Our digest of February’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
The Labour MP for Chester, Chris Matheson, has called on IGas to contribute to the costs of the eviction of an anti-fracking camp at its coal bed methane site at Upton on the edge of the city.
Opponents of fracking in Ryedale took their message directly to their MP yesterday (30/1/2016) with a protest outside Kevin Hollinrake’s constituency surgery in Thirsk.
MP Kevin Hollinrake has defended his decision to survey supporters in his Thirsk and Malton constituency on fracking.
The MP who represents the North Yorkshire village where Third Energy wants to carry out fracking has resigned as the vice-chair of an industry-funded parliamentary group on unconventional oil and gas.
Campaigners against fracking in the Ryedale district of Yorkshire have accused the local MP of betrayal and acting as an industry spin doctor after he announced plans for a private meeting with four leading shale gas companies. DrillOrDrop reported yesterday that the Producers’ Summit, organised by the Conservative […]
Anti-fracking campaigners in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire are urging their MP to oppose regulations that fail to ban hydraulic fracturing in some protected areas, despite a government promise.