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I`m pissed off about this! What should I do?

So you’re pissed off about fracking but don’t know what to do about it. Forming a local anti-fracking group in your area is and excellent response. You may not immediately have all the skills and free time that are needed […]

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Cuadrilla`s Big Gas Results: the devil in the details

Cuadrilla’s press conference and wine and dine dinner hosted for councilors of all levels last Wednesday in Blackpool was aimed at bigging up the benefits of ‘new gas’ in the UK in order to win over investors as well as […]

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What fracking chemicals does Cuadrilla use?

The short answer to that only Cuadrilla Resources, and perhaps its contractors, know and they have not been particularly forthcoming on this question, while simultaneously proclaiming that they are being extremely open on the issue. Some information is available on […]

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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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