Five women were arrested in the past week in protests outside the IGas shale gas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
A collection of drone images chronicles how Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire filled up with fracking equipment and then almost emptied again over a period of about six months.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.
DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches July when the group, Reclaim the Power, co-ordinated protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, the company’s offices and premises belonging to contractors.
New research aims to test how good oil and gas companies have been in consulting with local people in south east England.
Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The final campaigners were removed at 5.45pm.
“More lives at risk” from Cuadrilla’s revised traffic plans for proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site
Revised plans for lorry deliveries to a second proposed fracking site in Lancashire would “put even more lives at risk”, a community group said today.
The shale gas company, INEOS, has said some products which may be used at a proposed exploration site could cause cancer or birth defects if “permitted to escape”. They could also lead to mutations and were toxic to plants and animals.
Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.
IGas expects to submit a new planning application in north west England by the end of the year and to begin construction soon at its East Midlands shale gas sites.