Petroleum reservoir fracturing is set for a major improvement with new technologies going to work miles down from the surface and then out horizontally.  Called fracking, the process uses pressure to break into oil and natural gas rocks and prop channels for the petroleum products to flow back out.  Thus huge new supplies of oil […]

Fracking Reality Check

November 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

Many people, the media and press included, are getting progressively more misinformed about oil and gas field reservoir fracturing.  So lets have a big picture review of what the situation is before making silly conclusions. Petroleum field hydraulic fracturing is simply forcing fluids and tiny sand sized solids into cracks the pressure creates.  Fracking can […]

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