A 2.9ML tremor centred on Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was felt across Lancashire this morning – the largest so far induced by fracking in the UK.
People living around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site reported shaking buildings and windows last night from a 2.1ML tremor.
More earth tremors overnight were strong enough to stop fracking for a second time this month at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
Anti-fracking campaigners have reacted with concern to news that the British Geological Survey (BGS) signed a non-disclosure agreement with Cuadrilla over access to operational data.
Cuadrilla has been accused of trying to downplay last night’s 1.6ML earth tremor caused by its fracking operation near Blackpool.
The largest earth tremor induced by fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was recorded this evening.
This post tracks earth tremors induced by the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it has resumed hydraulic fracturing at its Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
Cuadrilla has confirmed it has not solved an ongoing mechanical problem with part of the fracked well at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Shale gas regulators have cleared the way for the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool, the company said today.