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In First For UK, Govt Clears Cuadrilla To Frack Shale Gas Site
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Cuadrilla became the first operator in Britain to receive final consent from the government to frack an onshore horizontal exploration well, paving the way for commercial production.
Drilling and Completion Tick Up in the UK
Thursday, September 21, 2017 A handful of wells mark the return of upstream development in the UK.
Green Energy Firm Fights UK Fracking Plans
Friday, December 09, 2016 Green energy firm Ecotricity is challenging the fracking industry by submitting applications for its new Green Gas Mills on sites already proposed for fracking.
UK Government Gives Go-Ahead for Fracking in NW England
Thursday, October 06, 2016 The UK Department of Communities and Local Government rules that Cuadrilla Resources can proceed with shale gas exploration, including hydraulic fracturing, at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire.
UK Minister Says Govt Backs Fracking, Ahead of Key Permit Decision
Monday, October 03, 2016 The UK government still supports fracking in general, says Communities Minister Sajid Javid, days before his department is due to rule on whether to grant a shale gas fracking permit in northwest England.
UK Shale Gas: UKOOG Responds to Labour's Fracking Ban Pledge
Monday, September 26, 2016 UKOOG says that a "one size fits all" approach to energy policy in the UK would have a detrimental effect on the economy as the Labour Party pledges to ban fracking.
UK PM: Households to Receive Share in Fracking Wealth
Sunday, August 07, 2016 UK Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to overcome local opposition to fracking by insisting monies from the Shale Wealth Fund go directly to households in areas where the activity occurs.
Shale Gas UK: A Pivotal Year Ahead
Friday, January 08, 2016 A new-found determination from the UK government to fast track the development of a shale gas industry means 2016 looks set to be a make-or-break year for the UK's frackers.
UK Uses New Powers to Rule on Cuadrilla Shale Gas Permits
Friday, November 27, 2015 The UK will use new powers to determine whether to allow shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources to carry out fracking at two sites in northwest England.
UK Awards 27 Blocks for Shale Exploration in Latest Licensing Round
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 The Oil & Gas Authority announces that 27 onshore blocks from the 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round will be formally offered to companies involved in shale gas exploration.
What Now for UK Shale Gas?
Monday, July 27, 2015 Rigzone asks UKOOG Chief Executive Ken Cronin what's next for the UK's nascent shale gas industry.
Cuadrilla Appeals Council's Shale Gas Planning Refusals
Thursday, July 23, 2015 Cuadrilla Resources says it will appeal decisions made last month by a local authority in northwest England to refuse planning applications for shale gas exploration sites.
Cuadrilla Suffers Further Setback as Fracking Application Rejected
Monday, June 29, 2015 Cuadrilla Resources suffers another setback to its plans to frack for shale gas in northwest England after local authority rejects another application to drill in Lancashire.
Cuadrilla Defends Fracking Plans Following Application Rejection
Friday, June 26, 2015 Cuadrilla defends its proposed plans for shale gas fracking in northwest England, following Lancashire County Council's decision to reject the company's application due to traffic related issues.
British Officials Reject Key Shale Gas Fracking Application
Thursday, June 25, 2015 British officials reject a Cuadrilla Resources application for shale gas fracking in northwest England, a landmark decision that is likely to deter potential investors in Britain's nascent shale gas industry.
UK Officials Delay Decision On Key Shale Gas Permit Again
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 British officials have adjourned until Monday the process for deciding whether to grant shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources a project planning permit in northwest England.
UK Officials Delay Shale Permit Decision To Wednesday
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 British officials have adjourned until Wednesday the process for deciding on whether to grant shale gas firm Cuadrilla a project planning permit in northwest England.
Planning Officers Approve Cuadrilla Fracking Project in UK
Monday, June 15, 2015 Planning officers at Lancashire County Council have approved a proposed fracking project in the UK, according to a Cuadrilla statement.
