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.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.
Two sisters given absolute discharges after guilty verdicts for obstruction at a shale gas in Nottinghamshire have likened their anti-fracking actions to the votes for women movement.
50 events in August 2018 about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning, including: Decision meetings in Lincolnshire and Surrey; First anniversary Green Monday at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Publication of latest government figures on attitudes to shale gas; EarthFirst summer gathering; Plus meetings, […]
50+ events in July 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Court challenges to UKOG and Cuadrilla injunctions; Appeal hearing of campaigner convicted after climbing onto a drilling rig; Scheduled hearing in Ineos case against National Trust over access to Clumber Park; Third UK Onshore […]
June 2018 sees the opening of the inquiry into the Ineos scheme to explore for shale gas in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane, plus plans for a blockade of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site.
In this week’s listings: Cuadrilla goes to court to extend protest injunction; Deadline for comments on Egdon’s Wressle application; Meetings and rallies; Union Jack Oil annual general meeting; Week Nine of United Resistance campaign against fracking in Lancashire.
May 2018 sees the continuing inquiry into INEOS shale gas plans in Harthill and the start of the company’s judicial review against the Scottish Government. Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Campaign groups opposed to Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire said this afternoon they weren’t surprised by reports that the company was seeking funds from rival operators.
Local councils in England are to be required to develop policies that “facilitate” onshore oil and gas developments, under revised government guidelines.