September 2018 could see the first hydraulic fracture in the UK since 2011. 17 events are already planned outside the Cuadrilla-operated site at Preston New Road near Blackpool, plus a women’s rally in Parliament Square.
Planning officers have recommended approval of Ineos proposals to drill an exploratory shale gas well on the edge of the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
Residents have raised half the money they need to begin a legal challenge against the approval of shale gas drilling in the South Yorkshire village of Harthill.
Ineos has announced it plans to submit a new application for shale gas exploration in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
DrillOrDrop has reported from two shale gas public inquiries this month. Ruth Hayhurst reflects on the challenges facing local people when they take on the industry.
The community group, Harthill Against Fracking, is making a presentation this morning to the inquiry about its opposition to plans by INEOS Upstream to drill a shale gas well at Common Road in their South Yorkshire village.
This post has live updates from the third day of the inquiry into plans by INEOS to drill for shale gas at Harthill in south Yorkshire.
The inquiry into plans by INEOS to drill for shale gas at Harthill in south Yorkshire reaches its second day.
This post has live updates from Day 1 of the public inquiry to decide whether INEOS should be allowed to drill a shale gas exploration well at Common Road, Harthill, in south Yorkshire.
Rain failed to stop opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Roseacre Wood from gathering for a rally outside the re-opened inquiry this morning.