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Caudrilla: fracking fluids available at Tesco

In Cuadrilla’s February submission to parliament, the company points out it’s fracking fluids are found in nappies, glass cleaner, salt, and bleach. Even salad cream gets a mention. Reading the submission you’d imagine the company simply nips down to the […]

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Some more things wrong with fracking!

Just in case you were worried that the staged PR blitz by Cuadrilla Resources, announcing a huge find of shale gas under Lancashire, to try to keep one of its main investors off life support, meant that there isn’t any […]

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Who are Cuadrilla - Company Overview - Nov 2014

Who are Cuadrilla – Company Overview – Nov 2014

Like many medium-sized companies, Cuadrilla is a network of companies owned by a parent. The parent is the most important bit: this ‘holding company’ is Cuadrilla Resource Holdings Ltd (CRH). CRH owns nine further UK companies, and seven in Europe […]

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Today we march, tomorrow we plan

Today we march, tomorrow we plan

At 8am the camp is only just beginning to wake up for what is sure to be a very interesting day. Many people will be focussing their energy on planning and organising the march from the camp site up to […]

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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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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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