People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have said there are “serious and fundamental errors” in the company’s interpretation of local geology.
A legal challenge to restrictions on protests outside oil sites in southern England has prompted conflicting statements from an oil company and campaigners.
The government has made its first public comment on the legal challenge which quashed a key section of planning policy on shale gas and fracking.
Anti-fracking campaigns have won a legal challenge to an injunction granted to the shale gas company, Ineos Upstream.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
Last month, DrillOrDrop reported on proposals by Cuadrilla to vary its environmental permit for the Preston New Road fracking site.
The campaign group, Talk Fracking, has won a challenge against government support in planning policy for fracking.