The pro-fracking group, Lancashire For Shale, which has backed Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, is reportedly being disbanded.
Cuadrilla has announced it expects to begin fracking near Blackpool in the next week.
The government has granted final consent for fracking at the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in Lancashire.
Yesterday Cuadrilla held another virtual tour of its Preston New Road shale gas site for online viewers (DrillOrDrop report). Lee Petts, environmental consultant and managing director of Remsol, recently had a real visit to the operation. In this guest post, he gives his impressions of the site near […]
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 […]
A company which supports the shale industry has proposed that proceeds from fracking should be used to makes homes more energy efficient and to pay for household renewable energy schemes.
A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]
Senior executives representing five shale gas companies are heading to North Yorkshire next week to promote onshore drilling to business. Opponents of fracking have described the event as a lobbying exercise for plans to frack in the county. And they accuse the organisers of side-ling business figures from […]
The government announced yesterday that Blackpool would become a centre of excellence for the energy sector. At the same time, a campaigner from the town invited the Prime Minister to explain the need for a shale gas industry in the area.