Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
Images from Rathlin Energy’s new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire suggest that site work is now underway.
A campaigner from Hull was remanded in custody by a court in the city today following a protest against local drilling for oil and gas.
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
Four campaigners who spent a total of 99 hours on top of lorries delivering to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site could become the first people to be jailed for an anti-fracking protest.
An anti-fracking protest that lasted nearly 100 hours caused travel disruption and incurred extra costs for Lancashire Police and the shale gas company, Preston Crown Court heard this afternoon.
A High Court judge has granted Cuadrilla its injunction against specific anti-fracking protests around its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Residents have raised half the money they need to begin a legal challenge against the approval of shale gas drilling in the South Yorkshire village of Harthill.
Europa Oil and Gas has withdrawn all the proposals for managing lorries delivering to its exploratory drilling site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
An anti-drilling campaigner who delayed the transport of an oil rig by spending the night on the delivery lorry has been found guilty.