DrillOrDrop’s December 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The final campaigners were removed at 5.45pm.
Surrey Police are appealing for information about a fire which destroyed a caravan and badly damaged a cabin belonging to opponents of oil exploration near Leith Hill.
The police monitoring network, Netpol, has launched an initiative to fund legal advice for anti-fracking groups facing civil action.
An operation to evict a protection camp continues for a second day on land near Leith Hill in Surrey earmarked by Europa to drill for oil. Check here for updates throughout the day.
An eviction is underway at a protection camp at the site earmarked for Europa’s oil exploration well at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill in Surrey. We’ll be updating this post with information as it comes in. The camp was established on 28 October 2016 and an eviction […]
Updated: Cuadrilla accused of “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of costs against anti-fracking campaigner facing jail
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has been accused of an “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of court costs of more than £55,000 against the leading anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Rothery. Lawyers for Cuadrilla have accused Ms Rothery of “persisting in inaccurately portraying” the legal process.