Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released its study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. In this guest post, professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell assess the case […]
Cuadrilla vows to put “Lancashire First” but picks first fracking site contractor from Gtr Manchester
Cuadrilla is pushing ahead with plans for fracking in Lancashire with the announcement of a contract for preparation work at one of its sites. It has also made six commitments to the county – if shale gas were produced locally.
A community group and a resident have applied to the High Court to challenge decisions by the Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, over Cuadrilla’s plans to frack near Blackpool.
Francis Egan on drilling in 2017, low gas prices, financing expansion and how many wells can you fit on a site
The chief executive of shale gas company, Cuadrilla, gave evidence last week to peers on his company’s operations, financing and plans for the future.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has announced a loss of $17.671m for the 12 months ending 31 December 2015, up from $11.568m on the previous year.
Francis Egan, Chief Executive, Cuadrilla “We are very pleased that we can now move ahead with our shale gas exploration plans which will start to create new economic growth opportunities and jobs for people in Lancashire and the UK. “As a Lancashire business we are proud that the […]
The front page of today’s Times reports that the Advertising Standards Authority has backed complaints about an anti-fracking leaflet by Friends of the Earth.
The shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary confirmed this morning that the next Labour government would ban fracking.
A group campaigning to prevent fracking at a field at Little Plumpton near Blackpool has said it is surprised at plans by Cuadrilla to drill four groundwater monitoring boreholes on the site.
A group opposed to fracking in Lancashire is taking inspiration from a Christmas decoration as it prepares to challenge the drilling industry for a second time.