CUADRILLA APPLIES FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING CONSENT

Cuadrilla has submitted an application to the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the consent to hydraulically fracture the UK’s first ever horizontal shale gas well which was completed in April 2018 at its Preston New Road exploration site, Lancashire. The company has all the other necessary permits […]

CUADRILLA APPLIES FOR HIGH COURT INJUNCTION

Cuadrilla, along with local farmers, has today filed papers to the High Court, in preparation for a hearing on 31st May 2018, for an injunction covering its shale gas exploration operations at Preston New Road, Lancashire.  The proposed injunction would replace and extend the duration of an existing injunction forbidding trespass on the company’s Preston […]

CUADRILLA WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT ON SHALE GAS

Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, said: “We very much welcome the Government’s announcement today highlighting the national importance that shale gas development has in delivering a safe and secure energy source, whilst meeting the country’s Climate Change obligations. We are pleased it is also recognised, as we ourselves are proving in Lancashire, that shale gas can […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON FOE CHALLENGE AGAINST THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY’S PERMIT FOR PRESTON NEW ROAD SITE

“Cuadrilla can confirm it has been granted all necessary Environment Agency permits required for the company to hydraulically fracture at its site at Preston New Road, Lancashire.   The company is moving ahead to apply to the Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the final consent to fracture the first shale horizontal well,  which […]