October 2017 saw a tea lady kettled and an 85-year-old dragged across a road during anti-fracking protests. Cuadrilla held its first live web tour of Preston New Road and UKOG was pictured with three bottles of oil from its Broadford Bridge site. A rig was delivered and briefly […]
DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches September 2017, with images from Lancashire, North Yorkshire, West Sussex, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Surrey.
Protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool. Photo: Frack Free Greater Manchester 40+ events in January 2018 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Events to mark anniversary of the start of work at Preston New Road; Council meetings in Sussex, […]
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas activity in 2018.
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.