CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON 1.1ML RED EVENT

Cuadrilla can confirm that a micro seismic event measuring 1.1ML (local magnitude) was detected at about 11.30am today (Monday, October 29) whilst the team were hydraulically fracturing at our exploration site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire. This is the latest micro seismic event to be detected by the organisation’s highly sophisticated monitoring systems […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON 0.76ML RED EVENT

A micro seismic event of 0.76ML (local magnitude) was detected just after 11.30am this morning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire. Cuadrilla was hydraulically fracturing the shale rock adjacent to a horizontal well at the time and the seismicity is classed as a red event in line with […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON 0.3ML AMBER EVENT

A micro seismic event of 0.3ML (local magnitude) was detected just after 4pm this afternoon at Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire, which will be classed as an amber event in line with the traffic light monitoring system regulated by the Oil and Gas Authority. It is anticipated that […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON POSSIBLE INJUNCTION

“We are aware that a local anti-fracking campaigner has threatened to lodge a request for the Court to issue an  injunction to stop hydraulically fracturing at our Preston New Road shale gas exploration site pending the determination of a Judicial Review (JR) case against Lancashire County Council (LCC).  That JR claim asserts that LCC’s emergency […]

CUADRILLA TO START HYDRAULIC FRACTURING IN LANCASHIRE WITH GAS FLOW RESULTS EXPECTED IN THE NEW YEAR

Cuadrilla expects to start hydraulically fracturing the shale rock around the first of its two horizontal shale gas exploration wells at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in the next week. The hydraulic fracturing process at Preston New Road will take approximately three months to complete for both exploration wells. The fracturing of the […]