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Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire

The first company to drill for shale gas in the UK plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince policymakers to relax safety rules.  Cuadrilla will drill a second well near Blackpool after it was forced to abandon the first, which caused multiple earth tremors.  It plans to remobilise its drilling and fracking equipment within the coming months to test gas flows from the site before its permission expires in November.  Read more...

 

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