Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.
Injunctions sought against protests at sites operated by IGas and Angus Energy has been renewed by a High Court judge.
Injunctions mean that people who trespass on a UK fracking site face a bigger maximum penalty than if they committed the same offence at Buckingham Palace, the High Court was told today.
Angus Energy has announced the start of its seven-day well test at the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex.
An oil well drilled in Surrey by Angus Energy more than 18 months ago against council advice should be granted retrospective planning permission, according to a report published this afternoon.
July 2018 sees two hearings at the High Court on protests against injunctions at Cuadrilla and UKOG sites. Ineos also heads to court in the latest hearing in its case against the National Trust. And MPs investigate shale gas development in former mining areas. You can keep up […]