Cuadrilla is an independent UK energy company led by a team of experts in unconventional sources of exploration.
Our multi-national senior management team includes members from the UK, US and Australia, who have accumulated nearly 200 years of gas exploration experience, and have previously run companies which have successfully explored more than 1,500 unconventional gas wells in the US, Canada and Europe.
We believe that exploration from unconventional oil and gas sources will become an important part of the energy mix in the years ahead, and that the UK is well placed to become a leader in the field.Click for More
The technology we use is tried, tested, proven and safe.
While shale gas production is an emerging industry, the practices and techniques we use have been widely adopted in the gas exploration business for several decades. The industry is also closely regulated, and operates under stringent guidelines set by a number of government agencies.
Maintaining the highest standards of safety and environmental protection is something we take seriously, and is the number one priority at each and every one of our sites. Our team of employees are also highly trained and have extensive experience working on gas exploration projects in Europe, the United States and Canada.Click for More
Natural gas is set to play an essential role in our energy mix in the years ahead.
With renewable sources estimated to account for at best 15 per cent of our energy use by 2020, gas – with its low carbon content relative to alternatives such as coal and oil – is well positioned to be the ‘transitional fuel’ that gives us time to develop more effective renewable.
However, with production in the North Sea declining, the UK has become a net importer of gas since 2004. It is important therefore that we take the opportunity to develop shale gas to reduce our dependency on volatile international energy markets.Click for More