Updated 28/2/2018: The Environment Agency has cancelled the Dorking event because of bad weather Opponents of drilling for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey are to hand in a petition on Thursday with what could be more than 100,000 signatures.
Campaigners have described plans to drill for oil on the seabed off Bournemouth as a “reckless gamble” and urged the government to block it.
The Environment Agency spelt out today what it sees as the risks to water from a shale gas industry.
An anti-drilling campaigner who delayed the transport of an oil rig by spending the night on the delivery lorry has been found guilty.
Angus Energy announced this morning that it would become the new operator of Cuadrilla’s Balcombe oil exporation site in West Sussex. The deal, giving Angus 25% of the PEDL244 exploration licence, will cost Angus £4m and has to be approved by the Oil and Gas Authority. Details DrillOrDrop […]
Correspondence seen by DrillOrDrop shows that the planning application submitted by Angus Energy for its Brockham oil site late last year has been found to be invalid by Surrey County Council.
The National Trust has appealed to INEOS Shale to reconsider its plans for shale gas surveying at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.
A year ago today, Cuadrilla began work at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool in Lancashire, the first site in the UK to host and frack horizontal shale gas wells.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.
DrillOrDrop’s January 2018 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.