We've received a lot of questions about liftshares for this weekend and we just wanted to clarify a few things. The free shuttle that we provided was on 10 August. We would love to have organised something similar for Reclaim the Power. However we do not currently have the capacity to do so. We will… Continue reading No Balcombe Lift Share 16-18 August
Thought that shale gas companies were focusing only on the North? Well think again! Cuadrilla has announced that they plan to start drilling a test well in Balcombe starting in June where they will be looking for shale oil. Although Balcome parish have promised to not allow any further fracking to take place in their… Continue reading Fracking In London’s Backyard
On 25 May Frack Off London will be hosting an open meeting at Housmans Radical Booksellers from 6:30pm. The meeting will include a short film screening and a discussion about fracking and other forms of unconventional gas extraction coming to the UK. While it is unlikely that a drill rig will be erected anywhere within… Continue reading Join Frack Off London for an Open Meeting
Yesterday 30 Algerian anti-fracking activists along with members of Frack Off London and REAF held a demonstration outside a private HSBC bank that was hosting a meeting with Algerian Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi. On 9 March 2013, the Algerian government passed a law encouraging shale gas extraction. The decision to bring fracking to Algeria has… Continue reading Algerian Activists Tell Energy Minister to Frack Off!
So Lord Browne - ex-CEO of British Petroleum - is ready and willing to invest whatever it takes in UK fracking. Has he not seen any of the reports from Bloomberg, British Gas and even BP that state that the US shale gas 'bonanza' will not be replicated here? But that would also mean admitting… Continue reading If Lord Browne Wants A Fight, He’ll Get One