This month, Cuadrilla is expected to begin fracking its second well at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, and more drilling could get underway at the Horse Hill site in Surrey.
Environmental campaigners have called on the new Conservative leader, Boris Johnson, to ban fracking.
Events in July 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
Events in May 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
Government proposals to relax the planning rules for shale gas sites are due to be discussed for the first time in the chamber of the House of Commons.
Data from Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool has confirmed that the company vented the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, while it was testing the well last month.