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  • 16 January 2015

    The UK’s Environment Agency said granted the environmental permits Cuadrilla needs to carry out operations safely at their proposed shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, Plumpton in Lancashire.

  • 26 June 2012

    Cuadrilla Resources, the British shale gas exploration and production business, has announced the appointment of Francis Egan as the company’s new Chief Executive. Egan, who will take up this post on 9 July, has been appointed to lead Cuadrilla through its next stage of development, as the business gets ready to further explore the Bowland […]

  • 13 February 2019

    Lancashire-headquartered Cuadrilla has been denied the permit to run drilling and fracturing operations at its second shale gas well in Lancashire. 

  • 24 September 2013

    Cuadrilla said that the Balcombe exploration drilling operations have been successfully completed. The company has commenced the removal of its drilling equipment from the site and expects to have removed all equipment by 28th September. On-site operations involved the drilling of a vertical exploration well to an approximate depth of 2,700ft, collecting 294ft of rock […]

  • 20 January 2013

    Cuadrilla has announced it plans to submit a planning application to Lancashire County Council to hydraulically fracture and flow test the well site near Banks. Cuadrilla is exploring for natural gas in Lancashire. Having already drilled a vertical well at the site near Banks they are now planning to submit an application to advance the […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Cuadrilla Resources said that the Environment Agency has granted Cuadrilla all of the environmental permits required to carry out operations safely at its proposed shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood.

  • 14 March 2013

    Cuadrilla of UK said it has strengthened its commitment to environmental assessments and shale exploration in Lancashire. Francis Egan, Cuadrilla’s Chief Executive, said: “Ongoing technical analysis of the data we have gathered from our exploration of the Bowland Basin Shale in Lancashire has confirmed our assessment that the 1200 km2 licence area holds at least […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Cuadrilla will be applying for an extension to the current planning permission in order to allow time to carry out measurement of the pressure of the gas in the shale rock at its Becconsall well, near Banks. The well will not be hydraulically fractured. Following the pressure measurement programme it is planned that the well […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Research & Development

    Following extensive public consultation Cuadrilla Resources will submit, before the end of the month, a planning application to Lancashire County Council to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells at its proposed exploration site at Preston New Road. Once the planning application for Preston New Road has […]

  • 19 August 2013

    After taking advice from Sussex Police, Cuadrilla is temporarily scaling back drilling operations ahead of Balcombe ‘No Dash for Gas Action Camp0’ protests. During this time, company’s main concern is the safety of their staff, Balcombe’s residents and the protesters following threats of direct action against the exploration site. Cuadrilla says they plan to resume full operations […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Cuadrilla Resources has announced the proposed locations for two new exploration sites in the Fylde as part of its work to understand the full potential of Lancashire’s shale gas resources. The company intends to apply for planning permission to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells on […]

  • 17 July 2018

    Lancashire-headquartered Cuadrilla has completed drilling the UK’s second horizontal shale gas well at its exploration site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.

  • 13 June 2013

    Centrica plc has become a 25 per cent investment partner in the Cuadrilla Resources operated Lancashire Bowland shale gas exploration licence area. The ownership of the joint venture before the transaction was 75 per cent Cuadrilla and 25 per cent A J Lucas.  Francis Egan, Cuadrilla’s CEO, said: “Today’s announcement represents a significant step in our […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Cuadrilla Resourcess said it has been awarded the Pionki Exploration Licence in Poland. The licence covers an area of 207,372 acres (827.42 km²), and is located in east-central Poland in the greater Lublin Trough/Radom-Krasnik High.  Cuadrilla will, in the first instance, be undertaking a 150km 2D seismic program which is expected to be completed in […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Cuadrilla of UK said it has made a decision to re-spud its well at Anna’s Road. Re-spudding entails discontinuing its current well and preparing another about 10 feet away from the original. Re-spudding wells is common practice in the industry. The consequence of this is that the completion of the company’s drilling operations at Anna’s […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Cuadrilla will install a comprehensive suite of monitoring equipment at its Anna’s Road site so that it can undertake seismic and fracture monitoring in the area. The company, which is exploring for natural gas in shale rock deep beneath the surface in Lancashire, completed the installation of the sensitive monitoring technology around its Banks site […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Cuadrilla has announced plans to drill an exploration well at its Balcombe site later this year. The company intends to commence discussions with local residents to explain exactly what this work will involve. The drilling work will commence in the summer. Specifically Cuadrilla plans to drill and take samples of the underground rock in a […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Cuadrilla Resources has announced that it will submit a planning application for a horizontal well at its Anna’s Road site. The British company is exploring for natural gas in Lancashire and by drilling a horizontal well at Anna’s Road will be able to gain a better understanding of the consistency of the Shale rock and […]

  • 14 December 2012

    “Today’s news is a turning point for the country’s energy future. Shale gas has the potential to create jobs, generate tax revenues, reduce our reliance on imported gas, and improve our balance of payments,” said Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla Resources. “Our exploration has shown that under Lancashire there is a belt of gas-filled shale […]

  • 26 January 2015

    Following Lancashire County Council’s Planning Officers recommendations to refuse planning consent for Cuadrilla’s two shale gas exploration licenses, the company requested to delay the determination of the planning applications.

  • 3 April 2018

    Lancashire-headquartered Cuadrilla has completed drilling the UK’s first ever horizontal shale gas well at its exploration site at Preston New Road.

  • 25 April 2014

    Cuadrilla Resources said it is continuing to consult with residents on proposals for two shale gas exploration sites in the Fylde. The company has been carrying out an extensive programme of public consultation for the two sites at Roseacre Wood and Preston New Road, writing to over 9,000 households and holding a variety of events […]