UK Shale Gas Firm Cuadrilla Hits Further Planning Snag
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Cuadrilla hits another obstacle to getting the gas out of the ground when a local council refuses it a permit for a site where it wanted to take geological measurements.
Cuadrilla Gets Planning Set Back to its Fracking Plans
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Local planning officers deal a blow to Cuadrilla's fracking plans at Preston New Road and Roseacre despite the award of Environment Agency permits.
Shale Firm Cuadrilla Wins UK Exploration Permits
Friday, January 16, 2015 The UK's Environment Agency grants permits to shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources to carry out exploration at a site in northwest England.
UK Announces 14th Onshore Licensing Round
Monday, July 28, 2014 UK Energy Minister Matthew Hancock announces the country's 14th Landward Licensing Round.
Cuadrilla Drilling Application Accepted by Lancashire Council
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Cuadrilla Resources is a step closer to starting fracking operations in the northwest of England after Lancashire County Council validates and accepts an application to drill at Preston New Road.
UK Shale Gas Firm Cuadrilla to Submit Plans to Frack in Lancashire
Monday, May 19, 2014 UK shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources to submit plans to hydraulically fracture up to four exploration wells in Lancashire.
Cuadrilla Consults Residents Ahead of Exploration Frack
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Cuadrilla Resources engages with public ahead of fracking in Lancashire, England.
Cuadrilla: UK Could Produce Shale Gas in 4 Years in Emergency
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Shale gas production could begin within four years if the current crisis in Ukraine escalates.
Britain Far from Primed for Shale Gas Exploration, Experts Say
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Britain's lack of onshore drilling infrastructure and local opposition will impede the development of shale gas exploration, according to speakers at the Shale UK conference.
Cuadrilla CEO: Greens Making the 'Perfect' the Enemy of the 'Good'
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Environmentalists opposed to shale gas fracking risk damaging the role that natural gas can play in combating manmade carbon dioxide emissions.
Foreign Interest in UK Shale Gas Steps Up
Thursday, November 21, 2013 A recent shale gas deal in northwest England looks to be the start of several farm-ins involving large, international firms seeking exposure to unconventional oil and gas in the UK.
GDF Suez Buys into UK Shale Gas Projects
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 GDF Suez will buy a 25-percent share in 13 UK unconventional gas licenses currently owned by Dart Energy in a farm-out deal.
Survey: Bowland Basin Residents 'Support' Shale Gas Exploration
Thursday, October 17, 2013 A survey shows that 57 percent of respondents who live in the Bowland Basin shale gas area in northwest England support shale gas exploration.
UKOOG: Greenpeace's Anti-Fracking Plan 'Misleading'
Monday, October 14, 2013 Greenpeace's plan to encourage UK landowners to join together in legally opposing hydraulic fracturing is "misleading", according to the UK Onshore Operators Group.
Shale Gas Explorer Cuadrilla to Shift UK Drilling Site
Friday, October 04, 2013 Cuadrilla says it quit a potential exploration site in northern England over concerns that its operations would disrupt bird life and will select an alternative site nearby.
Cuadrilla Completes Balcombe Drill
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Cuadrilla Resources completes its controversial drill at Balcombe, England, confirming the presence of hydrocarbons there.
Gas Driller Freezes Plans in Rural Britain after Fracking Protests
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 Shale gas driller Cuadrilla Resources withdraws an application to extend drilling and horizontal well testing at a site near Balcombe village beyond Sept. 28.
Cuadrilla Scales Back Drilling due to Anti-Fracking Protest
Friday, August 16, 2013 Cuadrilla Resources says it will temporarily scale back its drilling activities in Balcombe, southern England, due to stepping up of anti-fracking protest.
New Permit Proposals Could Slow UK Shale Drilling
Friday, August 09, 2013 Britain's Environment Agency proposes new guidance that could further delay the already lengthy application process for launching shale and other unconventional oil and gas exploration.