Keith Taylor MEP (second left) with opponents of oil drilling at the Horse Hill site near Horley. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor MEP Events in February 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at key sites, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
In the week that IGas confirmed its Tinker Lane well had missed the Bowland shale, campaigner Ben Dean investigates the high failure rate of UK onshore oil and gas licences in the past two decades.
The Health and Safety Executive has reported that Tony Almond, who worked on onshore oil and gas policy, has died following a heart attack.
40+ events in December about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning. Government challenge in two High Court hearings IGas and Angus Energy go to court over protest injunctions Climate protests and petition hand-in to Downing Street Training workshop Rallies, meetings, film screening, fundraisers
The company behind the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport has released details of plans to drill four more wells to produce oil for 20 years.
As Cuadrilla prepares to frack the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well, DrillOrDrop talked to the Health and Safety Executive about the organisation’s role in keeping workers and local people safe.