Cuadrilla has begun drilling at the Lancashire site where it will carry out Britain’s first fracking in six years. The shale gas explorer said that it had started work on the first well at its Preston New Road site on Thursday, almost three years after it originally hoped to do so. It intends to drill two wells and to frack them “at the end of this year”. If successful, Britain’s first shale gas production could be supplying homes by the middle of next year.
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