ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING DATA PUBLISHED BY CUADRILLA

Comprehensive environmental data which includes hundreds of thousands of separate air quality readings taken continuously for more than a year has been published by shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla today. The company, which operates the UK’s most advanced shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road (PNR), near Blackpool, Lancashire, has posted the data on […]

CHANGE OF TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR CUADRILLA

Technical Director Mark Lappin will retire from his full time post with Lancashire-based shale gas exploration company Cuadrilla at the end of this month.  Dr Sau-Wai Wong will take over the position on March 11, 2019. Mark has been a key member of the Cuadrilla executive management team since May 2017 and an outstanding technical […]

APPLICATION FOR PERMIT CHANGE AT PRESTON NEW ROAD

Lancashire-based onshore shale gas operator Cuadrilla has submitted plans to vary the type of hydraulic fracturing fluid it uses at its Preston New Road site. The company, based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, has applied for a permit variation to the Environment Agency and the application with full details of the requested changes are open to […]

Cuadrilla statement on Roseacre Wood

A spokesperson for Cuadrilla said: “We are naturally disappointed about the decision on Roseacre Wood and will examine the details in full before reaching a position. However, we continue to be focused on the shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, where we have recently released very encouraging flow test results from the UK’s […]

LOCAL ECONOMY BOOST DURING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

The Lancashire economy received nearly a £2m boost during the final quarter of 2018, when the first hydraulic fracturing into shale rock took place in the UK for seven years. Data from Cuadrilla’s latest Putting Lancashire First tracker revealed that direct spend with suppliers in the county soared to £1.8m during the three months to […]

CUADRILLA SHALE GAS INITIAL FLOW TEST RESULTS

Cuadrilla today announced results from its flow-testing of the UK’s first ever horizontal shale gas exploration well, drilled through the shale rock more than 7,500 feet beneath the Preston New Road exploration site in Lancashire. The company, based in nearby Bamber Bridge, said that the drilling, hydraulic fracturing and flow testing of the first horizontal […]