20+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in January 2017, including information meetings, three Meet the Regulator drop-ins, presentations, planning committees, consultations and deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
Wednesday 3 January 2017
Frack Free North Somerset Open Meeting, 7.30pm, The Bristol Hotel, 29 Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3BZ. Details
Friday 6 January 2017
Public meeting about proposal to use hydrofluoric acidisation at Egdon Resource’s well at Wressle, Lincolnshire. 7pm-9pm, St John’s Church Hall, Bigby Road, Brigg, near Grimsby DN20 8EJ.
Saturday 7 January 2017
Protect Sherwood Forest from fracking, meeting hosted by Friends of the Earth, includes short walk in the forest, gathering with speakers at the Major Oak and tea in the café at the visitor centre, 1pm-3pm, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Swinecote Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN. Details
Monday 9 January 2017
Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire to Thorpe Salvin Parish Council, 7pm, St Peter’s Church, Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham S80 3JP. Details
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Altrincham, Trafford, Greater Manchester. Time and venue to be confirmed.
Meeting of Surrey County Council planning and regulatory committee, which may decide an application by Europa Oil & Gas to add extra security fencing at its Bury Hill Wood (Holmwood) oil exploration site. The meeting may also consider the company’s traffic management plan for the Bury Hill Wood site. To be confirmed 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN
Meeting of North Lincolnshire Council planning committee at which Egdon’s planning application for 15 years of oil and gas production at Wressle could be decided. Not confirmed. Details Continue reading “Drilling Diary 2017 via Drill or Drop”