Balcombe-2Z

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General informations:

Administrative Information
Operator: 
CUADRILLA RESOURCES LIMITED
License or consession: 
PED 244
Administrative country&region&county: 
  • United Kingdom
  • SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
  • Surrey, East and West Sussex
Geological Information
Location: 
Latitude: 51.047247000000
Longitude: -0.132431000000
Well depth: 
1694688 m
Geological Formation: 
Weald Formation
Operational Information
Main Category: 
Shale Gas Wells
Borehole direction: 
Horizontal
Drilling Status: 
Drilling
Type and volume of well stimulation: 
Non-hydraulic fracturing
Environmental information
Baseline, Monitoring Report: 
b
Total volume of water used for the fracturing: 
0 m3

Baseline:

Constant

Land use
Imprint on the landscape: 
negligible impact on agricultural landscape. None on coastal and urban landscape
Agricultural/ ecological value of the site: 
agricultural with residential properties scattered throughout

Baseline T1

Quality and flow characteristics of surface and ground water
Quantitative status of groundwater
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Salinity: 
0.20-0.20 %
Quantitative status of surface water
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Air quality
NOx: 
10.62 μg/m3
Benzene: 
0.60 μg/m3
Hydrogen sulphide: 
0.1030-0.1030 μg/m3
NMVOC: 
9.43-9.43 μg/m3
BTEX: 
3.10 μg/m3

Baseline T2

Quality and flow characteristics of surface and ground water
Quantitative status of groundwater
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Salinity: 
0.00-0.10 %
Quantitative status of surface water
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Air quality
Sulphur dioxide: 
12.77 μg/m3
NOx: 
31.48 μg/m3
Benzene: 
0.82 μg/m3
Hydrogen sulphide: 
0.3900-0.3900 μg/m3
NMVOC: 
24.07-24.07 μg/m3
BTEX: 
17.42 μg/m3

Baseline T3

Quality and flow characteristics of surface and ground water
Quantitative status of groundwater
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Salinity: 
0.00-0.10 %
Quantitative status of surface water
Benzene: 
< 0.0005 mg/L
BTEX - benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene: 
< 0.0025 mg/L
Air quality
Sulphur dioxide: 
< 1.31 μg/m3
NOx: 
17.97 μg/m3
Benzene: 
0.98 μg/m3
Hydrogen sulphide: 
0.0950-0.0950 μg/m3
NMVOC: 
9.49-9.49 μg/m3
BTEX: 
3.51 μg/m3

Charts:

Well depth vers. fracturing depth