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    In a rural town where population is not large where natural gas is found beneath. The perfect location for the process of fracking. Fracking or Hydraulic fracturing is the process of drilling down into the earth and releasing a high pressure water mix to obtain natural gas. Fracking began as an experiment in 1947 and started commercially in 1950 and since over two million “fracking jobs” have been done since. The process of fracking is very controversial around the world and has even been banned in a number of countries. There are two sides of the fracking debate where I’ve provided an article from both. The first side is the pro-fracking group they believe that there is no basis or proof that there are any environmental risks and the economic…

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    Frack or Not to Frack Hydraulic fracturing is a process began being used in Kansas in 1947 and, through the years, has become a regular practice used to stimulate natural gas and oil flow to an area and increase its production. It has presented many opportunities and challenges over the years. And it has brought many social and ethical concerns to light. There are different methods used in hydraulic fracturing and involves quite a bit of water. Recently is has become a hot topic regarding…

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    The BBC stated in the article What is fracking and why is it controversial? that “Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a technique designed to recover gas and oil from shale rock. Fracking is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the rock to release the gas inside.” To be more specific, oil companies drill into the earth to extract gas from rocks using a high pressure water mixture. The water mixture includes gallons of water, sand, and…

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    Hydraulic fracturing is the method which used to extract shale gas, fracturing the rocks with water pressure to release the gas or oil. Hydraulic fracturing caused many environmental problems which are worth pondering. Many countries such as France and Bulgaria were already successively promulgate law to against using hydraulic fracturing. But Germany, Britain and maintain a positive attitude. I am the one who support hydraulic fracturing because the following reasons. Reduce the contamination…

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    As of lately, a process called hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been all over news channels across America and other countries. Hydraulic Fracturing is defined as a process by which fractures in the rocks below the Earth's surface are opened and widened by injecting sand and/or chemicals at high pressure to extract natural gas or oil ("What is Fracking?"). Fracking is used to extract shale gas, tight sand gas, tight sand oil, and coal seam gas (better known as methane). Hydraulic fracturing…

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    Hydraulic Fracturing for oil and natural gas is possibly one of the most misunderstood parts of drilling around. The term itself is almost as bad for some as racial slanders. Countries have banned the process and even some states such as Colorado have placed embargos on the process until more research is available. Environmental groups storm capitals at the sound of the word demanding more regulations. What many don’t realize is that the oil business has been using the same process for 70 years…

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    Hydraulic fracturing, also known simply as fracking, is a process used to extract natural gas and oil from beneath the earth’s surface. This process is accomplished by drilling a well and pumping pressurized water, proppants such as sand, and chemicals into that well; the result of this process is that fractures occur within the targeted layer of shale rock, which allow for extraction of the desired gas and oil (Hyder and Lerner 2250). As a cleaner burning fuel, natural gas continues to be an…

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    industry in North America. The unconventional reservoirs common attribute is that the permeability of the matrix is ultra-low where the permeability often has been improved by natural fractures or induced hydraulic fractures. Hydraulic fracturing creates highly conductive pathways for hydrocarbons from the reservoir into the wellbore. At high pressure, fracturing fluid which includes of proppant, water, and chemicals is pumped downhole to the wellbore. Once the pressure exceeds the fracture…

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    Fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, is a type of drilling that uses water, sand and chemicals, shot at high pressure, to release energy resources trapped inside rocks. This recently new technology for drilling allows areas that were previously inaccessible for drilling, like very concentrated rocky areas, to now be opened up through fracking to obtain natural gases and oil. The water solution used with this drilling technique produces almost the same amount of “sludge” as an after…

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    is 20 times more harmful as a greenhouse gas then Carbon Dioxide (CO2). When it is burned Methane is relatively cleaner and is less harmful to the environment in terms of greenhouse gas emissions than coal and other fossil fuels. This has become possible due to the advancement and process of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing is a well stimulation technique which can be defined as the forcing open of fissures in subterranean rocks by introducing liquid at a high…

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