The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is understood to have ordered a suspension of work at Cuadrilla's Lancashire fracking site over concerns surrounding a recent large-scale seismic event.
A tremor measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale has been recorded at the UK's only active fracking site - the largest ever detected at the facility.
Fracking has been stopped at the UK's only shale gas exploration site after a tremor, according to an energy firm.
The potential to extract shale gas from fracking in the UK could be significantly lower than previously thought, a study suggests.
Jeremy Corbyn has snubbed the boss of fracking firm Cuadrilla, meeting protesters instead at the gates of a shale gas exploration site and promising them his party would ban the practice.
Jeremy Corbyn has been invited to visit a shale gas exploration site rather than just meet anti-fracking protesters outside the gate.
Three fracking campaigners were found guilty today of being in contempt of court after they breached an injunction at the Cuadrilla Preston New Road site.
Francis Egan, CEO of fracking firm Cuadrilla, has said the UK government’s new report on climate change “smacks of creative carbon accounting”.
Cuadrilla has lost an appeal to drill a second fracking site in Lancashire.
Opposition to fracking has risen with more than a third of people against the process, a Government survey suggests.
Ministers have "no intention of altering" regulations on tremors caused by fracking which have repeatedly halted work in Lancashire, it has emerged.
Friends of the Earth claimed the Environment Agency (EA) failed to consider techniques which could reduce the environmental impact of fracking at the energy firm's site in Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
Environmental campaigners are set to bring the latest legal challenge over fracking at the High Court.
Fracking firm Cuadrilla has announced a further "series" of micro seismic events in Blackpool, near its Lancashire Preston New Road site.
A 1.5ML (local magnitude) tremor has been recorded in Blackpool following fracking at Cuadrilla’s nearby gas exploration site.
Campaigners have criticised the Government for failing to consider measures which they claim could reduce the environmental impact of fracking at Cuadrilla's controversial Preston New Road site.
The Scottish Government confirmed last night it was looking to fortify its fracking policy with a fresh public consultation on the practice.
The latest legal challenge against fracking at Cuadrilla's controversial Preston New Road site is set to be heard at the High Court.
Cuadrilla has produced first gas from its fracking site in Lancashire.
Work has once again been halted at Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire after the fourth “micro-seismic event” in the last week.
Fracking firm Cuadrilla has announced another “micro seismic” event has been detected at its shale gas exploration site in Lancashire.
Fracking firm Cuadrilla has revealed that a second "micro" seismic event took place at it's shale gas exploration site in Lancashire.
Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition opposing proposals to fast-track fracking through the planning system, campaigners said.
Three anti-fracking protesters jailed for causing a public nuisance by climbing onto lorries at a site in Lancashire have been freed by the Court of Appeal.
Three fracking protesters jailed for causing a public nuisance are to appeal against their sentences.