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.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament, new Derbyshire MP backs local opposition to INEOS shale drilling plans and ministers are quizzed on risks to groundwater, liability of shale gas companies, staffing of regulators and the government’s shale gas team and the Government’s assessment of the Medact report.
UKOG boss expects oil answers on Broadford Bridge in weeks but questions keep coming from local opponents
Exploration company UKOG should know within three weeks whether there is oil under a large part of the Weald.
Cuadrilla has accused some of the opponents of its shale gas operations in Lancashire of “irresponsible and intimidating behaviour”.
Anti-fracking campaigners accuse police of “disproportionate and aggressive” tactics at Cuadrilla shale gas site
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool say their right to protest has been “repeatedly trampled on” by Lancashire Police.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly survey of attitudes to fracking shows levels of support continue to lag behind opposition but the gap appears to be closing.
Campaigners who fought off unconventional gas in Australia are sharing their successful methods with communities in the UK in May and June.
Europa’s scheme to drill for oil near a Surrey beauty spot took a small step forward yesterday with approval of another planning condition.
A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.