Jim Ratcliffe’s Ineos makes slow progress in UK fracking drive

The company has now conceded that drilling this year is no longer on the cards after finding the reality of shale exploration is rather slower than it hoped.  It is yet to submit a single planning application.    

Read more

In Ohio, frackers are drilling. Soon Ineos will be doing the same in Britain?

Ineos is planning as many as 30 applications for fracking sites in the UK within the next year. As part of its campaign to win over critics, Ineos invited journalists to tour fracking sites in Pennsylvania operated by Consol, a Pittsburgh-based producer of natural gas and coal

Read more


In this week’s Fracking Week in Politics: Legislation to give the Welsh Assembly power over fracking Question on regulation of shale gas With thanks to Drill or Drop & for the transcripts.  

Read more


Last week Jeremy Corbyn announced a leadership policy that must surely have caught the attention of every anti-fracker in the land: that with him at the helm, Labour would ban fracking, commit to phasing out coal-fired power stations by 2020 and invest heavily in renewable energy. Yes,

Read more


Yesterday we were delighted to learn that, after a thorough 18 month investigation,  Mike Hill was totally exonerated by the The Institution of Engineering and Technology with regard to 57 allegations that had been levelled against him.  

Read more

Shale Gas Production in England – an updated public health assessment

Summary of report Full Report>>>>>  

Read more

Methane Emissions Rising From Fracking, New Study Shows

Methane emissions from the fossil fuel industry are responsible for the majority of the recent rise in global atmospheric methane, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  

Read more

Group to challenge Sussex licence extension in the courts

A community group has given notice that it is planning a legal challenge to the extension of an oil and gas exploration licence in West Sussex. Keep Kirdford and Wisborough Green, which successfully opposed plans for exploratory drilling by Celtique Energie in 2014, has sent a legal

Read more


18 events in DrillOrDrop’s weekly roundup, including parliamentary group, shale gas master class, meetings, protests, regulators’ information session and East Yorkshire rally.  Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.     

Read more


Parliamentary fracking group accused of bias; chairman says it reflects all sides.   The Right Reverend Graham Cray, from Kirby Misperton, gives evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on shale gas regulation.                       Read his Report>>>>>  

Read more
Page 20 of 26« First...10...1819202122...Last »

How To Contact Us
The Community Hub
Maple Farm
Preston New Road Lancashire

How to find us


Important: Information on this site is presented in good faith and is as accurate as I can make it. All images are copyrighted to their respective owners. E&OE. I you have any questions please contact us using the details provided.