The company that supplied a crane to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool has pulled out of the job and is waiting to remove its equipment.
Updated: Council says Cuadrilla breached planning condition by delivering rig to Lancs shale site overnight
Cuadrilla breached conditions of its planning permission when it brought the drilling rig into its site near Blackpool early this morning, according to Lancashire County Council.
Anti-fracking campaigners have been protesting this morning outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool and at a supplier of drilling equipment in Derbyshire.
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Cuadrilla installed a conductor rig this morning at its shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]
Opponents of oil exploration at a site in West Sussex have called for an immediate stop to work after the drill rig was installed yesterday.
In the past few minutes, UK Oil and Gas has confirmed it has installed a drill rig at its oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
INEOS confirmed today it would submit a planning application in early May for a vertical shale gas well on the edge of the village of Marsh Lane in north Derbyshire.
A leading member of Lancashire County Council joined criticism today of Cuadrilla’s record on planning conditions.