In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Three campaigners climb Third Energy’s rig Compensation fund Double lock-on protest Lorry protest in North Yorkshire layby; Campaigners removed from third tower.
UK Oil and Gas saw its shares rise in value by nearly 25% today following a statement on the company’s Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
The former executive of one of the INEOS chemical companies has been appointed head of INEOS Shale, the UK’s largest holder of shale gas exploration licences.
The shale gas operator that intends to frack at Kirby Misperton by Christmas has failed to file its company accounts on time for the second year running.
A shale gas company seeking to do tests on council land will have waited at least a year by the time it gets a decision.
Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.
The Scottish Government has turned its back on jobs and manufacturing with its announcement this afternoon on banning fracking, said INEOS shale in the past few minutes. The industry body, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, said the decision was based on “dogma not evidence or geo-political reality.”