Fracking well integrity data inconsistency could lead to market uncertainty

By Nilima Choudhury
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014

If well integrity data is not kept up to date, available and consistent across the world, gaining public confidence in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will be difficult, which would in turn put the future of the proppant market into jeopardy.

The percentage of shale oil and gas onshore wells, using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) techniques.

As revealed by a new report authored by academics from Durham University, UK, Duke University, US and the British Geological Survey, the most recent data from the Marcellus shale, Pennsylvania, US, which includes several thousand wells,...

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