CUADRILLA’S INVESTMENT INTO LANCASHIRE TOPS £10M

Cuadrilla has today (25 July) issued its latest “Putting Lancashire First” commitments tracker to include figures up to 30 June 2018. The new figures show that to date over £10m has been invested into the local Lancashire economy by Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas exploration operations. During the second quarter of 2018, Cuadrilla’s direct […]

CUADRILLA GRANTED FINAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING CONSENT FOR FIRST HORIZONTAL SHALE GAS WELL

Cuadrilla has today received final hydraulic fracturing consent from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for its first horizontal shale gas exploration well at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire. All other relevant planning and permits required were already secured. The company is now in the process of preparing to apply […]

CUADRILLA COMPLETES UK’S SECOND SHALE GAS HORIZONTAL WELL

Cuadrilla has successfully completed drilling the UK’s second horizontal shale gas well at its exploration site at Preston New Road in Lancashire. This second horizontal well, drilled through the Upper Bowland shale at an approximate depth of 2,100m below the surface, extends laterally for some 750 metres through the shale gas reservoir. The first horizontal […]

CUADRILLA HIGH COURT INJUNCTION FOR SHALE GAS SITE AT PRESTON NEW ROAD, LANCASHIRE EXTENDED

At the High Court in Manchester today (11th July 2018), Judge Pelling QC has awarded Cuadrilla and local farmers an extension until 1 June 2020 of the current interim injunction covering its shale gas exploration operations at Preston New Road (PNR), Lancashire. The injunction forbids trespass on the company’s PNR shale gas exploration site and […]