
Angus Energy said today it expected to be ready to produce oil from a new sidetrack well at its Brockham site in Surrey by this spring or summer.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is going to court on Monday to try to renew an injunction at its Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.