Cuadrilla has confirmed that it has finished the flow test on its second horizontal shale gas well at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The exploration site at West Newton, north of Hull, has more oil than previously estimated, investors in the site said today.
Cuadrilla’s major investor, A J Lucas, has said up to 72 lateral wells could be drilled from a shale gas site like Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has said it continues to give the shale gas company its “full support” in the face of a moratorium on fracking announced two days ago.
Fire fighters were called to the Horse Hill oil site near Horley in Surrey this morning (3/11/2019).
The pro-fracking group, Lancashire For Shale, which has backed Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, is reportedly being disbanded.
Cuadrilla has said it will make small goodwill payments to people living near its Lancashire shale gas site who said their homes were damaged by the UK’s largest fracking-induced tremor in August.