TITLE

The Facts on Hydraulic Fracturing

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
TIPRO Target Newsletter;8/27/2010, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on various facts related to the process of hydraulic fracturing (HF) used to stimulate wells and recover natural gas from formations like coalbeds and shales. It states that the HF process and the oil and gas industry in Texas is being criticized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Congress members for contaminating drinking water aquifers. It mentions that the state oil and regulatory programs are aimed at protecting groundwater.
ACCESSION #
53541854

 

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