Investigators with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have discovered that oil and gas service companies conducting hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production used 2500 fracturing products containing 750 chemicals, some of which are toxic and carcinogenic. This report lists every chemical disclosed by the industry, and reveals that some remain proprietary and cannot be identified.
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
The important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production is covered in detail in this ebook, with a collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas. New material includes the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee striving to improve the safety and environmental performance of fracturing.
The latest developments on government safety rules to protect underground sources of drinking water from the impact of fracking for oil and natural gas are covered in this updated ebook, which provides extensive information about the important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.