A legal challenge to restrictions on protests outside oil sites in southern England has prompted conflicting statements from an oil company and campaigners.
Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.
Residents in a south Yorkshire village are raising money to oppose shale gas exploration proposals by Ineos, largely owned by the UK’s richest man, the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe.
Anti-fracking campaigns have won a legal challenge to an injunction granted to the shale gas company, Ineos Upstream.
Events in April 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a second shale gas site in Lancashire.
The injunction against anti-fracking protests granted to Ineos is already breaching rights to freedom of speech, the court of appeal heard today.
Some of the most extensive restrictions on anti-fracking protests are to be challenged at the Court of Appeal tomorrow morning (5 March 2019).
Egdon Resources has won an appeal over the right to operate its Wressle wellsite for another year.
Ineos Upstream has appealed over the refusal of permission to drill for shale gas at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.