DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2023 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
A public consultation began today into plans by Cuadrilla to generate electricity from gas extracted at its Elswick site in the Fylde region of Lancashire.
Liz Truss announced today a consultation on how local consent for fracking would be measured.
Three campaign organisations have taken the first step in a legal challenge to the government’s lifting of the moratorium on fracking in England.
An oil company wants to truck radioactive liquid about 40 miles to dispose underground at a site near Dorking in Surrey.
More than 80% of people have supported plans for reusing former gas wells in North Yorkshire to provide renewable energy, according to survey findings published today.
Both Conservative leadership contenders have said they’re in favour of fracking if it has local support – but so far neither have explained how this would be measured or proved.
People are being invited to comment on the environmental impact of plans by IGas to produce unabated hydrogen at its gas site at Albury in Surrey.
UK electricity will be 95% low carbon by 2030, with a “major acceleration of homegrown power”, the government announced tonight.
The Environment Agency has allowed Angus Energy to dispose of water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.