The Fracking Process and Its Side Effects

The Fracking Process and Its Side Effects

Although the process of fracking has actually been in use for decades, it is only since the turn of the 21st century has it become truly prominent. This form of oil and natural gas recovery from locations deep underground has produced a considerable amount of...
Chemicals Used in Fracking

Chemicals Used in Fracking

Fracking is a process that injects liquids into the ground in order to break up shale formations that may harbor oil or natural gas. The overall effect is somewhat like cracking eggshells in order to get what is inside. However, most fracking firms do not use ordinary...
Fracking Effects on Groundwater

Fracking Effects on Groundwater

There is no question that fracking has had a positive effect when it comes to the reliance on outside countries on fossil fuels. The fracking revolution over the past decade has led to greater production of oil and natural gas which has helped to stabilize and even...