Yearly Archives: 2011

Why does Cuadrilla own an old gas well near Elswick in Lancashire?

The Elswick-1 gas well was completed and stimulated by Independent Energy in 1993. The gas field, which was commissioned in 1996, produces gas from a low permeability sandstone reservoir at a depth of around 4000 ft and is used to […]

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Adventures with the Beeb

Adventures with the Beeb

It’s been a long day but a good day. It’s been great seeing the camp take shape. It’s 9.30 and it’s dark and getting cold but people are still working hard all over the site to get everything ready for […]

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Day Two in Lancashire

Day Two in Lancashire

Day two in Lancashire started pretty slowly. After attending the REAF meeting the previous night and having lots of engaging discussions with the local campaigners I lay awake for what seemed like hours, my brain buzzing, assimilating what I had […]

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Camp Frack blog

Camp Frack is just around the corner so we thought it would be a good idea to blog about the event; before during and after. How will the event come together? What will happen over the course of the weekend? […]

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Fracking might soon be taking place on everyone's doorstep

Fracking might soon be taking place on everyone’s doorstep

My involvement in the Frack Off campaign didn’t really make sense until I arrived in Lancashire yesterday, laid eyes on Cuadrilla’s drilling site at Banks for the first time and met the local people directly affected. Attending meetings in Brighton […]

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Frack Off to Camp Frack

Fracking is coming What is Fracking Why we need to fight Fracking Frack Off – direct action network Lancashire: The front line Camp Frack – 17/18th Sept, Lancashire Transport to the camp Workshops in the Frack Off space Fracking is […]

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The UK’s lack of fracking regulation is insane

The UK government must not permit further drilling of shale gas until we can be assured that fracking is safe. Read George Monbiot’s blog in the Guardian

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Ribble Estuary Against Fracking

So the first FrackOff! team up in Lancs have got the ball rolling rolling rolling… lots of flyers in letterboxes, conversations on doorsteps and posters across villages all around the 5 different fracking sites. Concentrating on Banks – where the […]

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