Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded.
Local authorities in England have been given new powers from tomorrow to hold meetings, including planning committees, by video or telephone conferencing.
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The Home Office has reimbursed another £1.28m to Lancashire Constabulary for the costs of policing Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road.
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
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A provisional date has been set for the decision on fracking plans in Lancashire – the first to be considered since the government announced a moratorium last year.