Waterless fracking makes its way to the Midwest

Waterless fracking makes its way to eastern Ohio. The amount of natural gas in Ohio is still to be determined, and “right now we’re still in an exploratory phase,” said Brian Hickman, a spokesperson for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. Ohio is rich in shale called,...

$20 billion bet on shale

“Shale is game changer: it’s real, it’s abundant, it’s economic,” – Michale Yeager, the Houston-based chief executive of BHP Billiton Petroleum. BHP Billiton’s $20 billion bet on shale was based on the abundance shale and was...

Are fracking earthquakes real?

An increase in tremors across the U.S. Midwest and parts of the East Coast has given rise to speculation that the instances of seismic activity are actually fracking earthquakes. However, the movements that can result when companies inject waste water containing...