Picture Post: Cuadrilla hosts first fracking site online tour and Q&A from Preston New Road

Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.    

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The Story of how Fracking ruined my Water

Jessica Ernst will be speaking at 7pm on Wednesday 11th October at the United Reformed Church, St Georges Road, St Annes.  

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 Public Meeting

Community Strategy Conversation – For a Frack Free Lancashire  Public Meeting Hosted by Frack Free Lancashire 21 October at 13:30–17:00 @ Holy Trinity Church Dean Street, FY4 1BP Blackpool, United Kingdom For Directions:  Copy and Paste https://wego.here.com/directions/mix//Holy-Trinity-Church,-Dean-Street,-FY4-1BP-Blackpool:e-eyJuYW1lIjoiSG9seSBUcmluaXR5IENodXJjaCIsImFkZHJlc3MiOiJEZWFuIFN0cmVldCwgRlk0IDFCUCBCbGFja3Bvb2wiLCJsYXRpdHVkZSI6NTMuNzk2NDA5NzgxMjk3LCJsb25naXR1ZGUiOi0zLjA1MjcwNTIzNTg5ODksInByb3ZpZGVyTmFtZSI6ImZhY2Vib29rIiwicHJvdmlkZXJJZCI6MjAwNTI3ODY2NjgwMzMwfQ==?map=53.79758,-3.05346,18,normal&fb_locale=en_GB

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GREEN MONDAYS AND NEWS SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 ROWLAND We received this notice from Allan Todd, of the Green Party, about future events they are hosting at the Preston New Road site. This Monday the 18th. both Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley will be speaking with others. Yesterday we

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What happened to the National College of Onshore Oil and Gas?

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2017   Students looking for a career in the onshore oil and gas industry were expected to enrol in a new national college this month. But although the college has received an estimated £1.5m in start-up money from government and industry,

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What’s happening this week? 21-27 August 2017

By Ruth Hayhurst In this week’s listings: Closing date for comments on applications for environmental permits at three sites; Rallies at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool; INEOS Upstream at the Bright Blue Energy and Climate Change Forum Gathering on the Green, Lytham, Lancashire; The

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UK shale gas overhyped because geology is unsuitable for fracking – Scottish research

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 17, 2017 Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site where drilling is expected to begin this week. As Cuadrilla prepares to drill the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells, research from a Scottish university suggests the country’s geology won’t support fracking.

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Council bans pedestrians from fracking site verges until 2019 after spending £59k on security guards

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/council-bans-pedestrians-from-fracking-site-verges-until-2019-after-spending-59k-on-security-guards/#more-49695 Pedestrians have been barred from using the grass verges beside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than a year and a half. Lancashire County Council said this afternoon it had issued two temporary regulation orders for

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Cuadrilla announces doubling of spending in Lancashire

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/cuadrilla-announces-doubling-of-spending-in-lancashire/#more-49716 The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today it had doubled the amount of money it had spent in Lancashire in the second quarter of the year. The company today released the latest figures of what it called its

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What’s happening this week? 7-13 August 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 7, 2017 What’s happening this week? 7-13 August 2017 In this week’s listings:Lancashire fracking protest court hearing;  Don’t Drill The Weald rally; Comment deadline on planning applications;  Premier and screenings of An Inconvenient Sequel:   Truth to Power; Gathering on the Green;  Plus

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