DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The UK energy minister said this evening that fracking was over and the government had “moved on”.
The trial of 12 anti-fracking campaigners who parked a caravan in front of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site has been abandoned.
A US fracking company featured in the documentary Gasland has been charged with environmental offences following a two-year grand jury investigation.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, helped the former shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel, prepare for a radio interview, according to emails she deleted.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
More than 600 people have signed an open letter to senior police officers calling for an end to the categorisation of political campaigning as “domestic extremism”.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.