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Just the Fracts Discussion

Getting the Fracts Straight

Hydraulic fracturing is very similar to conventional oil and gas drilling, yet differs at certain key points.  Explain those differences. Which do you consider the most and least problematic difference? And reflect on whether the process would be less controversial if those differences didn’t exist.




The need for water and the potential for contamination is an issue across all drilling and resource mining. In many areas, water is valuable.

Transportation of Oil or gas in pipes or rail seem to be a problem that will take longer to solve.

Overall, the public urban legend stands in the way of resolving or mitigating many risks and distractors