Tagged: Community Benefits

An ounce of performance

  “An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises” – Mae West With that in mind lets take a look at the commitments made by Cuadrilla to the county of Lancashire back in December 2016. How are they doing after nearly two years on each of these? Let’s take...

How big would your mess of pottage have to be?

How big would your mess of pottage have to be?

Cuadrilla proudly announced today that local residents, when surveyed, had indicated that they wanted the “community benefit” promised by Cuadrilla to go to their own pockets and not to other local causes. Maybe it’s hard to blame them – if you lose 7% (government estimate from the 2014 Shale Gas...

Fracking and Community Benefits

Fracking and Community Benefits

Local MP Mark Menzies spoke in an adjournment debate in the House of Commons yesterday. He suggested that the interpretation of “well site” for the £100k payment during the exploration/appraisal stage in the OFFUGO charter should be per well and not per well site. It is therefore important for the...