Author, fracking opponent and Green Party member, Alan Tootill, looks at how oil and gas companies have abandoned the idea of social licence for fracking and explores how campaigners against the industry could this use to their advantage.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: The first lock-on in 2018 outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Lorry surfing protest at Preston New Road; Slow walk at Kirby Misperton Camp established at Misson Springs
Over 250 people were reported to have joined a rally at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site today to mark a year of opposition to the development.
Businessman considers legal action against police after acquittal for obstruction at anti-fracking protest
A businessman and leading campaigner against Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool has been cleared by a court of obstruction.
INEOS has commissioned the former Labour MP for North East Derbyshire, Natascha Engel, to a write a booklet on shale gas.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Three campaigners climb Third Energy’s rig Compensation fund Double lock-on protest Lorry protest in North Yorkshire layby; Campaigners removed from third tower.
A woman has climbed onto a lorry outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton, closing the road.