CUADRILLA DECISION ON ROSEACRE WOOD ANNOUNCED

Onshore shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla today announced it would not appeal against the decision to refuse planning permission for a new site at Roseacre Wood, Lancashire. Cuadrilla, which is headquartered in nearby Bamber Bridge, said it would continue to progress operations at its flagship site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, where early results […]

Cuadrilla statement on Roseacre Wood

A spokesperson for Cuadrilla said: “We are naturally disappointed about the decision on Roseacre Wood and will examine the details in full before reaching a position. However, we continue to be focused on the shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road, where we have recently released very encouraging flow test results from the UK’s […]

CONSULTATION GOES LIVE ON A REVISED TRANSPORT ROUTE FOR PROPOSED ROSEACRE WOOD SHALE GAS EXPLORATION SITE

Public consultation materials regarding a revised transport route strategy and related environmental information for Cuadrilla’s application for a temporary shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood, Lancashire have been released today. The consultation will run from 29th November 2017 to 10th January 2018. Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, said: “We believe that the proposed new […]

CUADRILLA COMMENT ON DECISION OF THE DCLG SECRETARY OF STATE TO DETERMINE ITS APPEALS FOR EXPLORATORY SHALE GAS SITES

Commenting on the decision of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to determine Cuadrilla’s Appeals for the proposed exploratory shale gas sites and monitoring arrays at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood, Lancashire a Cuadrilla spokesperson said: “We note the decision of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to […]

CUADRILLA TO APPEAL PLANNING APPLICATION REFUSALS FOR LANCASHIRE SHALE GAS EXPLORATION SITES

Cuadrilla plans to appeal Lancashire County Council’s (LCC) Development Control Committee’s decisions last month to refuse planning consent for two applications for temporary shale gas exploration sites. The applications sought planning permission to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells on each of two sites, one at […]

STATEMENT FROM CUADRILLA REGARDING LANCASHIRE COUNTRY COUNCIL’S DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE’S DECISION TO DENY PLANNING CONSENT FOR THE APPLICATION TO DRILL, FRACTURE AND FLOW TEST UP TO FOUR WELLS AT ROSEACRE WOOD

“We are disappointed but not surprised that Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee has denied planning consent for our application at Roseacre Wood, as their decision follows a negative recommendation by the Council’s Planning Officers.  We are committed to the responsible exploration and development of the huge quantity of natural gas locked up in the […]

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: […]