Cuadrilla will not need to submit a detailed environmental statement when it applies to extend the life of its mothballed fracking site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The Conservative leadership challenger, Liz Truss, has suggested that the moratorium on fracking in England should be lifted and decisions left to local people.
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The organisation representing the UK shale industry has offered to fix gas prices to industry, transport and homes.
Ineos has offered to develop a fracking test site in the UK.
IGas has estimated it could produce fracked gas for three million homes within 12-18 months if the fracking moratorium was lifted.
Shale gas companies have received refunds on their onshore licence fees because of the moratorium on fracking in England.
A crane has been installed today at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $900,000 in six months last year mostly on strategies to lift the fracking moratorium and administer its UK licences, it emerged today.
One of the flare stacks at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site was no longer visible this morning.