MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM CUADRILLA AND SEE YOU IN 2019

Lancashire’s shale gas exploration company Cuadrilla today said it was demobilising some equipment from its exploration site before Christmas, but already looking forward to welcoming it back in 2019. And the team, which is based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire and operates the UK’s first horizontal shale gas exploration wells in Preston New Road, near Blackpool, […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON 0.9ML RED EVENT

“A series of micro seismic events in Blackpool have been recorded on the British Geological Survey (BGS) website today 14 December. The largest recorded was 0.9ML (local magnitude) at about 2pm. This occurred whilst we were hydraulically fracturing at the Preston New Road exploration site. “Detected by Cuadrilla’s sophisticated monitoring system, and verified by the […]

CUADRILLA STATEMENT ON 1.5ML TRAILING EVENT

A series of micro seismic events in Blackpool have been recorded on the British Geological Survey website this morning following hydraulic fracturing at our shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, Lancashire. The largest recorded was 1.5ML (local magnitude) at about 11.20am. This occurred after hydraulic fracturing had finished for the day. According to […]

RESTORATION WORK COMPLETE AT SHALE EXPLORATION SITE

Work to restore the Grange Hill shale gas exploration site located near Singleton in Lancashire has been completed, with the area returned to its original pre-exploration use as agricultural land. Cuadrilla moved equipment on site during the summer to start the restoration work, which included decommissioning and plugging the well. The exploratory well at Grange […]