Fracking firm Cuadrilla urges government to halt sealing of wells after Russian invasion

The company has been working towards plugging and abandoning two shale gas wells in Lancashire but is calling on ministers to rethink the UK’s fracking plans amid rising energy prices and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Eni UK confirmed nearly 500 barrels of oil spilled into sea off the Welsh Coast

Energy Minister said authorities are working closely with Eni UK to “ensure the company fulfils its legal obligation”

Electricity overuse put behind bars in Lancashire!

HM Garth prisoners have manufactured eco-friendly lights that use 62% less electricity

Lancashire fracking: Cuadrilla pledges to repair ‘any damage’ to homes caused by tremor

A 2.9 magnitude tremor – the largest yet – was recorded at 8.30am on 26th August, following which operations were suspended at its Preston New Road site

Largest tremor hits Cuadrilla fracking site

A 2.9 magnitude tremor was recorded at 8.30am on Monday, followed by another small tremor at 10.20pm

Cuadrilla halts fracking in Lancashire after tremor

It is the largest tremor recorded at the Preston New Road site so far

Cuadrilla resumes fracking at Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Operations had to be halted on a number of occasions due to minor tremors

Fracking firm Cuadrilla seeks extension for shale gas drilling

Fracking started at the Preston New Road site last October but operations were halted on numerous occasions due to minor tremors

Cuadrilla plans to resume fracking in Lancashire

It expects to restart hydraulic fracturing and test equipment in the third quarter of 2019

Cuadrilla refused permission for second fracking site

The government rejected the appeal because of concerns over lorry movements to the site