Government policies are stopping or delaying development of domestic oil and natural gas resources necessary to power our nation’s economy, create jobs and enhance America’s energy security.
In the Marcellus, about 10% to 30% of the fluid used to fracture a well returns to the surface and is captured with produced gas. This fluid is called produced water.
Explore the many ways the oil and natural gas industry use the latest technologies to help protect groundwater during the hydraulic fracturing process.
American oil and gas producers have deployed new technologies to provide access to trapped oil and gas once thought inaccessible. The combination of horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing has provided the country with a vast new supply of natural gas and increased domestic oil production.