Cuadrilla is an exploration company focused on discovering and recovering natural resources, primarily natural gas, from shale rock. It was incorporated in the UK in 2007 and is currently headquartered in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire in the United Kingdom. It is owned by AJ Lucas (96%), and current and former Cuadrilla management.

The board of Cuadrilla is composed of one nominee from Lucas and one member of the management team. The management team is composed of executives with considerable experience in the energy and energy services industry, supplemented by academic and industry consultants.

Currently Roy Franklin is the Lucas nominated chairman, and Francis Egan is the CEO.

As a responsible corporate entity Cuadrilla is committed to maintaining high standards of safety, environmental compliance and transparency, and has implemented a comprehensive environmental monitoring programme at Preston New Road. As a UK first it has launched an ePortal on its website which allows the public to track various elements of its environmental site monitoring.  

Cuadrilla policies in relation to Health, Safety and the Environment, Anti-Corruption and Bribery and Community Sponsorship and Donations are available from the Cuadrilla website on the following link  


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