PR Marriott Community Fracking Blockade (East Midlands)


With site construction at Cuadrilla Resources’ flagship fracking site at Preston New Road in Lancashire drawing to a close, attention is turning to resisting the upcoming drilling phase of the project. Cuadrilla’s main drilling equipment is stored on it drilling contractor, PR Marriott, yard at Danesmoor near Chesterfield. A rolling blockade of the yard will likely continue for the foreseeable future.

The yard operated by PR Marriott Drilling, the largest onshore deep drilling company based in the UK, stores numerous drilling and workover rigs, and associated equipment. Marriott have extremely close links to Cuadrilla Resources, and stores Cuadrilla’s drilling and hydraulic fracturing equipment. It is also a base for the seismic survey Ineos is trying to conduct in the East Midlands.

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