- But Cuadrilla halts drill after tremor A BASIN in the
northwest of England could hold multi trillions of
cubic feet (cf) of shale gas, said the company exploring it.
Peter Turner, Cuadrilla Resources vice president of
exploration, told PEU in Warsaw that recent drilling had
confirmed a large shale-gas deposit in the Bowland basin, close
to Manchester, in the northwest of England. But drilling is now
on hold after a small local earthquake not thought to be
linked to fracturing (fracing) work prompted fears in
British media about Cuadrillas shale-gas drilling
programme. Cuadrilla has completed six of 12 wells it...