Regulators of fracking have organised another 19 meetings to explain their role to people living in shale gas areas.
50+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in October 2016, including film screenings, meetings, conferences, training, information events, fundraisers, debates and talks. Plus advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your […]
DrillOrDrop’s update of the latest council news on fracking and onshore oil and gas: Presumption against unconventional gas in Swansea’s Local Development Plan East Riding of Yorkshire supports a motion against fracking Two delays to shale gas plans in Nottinghamshire New application underway in North Lincolnshire Minerals plan […]
The Energy Minister, Andrea Leadsom, said today there was no evidence of the need for a single regulator for the shale gas industry.
Councillors in North Yorkshire want detailed information to be collected about the health of local people before fracking starts.
The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust (JRRT) has awarded a grant to DrillOrDrop to report on planning decisions for fracking and conventional oil and gas planning applications.
With just a fortnight left for comments on Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire, campaigning in favour and against is intensifying.
The chief executive of Cuadrilla, Francis Egan, rejected claims from a senior MP that the fracking industry was self-regulated. And he warned that nothing would get done if regulators were looking over the industry’s shoulder.
http://www.InvestigatingBalcombeAndCuadrilla.com has been trying for nearly a fortnight to get answers from Cuadrilla to some simple questions. Cuadrilla responded this afternoon and the answers are below, unedited. Will Balcombe be able to take advantage of the community benefit scheme? This single well exploration activity that Cuadrilla has been undertaking […]
In an open letter to West Sussex County Council, 17 Balcombe residents call for further protest against fracking after their “pretty miserable summer” caused by Cuadrila’s exploration for oil. The letter says opponents of the operation fought to be heard by local and national government and the regulators. […]