Cuadrilla wraps up UK’s first shale gas well drilling

The British oil and gas company Cuadrilla has completed drilling the UK’s first ever horizontal shale gas well, LNG World News reports. Cuadrilla drilled the well through the Lower Bowland Shale Formation, and it will now begin drilling a second horizontal shale well through the Upper Bowland Shale Formation. The company says it plans to hydraulically fracture both wells in the third quarter of this year.


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