The maximum strength of tremors induced by new fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site has been estimated at 3.1ML, the company said in a document published today.
Cuadrilla looks likely to miss the planning deadline to frack its second shale gas well at Preston New Road, in Lancashire, correspondence has revealed.
Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.
The risk of earthquakes from well operations such as acidisation, water reinjection and pressure release should be controlled in the same way as fracking, a parliamentary meeting heard today.
This month could see the start of horizontal drilling at the IGas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire and the spudding of Rathlin Energy’s second well at West Newton. The Court of Appeal is due to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the Ineos injunction and […]
A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
The regulation and impact of induced earth tremors accounted for more than a third of the parliamentary answers about fracking from the energy minister this week.