WORK BEGINS AT SHALE GAS EXPLORATION SITE IN LANCASHIRE

Cuadrilla is pleased to announce the start of initial surface construction works on its shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton. Planning consent was granted in October 2016 and Lancashire County Council recently discharged the planning conditions and approved Cuadrilla’s associated management plans for the works. The surface site, which is […]

CUADRILLA WELCOMES SHALE GAS WEALTH FUND

Cuadrilla warmly welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement in today’s Autumn Statement that 10% of tax revenues from shale gas developments, up to a maximum of £10m per site, will be put into a Shale Wealth Fund which could deliver up to £1 billion of investment in local communities hosting shale gas developments over the next 25 […]

ENERGY COMPANIES RENEW FYLDE RUGBY CLUB SPONSORSHIP

As one of the club’s main sponsors Cuadrilla and Centrica Energy – will again have their names on the first team shirts for the new 2015-2016 National One League season. The agreement also means that the Lancashire shale gas exploration partners will continue to support the club’s junior rugby development. Fylde RU chairman Andy Hiles said: […]

ROY FRANKLIN OBE APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF CUADRILLA

Roy Franklin OBE has been appointed as the new Chairman of Cuadrilla Resources. Mr Franklin joined the board of Cuadrilla Resources in 2012 and will take up his new post with immediate effect. A geologist by training, he has extensive petroleum industry experience, including several positions with British oil and gas companies. He joined the […]

Planning documents for proposed Preston New Road 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 Preston New Road, to the west of Little Plumpton, Lancashire County Council has formally validated and accepted the application and will now begin their own consultation regarding the proposals.  The planning application and its accompanying Environmental […]

Confirmation of Preston New Road exploration site planning application submission

Cuadrilla has submitted a planning application to Lancashire County Council (LCC) for its proposed Preston New Road 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 […]