Aurora Energy Resources has announced it is seeking consent to frack for shale gas in West Lancashire.
Anti-fracking campaigners have accused Cuadrilla of leaving local people “in the dark” as more equipment was removed off the company’s Preston New Road site this week.
Lorries have been taking equipment off Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool over the past two days.
Two-thirds of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well was not fracked during a nine-week operation last autumn, according to reports that the company, Cuadrilla, tried to keep secret.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced that production has resumed from the Portland oil formation at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had postponed the start of fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until Monday.
A Lancashire campaigner is going to court to try to stop Cuadrilla fracking near Blackpool. He says he fears the authorities have failed to protect local people from emergencies at the site.