Fracking regulator requests 'extensive' data on tremors at suspended Cuadrilla site

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Shale gas drilling remains suspended at Cuadrilla's fracking site in Lancashire | Credit: 70023venus2009
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Shale gas drilling remains suspended at Cuadrilla's fracking site in Lancashire | Credit: 70023venus2009

Shale gas operations remain paused at Lancashire site after largest seismic tremor to date was recorded last week

The UK's Oil & Gas Authority has requested "extensive data and analysis" on seismicity around Cuadrilla's fracking facility in Lancashire, after the largest tremors to date were recorded at the site last...

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