Shale gas has flowed to the surface at Cuadrilla’s fracked well at Preston New Road near Blackpool, the company said this lunchtime.
Cuadrilla had to stop fracking again this morning because of another earth tremor – the biggest recorded so far.
Cuadrilla has confirmed it has started the first frack of a horizontal shale gas well today at its site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
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Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had postponed the start of fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until Monday.
The Oil and Gas Authority has cleared the way for fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking operation in Lancashire complained that they were “kettled” by police while two convoys delivered equipment to the site early this morning.