For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
Cuadrilla has secured a 40-day injunction against protests at its fracking site near Blackpool.
Residents of a village near Worksop, where INEOS wants to drill a shale gas well, are planning a protest next week against the company’s proposals and a legal action it has taken against demonstrators.
The INEOS injunction against protests over shale gas exploration is to be challenged by a second campaigner when it comes to the High Court tomorrow (Tuesday 12 September).
The shale company IGas has raised questions about its ability to operate as a going concern.