Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes to the intensely scrutinized drilling method called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas ...
The world has enough natural gas to last nearly 400 years at the current rate of consumption or 110 years if production increases at a rate of two per cent a year, according to a Curtin University study.
Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas.
A review by a University of Texas at Austin researcher highlights the rapid proliferation of gas industry operations in urban areas and questions whether state and federal air pollution regulatory programs are well designed ...
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A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well and may provide a wealth of information for oil and gas producers.
The two years of drought in the central United States is placing strains on the water-intense oil and gas fracking industry, according to a new study Wednesday.
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(Phys.org) —Hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking—a method used to extract oil and natural gas from rock deep within the earth—has great economic benefits for the U.S. but not without environmental costs. ...
Much of the naturally occurring radioactivity in fracking wastewater might be removed by blending it with another wastewater from acid mine drainage, according to a Duke University-led study.