DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
UK Oil & Gas plc announced this morning it has relinquished an oil exploration licence near Dorking in Surrey, which included a controversial site near the Leith Hill beauty spot.
Colin Watson, a leading campaigner against fracking and shale gas developments in Cheshire, has died.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
Events in June 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
New proposals by Ineos have emerged for a 3m high noise barrier running for more than 100m alongside its site earmarked for shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire green belt.
Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.
Events in March 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.