The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said this morning it estimated fracking would begin between April and June this year.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: The first lock-on in 2018 outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Lorry surfing protest at Preston New Road.
DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches September 2017, with images from Lancashire, North Yorkshire, West Sussex, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches July when the group, Reclaim the Power, co-ordinated protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, the company’s offices and premises belonging to contractors.
Our review of 2017 reaches May, with protests near Blackpool, Chesterfield, Dorking and Edinburgh, plus the arrival of equipment at a drilling site in West Sussex.
Opponents of drilling for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have stopped a delivery to the site by blocking the entrance.
In this week’s listings Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe; Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July; Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site; […]