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Microseismic event stops Preston New Road operations

Microseismic event stops Preston New Road operations

August 22, 2019 No Comments

Cuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the location. A spokesman for Cuadrilla confirmed that micro seismicity had been detected at 8.46pm by the highly sophisticated monitoring system in place at the shale gas exploration site at […]

Cuadrilla Halts Fracking Operations in UK

Cuadrilla Halts Fracking Operations in UK

December 17, 2018 No Comments

“A series of micro seismic events in Blackpool have been recorded on the British Geological Survey (BGS) website today 14 December. The largest recorded was 0.9ML (local magnitude) at about 2pm. This occurred whilst we were hydraulically fracturing at the Preston New Road exploration site. “Detected by Cuadrilla’s sophisticated monitoring system, and verified by the […]

CUADRILLA GRANTED FINAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING CONSENT

CUADRILLA GRANTED FINAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING CONSENT

July 25, 2018 No Comments

Cuadrilla has received final hydraulic fracture consent from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for its first horizontal shale gas exploration well at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire. All other relevant planning and permits required were already secured. The company is now in the process of preparing to apply for […]

Cuadrilla Generates Nearly £9M Into Lancashire’s Economy

Cuadrilla Generates Nearly £9M Into Lancashire’s Economy

April 30, 2018 No Comments

Cuadrilla has today (30 April) issued its latest “Putting Lancashire First” commitments tracker to include figures up to 31st March 2018. The latest report reveals that during the first quarter of 2018 spend in the Lancashire economy by Cuadrilla and its suppliers now stands at some £8.6 million. During the first three months of this […]

Cuadrilla Says Lancashire Economy Benefits from Shale

Cuadrilla Says Lancashire Economy Benefits from Shale

January 30, 2018 No Comments

Cuadrilla, today issued its latest “Putting Lancashire First” commitments tracker to include figures up to 31st December 2017. The latest report reveals that during the last quarter of 2017 spend in the Lancashire economy from Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration operations has increased by over £2 million to a total of £6.8 million. The total full […]