Hydraulic fracturing is a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a
pressurized liquid. The process involves the high-pressure injection of 'fracking ...
Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the
United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are ...
The U.S. has vast reserves of natural gas that are commercially viable as a result
of advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies ...
By setting a small charge, which perforates the casing and cement, we create the
necessary opening in the casing to allow the hydraulic fracturing portion of the ...
Feb 25, 2015 ... Also known as hydrofracking, fracking, or hydrofracturing, hydraulic fracturing is
an oil and gas well development process that involves injecting ...
Fracking is shorthand for hydraulic fracturing, a type of drilling that has been used
commercially for 65 years. Today, the combination of advanced hydraulic ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a technique designed to recover gas and oil
from shale rock. But how does it work and why is it controversial ...
Hydraulic fracturing combined with horizontal drilling have converted
unproductive organic shales into some of the largest natural gas fields in the
Although the industry has over 60 years of experience with hydraulic fracturing,
the growing development of unconventional gas resources has now prompted ...
Getting to oil and natural gas isn't always easy. That's where hydraulic fracturing
plays an important role in America's energy supply.