Campaigners are stepping up their opposition to an exploratory oil site near Billingshurst in West Sussex with a warning: beware the no-frack promise.
The Horse Hill well near Horley in Surrey found oil in three unconventional rock formations, according to the results of analysis released yesterday. Anti-fracking campaigners say it confirms their suspicions about the site near Gatwick Airport.
Community groups walk out of “flawed and biased” council fracking inquiry; council accuses them of discourtesy
A council fact-finding inquiry on fracking has become mired in recriminations. Local community groups have accused Cheshire West and Chester Council of a “flawed and biased process” in the way it ran the inquiry. They walked out of the most recent meeting, accusing the council of being heavily […]
DrilOrDrop.com readers asked for a full list of MPs who took part in the three votes on fracking clauses during Monday’s Report Stage of the Infrastructure Bill. You can find links here to the full lists. You can also download a spreadsheet of MPs who took part in […]
A new study argues that much of world’s known and extractable fossil fuel reserves and even more of potential fossil fuel resources must stay buried to prevent damaging climate change.
Concerns over Magellan’s fracking plans at Horse Hill near Horley Anti-fracking campaigners handed out leaflets to commuters in Horley, Surrey, today to raise awareness of the nearby Horse Hill exploratory drilling site.
The Denver-based oil and gas company, Magellan Petroleum Corporation, has confirmed in a statement that drilling operations at the Horse Hill-1 exploratory oil well near Horley in Surrey began on September 3rd 2014.
13th March 2014 A group of wildlife and countryside organisations says current regulations for unconventional fossil fuel development are not strong enough to prevent damage and it calls for a permanent ban on fracking in all protected areas. The group, which includes National Trust, RSPB and the Wildlife […]
The Energy Minister Michael Fallon has welcomed the report by Public Health England on the impact of fracking on people’s health and the environment. The report, issued yesterday, said fracking was likely to be low risk but it called for good onsite management and appropriate regulation. Mr Fallon said: “I […]