Extinction Rebellion activists blockade Preston New Road fracking site

The protestors aim to highlight what they claim is the “conscious, cynical inaction of the government” in allowing the controversial method of fossil fuel extraction to go ahead

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 with CCUS compatible with net zero goal, says government

BEIS has set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla starts work on its second well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire

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

First shale gas produced at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site

The company described the news as ‘significant and indicative of the potential of the shale’

Cuadrilla halts fracking in Lancashire again after earthquake

Operations have been paused for 18 hours, during which seismicity levels will continue to be measured