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.
The Energy Minister, Andrea Leadsom, told a meeting at Westminster today that the UK would need to drill 100-200 wells before it knew whether its shale gas could be fracked.
Cuadrilla Resources has confirmed it has reported a fracking leaflet produced by Friends of the Earth to the Advertising Standards Authority, saying it was misleading and scaremongering. The company says it has also reported FoE to the Charity Commission.
Cuadrilla announced today that it is moving its headquarters to Bamber Bridge, south-east of Preston, in Lancashire. The move is expected to be early in 2016.
The chief executive of Cuadrilla, Francis Egan, rejected claims from a senior MP that the fracking industry was self-regulated. And he warned that nothing would get done if regulators were looking over the industry’s shoulder.