Could this be the saviour of fracking?

By Emma Hughes
Published: Wednesday, 27 May 2015

A relatively unheard of technique is driving change in North America’s fracking market at a time when some had begun to lose hope. Re-fracking, which allows E&Ps to revisit production sites, could boost natural oil and gas production, in turn increasing the demand for oilfield minerals.

A small but growing revolution is taking place in North America’s oil and gas market, one that could put a stop to the drastic impact fluctuating oil prices have had on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations. This revolution is re-fracking.

While re-fracking is relatively unheard of, the way it works...

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