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Ruth Hayhurst
Independent reporter on fracking and onshore oil and gas
Ruth Hayhurst is the only journalist reporting from the UK front lines of fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry.
She runs the independent news blog DrillorDrop.com
Her aim is to report on the campaigns for and against the industry consistently and comprehensively.
Ruth's work is followed by oil and gas companies, campaigners, politicians and journalists.
Previously, she worked as a writer for environmental organisations and as a journalist in the mainstream media, including the BBC as a producer and editor of news programmes on Radios 4 and 5 Live.
To see a list of Ruth's work on Byline click on Column on the menu on the left.
When you're there, you can support Ruth's work by clicking on Support Column at the bottom of the list of articles.

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fracking, oil, gas, campaign, planning, onshore, protest, regulation, politics, environment