Anti-fracking groups took part in protests at six places across England today against the supply chain and funders of the shale gas industry. Windsor Activists assembled a four-metre model of a fracking rig outside the headquarters of Centrica, which has committed £100m to Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation in […]
HSBC bank has increased its stake in IGas, which is currently drilling for shale gas at Tinker Lane in Nottinghamshire.
Barclays suggested this morning that it had not sold Third Energy because fracking at the company’s gas site at Kirby Misperton site in North Yorkshire had been delayed by the government.
In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Arrest of violinist at Cuadrlla’s Preston New Road shale gas site Blockade of A E Yates depot, Bolton Protest outside Barclays Bank in Blackpool Attempted blockade of Pete Marquis Contractors, Preston Fancy Dress Friday
A mother and daughter installed a sofa, plants and coffee table at a branch of Barclays in York this morning to bring home their opposition to the bank’s investment in fracking.