Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Thurs 27th Jul

Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Thurs 27th Jul

Convoy of fracking trucks sneaked in at 4am but no major rig components on site, despite Cuadrilla announcement that rig has arrived (maybe a few percent is on). Previous convoy with base plate/ballast for rig still being occupied outside site, with people still on trucks after 3 days and site entrance blocked with two car […]

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Brockham Planning Consultation

Brockham Planning Consultation

Angus Energy and Surrey County Council are in a dispute over the drilling of a horizontal well in January 2017 without planning permission. Despite claiming no need for any permission, Angus applied for retrospective planning for on-site facilities (but not for the drilling). There is currently a public consultation open until 31 July.

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Billingshurst Fracking Update (UKOG) - Thurs 29th Jun

Billingshurst Fracking Update (UKOG) – Thurs 29th Jun

Communities in Sussex are continuing to resist fracking in Billinghurst where a drilling rig is now on the site at Broadford Bridge. UKOG is targeting the Kimmeridge Clay for Shale/Tight oil, threatening not just local community but whole of the Weald. Come down and support them!

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Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Mon 3rd Jul

Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Mon 3rd Jul

With the threat of Cuadrilla’s main drilling equipment beginning to try to move on site soon (though the drilling rig itself is still erected in the PR Marriott yard near Chesterfield) resistance at Preston New Road is stepping up a gear. Currently a pair of small drilling rigs are on site, drilling the initial conductor […]

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Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Sun 2nd Jul

Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Sun 2nd Jul

With the threat of Cuadrilla’s main drilling equipment beginning to try to move on site soon (though the drilling rig itself is still erected in the PR Marriott yard near Chesterfield) resistance at Preston New Road is stepping up a gear. Currently a pair of small drilling rigs are on site, drilling the initial conductor […]

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