During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. Each day, starting today with January, we’ll be publishing images from the 12 months of the past year.
2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Blessing by buddhist monks at Kirby Misperton fracking site; Acquittal and dismissal of cases at protest trials.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs have questioned ministers in three departments over plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
In this week’s listings: Two-day oil and gas industry exhibition and conference Pop-up protest outside Lancashire County Council; Committee discusses latest Cuadrilla proposals for Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood; Europa Oil & Gas annual general meeting; Fundraising Winter Wonderland in Woodsetts; Christmas market outside Third Energy’s fracking […]
Council agrees £160,000 restoration fund for Kirby Misperton fracking site – “deeply worrying” say campaigners
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack in North Yorkshire have criticised a site restoration fund as inadequate.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Campaigners occupy and evicted from Horse Hill oil site in Surrey; March through Pickering against fracking plans in Yorkshire; Protests against Barclays Bank’s ownership of Third Energy. Climate change protest at government department Slow […]