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, […]

SHALE EXPLORATION WILL PUT LANCASHIRE AT THE HEART OF THE UK’S HYDROGEN ECONOMY – SAYS CUADRILLA’S FRANCIS EGAN

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” I have been frequently reminded of this quote, attributed to the great American humourist Mark Twain, as I have watched, listened to and read many reports and commentary pieces on the UK’s recent decision […]

Statement on latest BEIS public attitudes tracker

Rowland Wright, external affairs director at leading onshore shale gas operator Cuadrilla, said: “It is disappointing to see the latest data. We’re based in Lancashire and lots of our staff live nearby so, for us, it just doesn’t reflect the continued and strengthening support that we see every day from local people. “There is clear […]

Statement on shale gas compatibility with climate change

Nick Mace, environmental manager at Cuadrilla, said: “Establishing a shale gas industry here in the UK is absolutely compatible with and indeed critical for reducing global carbon emissions and supporting the country’s energy needs as we move towards creating more renewable energy. “At the moment, renewables simply cannot create anywhere near enough energy to meet […]

Committed to local talent as Blackpool school scoops £10,000 science prize

Cuadrilla is delighted that future scientists and engineers from Highfield Leadership Academy have scooped the £10,000 first prize of science funding for their school in the seventh annual Young Engineers challenge at Blackpool and The Fylde College. Passionate about encouraging more young people to enter the engineering profession, the onshore shale gas operator has sponsored […]

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 […]