Statement on Saturday’s micro-seismicity

A spokesperson for Cuadrilla today confirmed micro seismicity had been detected at 11.01pm (Saturday 24th) by the highly sophisticated monitoring system in place at the shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, near Blackpool, Lancashire. She added: “We can confirm that a micro seismic event measuring 2.1ML (local magnitude) on the Richter scale occured […]

Statement on Micro Seismicity

A spokesman for Cuadrilla confirmed that micro seismicity had been detected at 8.46pm by the highly sophisticated monitoring system in place at the shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, Lancashire.   He added:  “We can confirm that a micro seismic event measuring 1.55ML (local magnitude) on the Richter scale occurred after […]

LEADING UK OPERATOR SAYS SHALE RESULTS WILL DETERMINE ITS POTENTIAL

The UK’S leading onshore shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla today dismissed claims diminishing the potential of the Bowland Shale and said: “Wait for our results!” The operator, which resumed fracturing at the UK’s only operational shale exploration site in Preston New Road, Lancashire, last week, was responding to information published by Nottingham University today (Tuesday, […]