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Cuadrilla Resources

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UK government awards 27 new onshore oil and gas licences 18 August 2015

The Oil & Gas Authority, part of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, confirmed on August 18 that 27 licences from the 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round had been formally offered to companies, giving the green light to large-scale shale oil and gas development in the UK....

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Lancashire County Council blocks Cuadrilla fracking application 29 June 2015

An application to start fracking at a site in Lancashire, in the north west of England, was rejected by councillors on June 29. Energy firm Cuadrilla wanted to extract shale gas at the Little Plumpton site between Preston and Blackpool. LCC rejected the bid on the grounds of "unacceptable noise impact" and the "adverse urbanising effect on the landscape"....

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UK local authority recommends approval for Cuadrilla fracking permit 15 June 2015

Shale gas developer Cuadrilla Resources received a boost in its plan to start fracking in north west England on June 15 when local government recommended that its application to drill up to four exploration wells should be granted. The company's project at Preston New Road near Blackpool could become Britain's first shale gas production site....

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UK parliamentary committee calls for fracking ban 26 January 2015

A committee of MPs in the UK’s parliament has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.The government's drive for shale gas should be put on hold because it would lead to more reliance on fossil fuels, the Environmental Audit Committee said....

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Cuadrilla announces successful completion of Balcombe drilling operations 26 September 2013

On September 23, UK onshore oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla confirmed the success of its initial drilling operations in West Sussex. The company said it had started the removal of drilling equipment from the site and expected to have removed all equipment by September 28....

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Cuadrilla to submit new planning application for exploratory well in Sussex 06 September 2013

Cuadrilla has withdrawn its application to extend the time in which it can drill for oil in Balcombe, Southern England, and submitted a fresh planning application after saying the current one may not comply with regulations. The new permit application will no longer cover potential fracking at the site, which Cuadrilla may hope will allay fears of the local community....

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Cuadrilla scales back Sussex operations after protest 19 August 2013

UK shale gas and oil driller Cuadrilla Resources has scaled back its exploratory drilling operations at Balcombe in West Sussex on police advice after a major protest blocked access to the site. Up to 1,000 activists joined protest camps near the drilling site, which have divided locals in the village of Balcombe....

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News Extra: US Energy Information Administration says UK has “substantial” shale prospects 26 July 2013

An EIA report entitled 'Technically Recoverable Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources: An Assessment of 137 Shale Formations in 41 Countries Outside the United States' considers the UK to have  substantial volumes of prospective shale gas and shale oil resources within shale formations distributed in the northern, central and southern portions of the country....

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Cuadrilla in talks with United Utilities over shale gas 23 July 2013

UK water company United Utilities is in talks with Cuadrilla Resources over potential exploration of shale gas on its land. The company could let Cuadrilla hydraulically fracture, or frack, for shale gas on some of the 141,000 acres it owns in northwest England, according to the Daily Telegraph....

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Environment Agency to tighten up UK onshore drilling regulation 28 June 2013

David Forster, strategy manager at the Environment Agency (EA), told a shale gas conference in Manchester on June 25 it was currently reviewing its regulatory position over onshore oil and gas wells. Operators will soon require permits for mining waste and flaring, which could delay drilling as it will require companies to conduct extra public consultation....