Tag: Barclays

Protest update: 17-23 April 2017

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

Drilling Diary – April 2017

60+ events in April 2017 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including a new tour for the play Fracked!, starring James Bolam and Anne Reid, plus opposition to Barclays’ support for shale gas, continuing Break the Chain actions, meetings, screenings, exhibitions and demonstrations.

Protest update: 23-29 January 2017

In this week’s update on protests about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK: Arrests and visitors to the protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site The first “Solidarity Saturday” Pop-up protest at Cuadrilla contractor, A E Yates Protest outside Barclays in Huddersfield Frack free cakes […]

Top 10 posts of 2016

Half the 10 most viewed posts on DrillOrDrop this year were about a single company – IGas The post at number 1 reported on the company’s decision in February to abandon its coal bed methane site at Upton, near Chester. At number 6 was the report on the […]

Picture post: Barclays anti-fracking protests

Yesterday (29/10/2016) anti-fracking campaigners protested outside branches of Barclays  against the bank’s investment in Third Energy, which has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire. The protests were part of a week of action, which saw more than 90 events against Barclays’ involvement in shale gas exploration […]