The risk of earthquakes from well operations such as acidisation, water reinjection and pressure release should be controlled in the same way as fracking, a parliamentary meeting heard today.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed it had resumed deliveries to its fracking site near Blackpool at 5.30am this morning.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed that some equipment from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool was being demobilised today.
Communities in Lancashire will never accept fracking, the government-appointed shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel, was told during a visit to Lancashire yesterday.
Lancashire fracking earth tremor was like “dropping a bag of flour on the floor” – government report
A report commissioned by the government has compared recent fracking-induced earth tremors in Lancashire to doors slamming and falling frying pans.
This post tracks the series of earth tremors linked to fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire. A red event, measuring 0.9ML was recorded at 13.41 on 14 December. It followed 7 smaller tremors which had all occurred in the previous 45 minutes. The […]
Fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, which began last week, has already been linked to 12 minor earth tremors.