KEY PUMPING EQUIPMENT RETURNS TO PRESTON NEW ROAD

Leading onshore shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla has today successfully remobilised hydraulic fracturing equipment to its flagship Lancashire site in Preston New Road. The company opted for an early morning convoy delivery in line with existing planning permission, designed to minimise disruption to everyone using Preston New Road. Laura Hughes, Projects and Operations Director at […]

Statement on ground water monitoring

Nick Mace, environmental and permits manager at Cuadrilla, said that a very small number of data points recorded and reported each month were missed out during a short period of time. The vast majority of parameters were monitored and reported compliantly. Nick added: “The site is the most monitored in Europe and Cuadrilla takes its […]

Statement on Contempt of Court hearing

Francis Egan, Chief Executive Officer of Cuadrilla, said: “We respect the right to legal and peaceful protest but too often we have seen the opposite with dangerous, disrespectful and illegal activity around our shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road. Local people, our staff and contractors have rights too and they must be equally […]

Statement on demobilised equipment at Preston New Road

“We have demobilised some of the specialist equipment from our shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road as we’ve finished this particular part of the work programme. “We’re looking forward now to the next phase of hydraulic fracturing and unlocking a huge economic opportunity for the county and country for decades to come. Please […]

CUADRILLA REMOBILISES KIT TO PRESTON NEW ROAD AS UK SHALE FORECASTS AND GAS IMPORTS RISE

The UK’s leading shale gas exploration company remobilised a range of specialist kit onto its flagship Lancashire fracking site today as new financial forecasting revealed the industry could create billions of pounds in economic benefits and thousands of new jobs. Cuadrilla, which is based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, delivered a range of specialist equipment onto […]

Statement on vehicle climb outside Preston New Road

A spokesperson for Cuadrilla said: “Cuadrilla has no objection to peaceful, law-abiding protest. However, today an activist climbed onto the roof of a wagon approaching our shale gas exploration site on Preston New Road causing inconvenience and disruption to road users on the highway. Our employees, contractors, and suppliers and the general public using the […]

APPLICATION FOR PERMIT CHANGE AT PRESTON NEW ROAD

Lancashire-based onshore shale gas operator Cuadrilla has submitted plans to vary the type of hydraulic fracturing fluid it uses at its Preston New Road site. The company, based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, has applied for a permit variation to the Environment Agency and the application with full details of the requested changes are open to […]