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Contents In Fracking Fluids Raises Red Flags Study

Contents In 'Fracking' Fluids Raises Red Flags: Study

American Chemical Society As the oil and gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking") proliferates, a new study on the contents of the fluids involved in the process raises concerns about several ingredients. The...

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2014-08-21 12:23:43

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The US will never run out of oil and natural gas. NEVER. Same goes for the rest of the world. Won't happen." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138400 That's the startling forecast by Dallas-based oil and gas executive Chris Faulkner in his new book, THE FRACKING TRUTH, available now from publisher Platform Press. (ISBN: 978-0-9850703-7-3 $21.95 Cloth/Dust Jacket 6" x 9" (192 pages) Illustrations) Faulkner, who consults with...

2014-08-13 23:02:27

The fracking fluid market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.6% over the next five years to reach $20 Billion by 2018. Competitive scenarios of top players in the 2-Ethylhexanol have been discussed in detail. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 According to the New report, "Fracking Chemicals Market by Fluid & Well Type, and Chemicals - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018," defines and segments the fracking fluid and chemicals market with an analysis and forecast of the volumes and...

2014-08-04 08:23:32

Social and Digital Media Are Playing a Huge Role in the Debate WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makovsky, one of the nation's leading global integrated communications consultancies, released today a new report providing digital insights into the controversial issue of hydrofracturing (fracking). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132734 Survey data in the report shows that 57% of U.S. consumers believe that fracking is one of the three most important environmental...

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2014-08-04 05:02:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of natural gas produced from shale rock has increased by over 700 percent in the past seven years, leading the authors of a new Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment paper to call for the practice to become a “top research priority” so that they can better understand its environmental impact. In the study, eight conservation biologists representing a variety of organizations and institutions cite new reasons why...

2014-06-30 23:04:53

OriginOil now helping to process frack water from California’s Monterey Formation, and a new licensee is targeting Fortune 50 companies, while fracking is now launching outside the USA, especially in China. In fact, OriginOil has shipped a demo system to China, for testing by a multinational there. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of...

2014-06-19 12:23:26

Not only is hydraulic fracturing leading to depletion in water levels, but U.S. scientists and environmentalists are worried whether the contaminated drilling fluid could prove threatening to water as a resource and human health. DURHAM, N.C., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas, Colorado and Pennsylvania are probably places where 'fracking' is rampant. It is a well-known fact that agriculture consumes most of the water in western states. Fracking is the new 'straw that broke...

2014-06-02 08:22:43

Shale gas exploitation by the means of hydraulic fracturing has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. With the already significant fracking industry set for further expansion in the US, the demand to process the large volumes of produced wastewater is mounting. DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The number of hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the United States of America and across the world continues to increase. The Bakken...

2014-05-15 23:05:16

In response to recent news articles Hub4Injured, an online resource for personal injury victims, is helping people who believe they have incurred a personal injury or illness due to fracking find medical and legal professionals to support their cause. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Hub4Injured.com, the cutting-edge online resource for victims of Texas personal injury accidents, is providing information to website visitors on a recent personal injury news item covered on CNN.com...

2014-04-23 16:23:07

WISE COUNTY, Texas, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dallas jury awarded a local family $3 million for the illnesses they suffered from exposure to contaminated ground water, solid toxic waste and airborne chemicals generated by natural gas fracking operations surrounding their 40-acre ranch. The verdict against Aruba Petroleum is seen as a landmark decision for opponents of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, the process of drilling and injecting high-pressure fluid into the ground...

2014-04-11 08:25:20

DUBLIN, Apr.11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dgnkhn/fracking ) has announced the addition of the "Fracking Chemicals and Fluid Market by Fluid & Well Type, and by Chemicals - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) is the propagation of fractures through layers of rock using pressurized fracturing fluid . This...


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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
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