ENVIRONMENT AGENCY MINDED TO GRANT ROSEACRE WOOD ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS

The Environment Agency has today announced it is minded to grant Cuadrilla the environmental permits for its proposed shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood. The decision is subject to a final round of consultation that runs until January 6. Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, responding to today’s announcement, said: “We welcome the announcement by […]

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY MINDED TO GRANT CUADRILLA ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS

The Environment Agency (EA) has today (10 November 2014) announced it is minded to grant Cuadrilla the environmental permits for its proposed shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road. The decision is subject to a final round of consultation that runs until December 15. Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, responding to today’s announcement, said: […]

CUADRILLA WELCOMES COURT’S DECISION TO UPHOLD CLAIM AND IMPOSE INTERIM INJUNCTIONS AGAINST CURRENT AND FUTURE TRESPASSING ON LOCAL FARMERS’ LAND

Today (28 August 2014), at a hearing at Manchester High Court, HHJ Hodge QC has upheld a claim submitted by local farmers and Cuadrilla for possession against trespassers who have been illegally occupying farmland at Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton since 7 August. In addition the Court has also imposed an interim injunction so […]

New video uncovers the process underpinning Cuadrilla’s shale gas proposals

A video has been launched to provide an insight into the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and the resulting Environmental Statement (ES) that supports the planning applications for both of Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas exploration sites in Lancashire. The short film, just over eight minutes long, features interviews with Cuadrilla’s chief executive Francis Egan and […]

Planning documents for proposed Roseacre Wood shale gas exploration site published

Following submission of Cuadrilla’s planning application for up to four shale gas exploration wells at its proposed site at Roseacre Wood, Lancashire County Council has formally validated and accepted the application and will now begin its own consultation regarding the proposals. The planning application and its accompanying Environmental Statement are accessible to the public from […]

Confirmation of Roseacre Wood exploration site planning application submission

Cuadrilla has submitted a planning application to Lancashire County Council (LCC) for its proposed Roseacre Wood shale gas exploration site. The proposal covers the works required to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells on the site. A detailed Environmental Statement (ES), resulting from the Environmental Impact […]