Tagged: Well Pads

17 pads in Lancashire? Really?

17 pads in Lancashire? Really?

Our friends over at Backing Fracking have been in PR overdrive again. This time they are trying to do some maths but they haven’t really thought it through. Desperate to show that fracking might create some jobs, but having very little to base it on, they have had to rely...

PEDL165

How things have changed!

Let’s take a step back in time shall we. Imagine you are back in 2012 in a packed hall in St Annes listening to a panel debate between the regulators, Cuadrilla, Friends of the Earth and local engineer Mike Hill. Somebody suggests that fracking in the Fylde will require maybe...

A hit – a very palpable hit!

A hit – a very palpable hit!

This week the Preston New Road Action Group sent out a press release which highlighted the fact that Cuadrilla are, by their own admission, planning between 80-100 well pads on their licence area. The Press release was accompanied by a diagram showing a hypothetical layout of 100 wells outside the...

Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK? Part 2

Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK? Part 2

Alan Tootill continues to examine what shale gas holds for our future 5. Cuadrilla’s ambition in PEDL165 (Fylde and West Lancs) In 2011 Cuadrilla estimated there was 200 tcf in their PEDL “patch”. If that is true, how much will they extract? Cuadrilla boss Francis Egan recently talked about 100...