Anti-fracking campaigners have reacted with concern to news that the British Geological Survey (BGS) signed a non-disclosure agreement with Cuadrilla over access to operational data.
The largest earth tremor induced by fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was recorded this evening.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
This post tracks earth tremors induced by the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it was preparing to frack again at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire.
This month sees a legal challenge at the Court of Appeal against Ineos’s protest injunction. The inquiry closes into IGas plans for Ellesmere Port. Work is underway at Misson and West Newton well sites and plans are due to be submitted for a new site in Surrey.
Data from Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool has confirmed that the company vented the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, while it was testing the well last month.
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed that some equipment from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool was being demobilised today.