Cuadrilla Elswick Limited has confirmed a planning application has been submitted to Lancashire County Council (9 January 2020) in relation to its Elswick site.
This is an existing and longstanding site with a single producing gas well. The application is to retain and extend the producing life of this well, allowing for continued use of Elswick Generation Station for natural gas extraction and electricity generation for a further five years.
This planning application does not involve drilling, fracking or indeed any major works.
Consultation on this planning application lasts until the 7 February 2020.