The industry organisation, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, has urged the Scottish government to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
Campaigners who fought off unconventional gas in Australia are sharing their successful methods with communities in the UK in May and June.
DrillOrDrop’s April 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily
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.
INEOS has begun the planning process for a second site for shale gas exploration – this time in Rotherham borough.
People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.