A campaigner who spent a night on top of a lorry carrying a drilling rig said people who oppose the onshore oil and gas industry must be able to take action.
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
Updated 6.30pm with new information and pictures Three opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire occupied the workover rig at the site early this morning.
“This is what it looks like when fracking comes to a Yorkshire village” – workover rig delivered to Kirby Mipserton
Villagers in Kirby Misperton watched – some in tears – as a workover rig inched between cars parked on narrow streets on its way to Third Energy’s fracking site this morning. Video recorded by Leigh Coghill, an opponent of the company’s operation, shows the large delivery lorry appearing […]
Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: “Rig surfer” protest in West Sussex; Anti-fracking campaigners gather outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Women’s protest at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site; This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]
The drilling rig held up in a protest in West Sussex this morning has arrived, as expected, at Angus Energy’s Lidsey oil site near Bognor Regis.
A campaigner opposed to onshore oil and gas exploration climbed onto a drilling rig at a service station in West Sussex early this morning.
Updated 31 July 2017 More than 4,000 people have signed a petition in the past four days calling for the enforcement of planning conditions at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
An anti-fracking protester has been on top of a lorry near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than 58 hours.