Cuadrilla Chief Executive Francis Egan
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Cuadrilla 'surprised' by fracking report

A key report has said fracking should not go ahead at two Lancashire sites.

The Lancashire County Council report follows an application by energy firm Cuadrilla to explore Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood for shale gas.

It comes a week before councillors are due to make a final decision on the company's planning application to extract the gas.

Cuadrilla Chief Executive Francis Egan told the BBC that he was surprised by the report and that his company was still hopeful that the projects could go ahead.

  • 21 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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