Fracking facts

Geologists report five new truths about fracking. Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock formations. The fracking process has been a controversial issue for years; however, geologists say some facts...

Fracking innovation and cleaner energy production

Drilling companies develop innovative technologies for the fracking processes everyday. Two of the most recent industry initiatives include advances the fracking waste water treatments process and developing a new way to make oil sands cleaner and greener. 1....

Fracking means energy independence

Fracking for natural gas means energy independence. According to a survey of more than 100 energy executives, 70% of energy executives, believe that given a true national commitment, the U.S. could achieve a energy independence within 15 years. However, among the 70%...

EPA released this week –

The EPA released released on Wednesday the rules of hydraulic fracturing, which is one of the first efforts to regulate the fracking process nationwide. The Obama administration gives approval to energy from shale,”a score for the oil and gas industry,”...