Cuadrilla said this morning it had finished drilling the UK’s second horizontal shale gas well and would soon prepare for hydraulic fracturing at the site in Lancashire. The announcement coincided with news that a hose pipe ban for residents in the county would begin on 5 August.
A march led by women tomorrow (Tuesday 3 April) marks the beginning of a three-month campaign against fracking.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have again called for a moratorium – this time after heavy rain flooded land in areas earmarked for shale gas exploration.
24th July 2014 Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Water use in fracking Ineos shale gas processing plans at Grangemouth With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
11th July 2014 Cuadrilla has again confirmed to Balcombe Parish Council that it does not plan to frack at Balcombe “now or in the future”. The company was responding to a letter, written three years ago by one of its directors to the Department of Energy and Climate […]