Drinking the Juice: Industry Seeks Food-Safe Fluids for Fracing

B.E. “Bob” Hall has never drunk the chemical mixture used in hydraulic fracturing, but he’s seen it done before as a means of demonstrating its safety. The director of frac chemistry with Energy & Environmental Services has one goal: to find food-safe substitute chemicals to use in the controversial well completion process. Hall said the push for safer chemicals has been growing among people in the oil and gas industry in the last two years….The Journal Record September 9, 2014


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