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 […]

UPDATE ON CUADRILLA PLANS FOR BECCONSALL SITE

The Becconsall shale gas exploration site is located near Banks in Lancashire and an exploratory well was successfully drilled by Cuadrilla in 2011 with rock samples recovered and other geological measurements recorded. No fracking took place at the site. Cuadrilla sought and was granted planning permission by Lancashire County Council on 1 May 2015 to:  […]

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY GRANTS CUADRILLA’S ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS FOR ROSEACRE WOOD

The Environment Agency has today announced that it has granted Cuadrilla all of the environmental permits required to carry out operations safely at its proposed shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood. Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, responding to today’s announcement, said: “We are pleased that the Environment Agency has granted our permits for our […]