The Yorkshire Wolds

Virtually the whole of the Yorkshire Wolds has been licensed for increasingly extreme fossil fuel extraction.

Most of the licence blocks here have been awarded to Cuadrilla Resources, with licences further north to INEOS, and Europa to the south.

Drill or Drop licence blocks Yorkshire map_crop

Updates and news on the local situation will appear here, and in the Frack Free East Yorkshire Newsletters.



Groups in this area include:

Frack Free Bridlington & Villages

Frack Free Driffield & Wolds

Keep Kilham Frack Free

Nafferton Against Fracking

– who campaigned successfully for Nafferton to be declared a Frack Free Village.  Click the link above to read more.

Frack Free Pocklington Area


For a list of groups across the whole of East Yorkshire, please see the About page.