The OGA approves Hydraulic Fracture Plan

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has today (24 September 2018) approved the Hydraulic Fracture Plan for the PNR1Z well at the Preston New Road site as described in plans put forward by Cuadrilla Bowland Limited.

The OGA has also approved a well completion proposal for the PNR1Z well, including hydraulic fracturing operations, and has approved a three-year extended well test.

More information on the OGA’s regulation of onshore hydraulic fracturing can be found here.