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Hydrofracking

the process that has changed America"s energy needs

by Ann Squire

  • 386 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydraulic fracturing,
  • Natural gas,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Shale gas,
  • Shale gas reservoirs,
  • Gas well drilling

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ann O. Squire
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom. Bringing history to life, Cornerstones of freedom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN880.2 .S687 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 pages :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26472241M
    ISBN 100531236048, 0531219623
    ISBN 109780531236048, 9780531219621
    LC Control Number2012034322
    OCLC/WorldCa815042618

    View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature. Hydraulic Fracturing Law and Practice provides a single-volume desktop reference of complex litigation law, giving effective, efficient, precise and current analysis of the various issues arising in hydraulic fracturing cases. It assists practitioners with an extensive, up-to-date resource of state and federal legislation designed to help.   Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are safely unlocking vast U.S. reserves of oil and natural gas found in shale and other tight-rock formations. Developing energy from shale is an advanced process that uses the latest drilling technologies and equipment. As for what fracking means to the United States – the answers are security, economic growth and jobs, jobs, jobs.

      The term "fracking" is short for "hydraulic fracturing." Over the past 10 to 15 years, the number of fracking wells has expanded rapidly in the US, liberating increasing amounts of methane. What are the benefits? So much natural gas has been extracted through fracking in recent years that US carbon emissions are actually falling. SPE Member Price USD With an author team of 26 subject-matter experts representing a diversity of talent, background, and experience, Hydraulic Fracturing: Fundamentals and Advancements delivers a comprehensive discussion on the principles of hydraulic fracturing while also including the latest processes that have prompted the explosive growth in stimulating horizontal wells in shale and.

    Hydraulic fracturing, or "hydrofracking," is one possible solution to meeting the nation?s natural gas needs. This title explains how hydrofracking works and explores the controversy surrounding its potentially harmful impact on the environment. Each book will have an original, commissioned map spread that will show geographically events. Indeed, using water as base fluid for hydraulic fracturing is a more recent development. (Montgomery and Smith ) give a good account of the history of hydraulic fracturing. The first fracture treatments were initially performed with gelled crude and later with gelled kerosene.


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Hydrofracking by Ann Squire Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book begins with a glossary, this is excellent. It describes the national and regional disputes over fracking, using a Q&A format throughout. It details the fracking revolution and the spluttering environmentalist by:   Excellent adult or young adult level guide to understanding the hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs.

Well organized and easy to read. Informative throughout including an appendix with known chemicals used and chapter notes. flag Like see review/5.

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Paperback $ $ Pre-order Price Guarantee. FREE Shipping by Amazon. This book explores the way hydraulic fracturing, or "hydrofracking," is used to harvest natural gas and how it has shaped our nation definitive series introduces the events that have helped shape the United States, from the country's beginning to the present day.

Written for general readers, Hydrofracking clearly explains both the complex science of fracking and the equally complex political and economic issues that surround it, giving readers all the information they need to understand what will no Hydrofracking book remain a contentious issue for years to come.

Hydraulic Fracturing (Hydrofracking): Books A legal resource guide for information relating to hydrofracking including primary and secondary source materials, quick links, and. The best book I’ve read on hydraulic fracturing is Vikram Rao’s Shale Gas: The Promise and the Peril.

The only downfall is that it was published in and therefore may be a little dated given the rapid progress of the technology. Book Description Hydraulic Fracturing effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing.

It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits of the project, and ensuring the safety and success of the people, environment, and equipment. "There may be no more decisive environmental issue in America today than hydrofracking, or 'fracking' as it is commonly called, referring to the use of highly pressurized water and chemicals to extract gas trapped in subterranean shale formations.

Opponents decry its pollution of water, ground, and air, and lament the lack of oversight in the industry. Proponents argue that it has created jobs. Get this from a library. Hydrofracking. [Alex Prud'homme] -- There may be no more decisive environmental issue in America today than hydrofracking, or 'fracking' as it is commonly called, referring to the use of highly pressurized water and chemicals to.

The environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing is related to land use and water consumption, air emissions, including methane emissions, brine and fracturing fluid leakage, water contamination, noise pollution, and and air pollution are the biggest risks to human health from hydraulic fracturing.

Research has determined that human health is affected. Find a huge variety of new & used Hydraulic fracturing books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Hydraulic fracturing books at Alibris.

American Petroleum Institute. Hydraulic fracturing (also called fracking, fracing, hydrofracking, fraccing, frac'ing, and hydrofracturing) is a well stimulation technique involving the fracturing of bedrock formations by a pressurized liquid.

The process involves the high-pressure injection of 'fracking fluid' (primarily water, containing sand or other proppants suspended with the aid of thickening agents) into a wellbore.

Written for general readers, Hydrofracking clearly explains both the complex science of fracking and the equally complex political and economic issues that surround it, giving readers all the information they need to understand what will no doubt remain a contentious issue for years to : Oxford University Press.

Hydrofracking What Everyone Needs to Know® Alex Prud'homme What Everyone Needs To Know® Offers an accessible introduction to the science underlying fracking, without getting bogged down in scientifc jargon; Fracking is constantly in local and national news, and no doubt will continue to be a topic of interest for the foreseeable future.

The book covers all facets of the issue, including ongoing controversies about the environmental and operator safety issues arising from possible water pollution, drinking water contamination, on-the-job safety hazards, and harmful chemical exposure to.

Hydraulic fracturing is indeed relevant to Indiana and has been since it began to be used in the early ’s. Indiana oil and gas operators continue to utilize hydraulic fracturing to complete wells when they believe the method will increase the productivity of a well.

However, not every well is completed using this method. human health. Therefore, an effective hydraulic fracturing design from pretreatment formation evaluation to environmental friendly and efficient management of fracturing fluid and waste water will be presented at the end of the study.

Keywords: unconventional hydrocarbons, hydraulic fracturing, formation evaluation, water management. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling method used to extract petroleum (oil) or natural gas from deep in the Earth.

In the fracking process, cracks in and below the Earth's surface are opened and widened by injecting water, chemicals, and sand at high pressure.

Daniel Raimi, a senior research associate with Resources for the Future, tells a nuanced story of the nation’s fracking boom in his new book, The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and. About this book Presents an up-to-date description of current and new hydraulic fracturing processes Details Emerging Technologies such as Fracture Treatment Design, Open Hole Fracturing, Screenless Completions, Sand Control, Fracturing Completions and Productivity.

Hydraulic Fracturing (Hydrofracking): Science of Hydrofracking A legal resource guide for information relating to hydrofracking including primary and secondary source materials, quick links, and database resources.