The integrity of oil and gas wells.

  • Robert B. Jackson
  • Published 2014 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

Abstract

Public concerns about oil and natural gas extraction these days inevitably turn to hydraulic fracturing, where millions of gallons of water, sand, and chemicals are pumped underground at high pressures to crack open rocks. Hydraulic fracturing often occurs a mile or more down, far from the water we drink or the air we breathe. The focus for safety and… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1410786111

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