What Is Fracking?
July 20, 2020
We all know gas and oil are fossil fuels, and once they’re gone, they’re gone—so it’s important to find more sources, at least until practical renewable alternatives are the norm. There might be as many as trillions of drillable cubic feet of shale gas in the U.K. alone. Fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing in Carlsbad, NM, is a process that helps recover gas and oil from shale that would normally be too difficult to drill for. How does hydraulic fracturing work? Fracking is performed by drilling a well thousands of feet into the earth’s crust, well below the groundwater... View Article