Work is underway at the Broadford Bridge oil site in West Sussex for the first time for nearly two and a half years.
A High Court judge has granted an injunction outlawing public access to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. But his honour Philip Raynor QC refused the company’s application to exclude from the injunction a protest area on land about 175m from the site entrance.
A group representing people living near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site on the Ribble Estuary has vowed to continue its fight against a bid to relax conditions on noise limits. This is despite advice from officials that the company can’t make noise at the level it wanted at the […]
Europa’s scheme to drill for oil near a Surrey beauty spot took a small step forward yesterday with approval of another planning condition.
In this week’s post: Eight-person lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in Lancashire Protests against companies supplying or servicing Preston New Road Campaigners record equipment at Third Energy’s Pickering site in North Yorkshire Demonstration outside Barclays at Hebden Bridge This post is updated throughout the week. Please let […]
The Environment Agency begins a public consultation on an environmental permit application for the coal bed methane production site at Doe Green
Cuadrilla vows to put “Lancashire First” but picks first fracking site contractor from Gtr Manchester
Cuadrilla is pushing ahead with plans for fracking in Lancashire with the announcement of a contract for preparation work at one of its sites. It has also made six commitments to the county – if shale gas were produced locally.
Francis Egan on drilling in 2017, low gas prices, financing expansion and how many wells can you fit on a site
The chief executive of shale gas company, Cuadrilla, gave evidence last week to peers on his company’s operations, financing and plans for the future.
Europa Oil and Gas has said it needs extra security to protect its oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey from protesters.
The search for potential shale gas sites is now underway across the UK. DrillOrDrop will be reporting later this month on seismic surveying. But first we ask: “What do companies look for above the ground?” Paul Foster, a director with the planning consultancy, Barton Willmore, explains what makes […]