Cuadrilla finishes drilling at Balcombe

Cuadrilla’s controversial drilling operations at Balcombe in West Sussex – which attracted media attention after a protest camp was set up (pictured) – have come to an end, with the firm confirming the presence of hyrdrocarbons at the well. Andrew Quarles, Cuadrilla’s Exploration Director said: “The well was a success and we are very encouraged by […]

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