Support for fracking 'grows' in Blackpool and West Lancashire'

Support for fracking has increased in and around Blackpool near Cuadrilla Resource‚Äôs Bowland Basin license area, according to a survey commissioned by the firm. The phone poll of 500 people in Blackpool, Fylde and West Lancashire by Britain Thinks found 57% supported or strongly supported shale gas extraction, up from 50% in December 2012 and […]

‘Highly probable’ that shale drilling caused Blackpool tremors

A report into the tremors that hit Blackpool earlier this year suggests that it is “highly probable” that drilling for shale gas was the cause. Cuadrilla, the first company to explore shale gas in the UK, commissioned the report after two tremors near its drilling site took place. The firm recently announced there is a […]