Tag: Barclays

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 […]

April 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Four National Parks suitable for fracking are also among the most popular and biggest tourist earners Sir Nicholas Soames says fracking in Sussex is silly but […]