AJ Lucas to acquire Riverstone’s interest in Cuadrilla

Lancashire-based shale gas exploration company Cuadrilla Resources confirms that the AJ Lucas Group Limited (AJL) and Cuadrilla Boards have approved the acquisition by AJL of all of Riverstone’s shareholding interest in Cuadrilla. Following this acquisition, AJL’s holding in Cuadrilla will increase from its current level of 47.6% to approximately 93%, with the remainder of the […]

RESPONSE TO WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT ON SHALE GAS EXPLORATION

Cuadrilla notes the Government’s written ministerial statement focusing on hydraulic fracturing operations published in the UK today. The statement establishes an effective moratorium to be maintained until compelling new evidence is provided to address concerns around the prediction and management of induced seismicity. This follows on from the publication by the Oil and Gas Authority […]

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 […]

Applications to Drill, Fracture and Flow test up to Four Wells at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood

A Cuadrilla spokesperson said: “We are very disappointed that Lancashire County Council’s Planning Officers have recommended that the Council’s Development Control Committee refuse planning consent for both our applications. Officers have recommended refusal at Preston New Road only on grounds of night-time noise and at Roseacre Wood on noise and traffic concerns. We note that the […]

Environment Agency grants Cuadrilla environmental permits for Preston New Road

The Environmental Agency has today (January 16) announced it has granted Cuadrilla the environmental permits for its proposed shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road. Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, responding to today’s announcement said: “We are delighted that the Environment Agency has granted our permits for our proposed exploration site at Preston New Road. This is an […]

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: […]

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 […]