The High Court has reduced the scope of the injunction granted to UK Oil & Gas plc against protests at its exploration sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Five women campaigners have welcomed a legal ruling which allows them to continue their long-running opposition to an injunction against protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
The oil company behind oil drilling at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport said it was considering whether to take legal action against two climate protesters.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
The judgement in the first trial of anti-fracking protesters accused of breaching an injunction at a shale gas site is not expected until the end of the week.
Friends of the Earth has launched legal proceedings to try to force Cuadrilla to “substantially reduce” the scale of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
A legal challenge to restrictions on protests outside oil sites in southern England has prompted conflicting statements from an oil company and campaigners.
A natural health therapist who briefly joined a Facebook group about oil drilling in Surrey was named in a High Court injunction against protests at two places she had never visited.
The shale gas company, IGas, has been criticised for treating communities with “disrespect and contempt” after serving a High Court injunction on two residents’ groups.