October 2016 drilling headlines

DrillOrDrop’s digest of October’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.

  1. Minister overrules council’s refusal of Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking application and reopens inquiry on Roseacre Wood
  2. Shale opponents vow to fight on with legal challenges
  3. Mass arrests at Dakota pipeline protests
  4. Nationwide protests against Barclays Bank’s investment in fracking by Third Energy
  5. Company accounts: Cuadrilla loses $17.6m and Egdon £1.9m
  6. Planning condition delays restoration of Cuadrilla’s Becconsall site 
  7. Two polls show shale gas support at record levels
  8. Decision deferred on IGas shale gas site at Misson over wildlife covenant
  9. Upton eviction trial sees five cases dismissed
  10. Water contamination concerns prompt objections to South Downs drilling plans
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