DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and later in the year here […]
An anti-fracking group has called for a public statement by Fylde Council after it dropped its prosecution over signs opposing Cuadrilla’s proposed Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
Fire has destroyed the home of an anti-fracking campaigner who is being prosecuted by Fylde Borough Council for displaying posters opposing shale gas developments.
INEOS is promoting its view of the benefits of shale gas to parish and town councils in its English exploration areas at a series of daytime meetings next month. Opponents of the company’s activities have described the meetings as a “sham consultation” and “a slick PR exercise”. They […]
A group of residents opposed to shale gas launched a blimp balloon this morning at the proposed site of Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking wells to mark the height of the 53m drilling rig.
Anti-fracking campaigners say they have been denied entry to the public inquiry considering Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire for wearing yellow frack-free shirts and logos.
Our digest of January’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them, including: