DrillOrDrop’s winter diary of events in 2020/21 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
A campaign group is seeking to overturn council coronavirus arrangements which they say deny them the right to speak in person at a meeting to decide major plans to frack near Formby.
DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
A bid by UK Oil & Gas plc to extend the life of its site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex will now not be decided until at least July.
With the government announcement last week to postpone its decision on plans at IGas’s Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire, a member of Frack Free Upton reflects on, and celebrates, the local campaign against the onshore gas industry.
A Balcombe resident has welcomed the report by West Sussex planners opposing Angus Energy’s proposed three-year well test in the village.
Decisions on plans for Balcombe and Broadford Bridge oil sites in West Sussex will be delayed because of the Covid-19 virus.