Who Will Jump on the Fracking Bandwagon Next?
What’s the hottest trend in energy that’s causing some countries to jump on the bandwagon? Fracking. The process of shooting a water-sand-chemical mix into shale formations in order to release natural gas or oil is quickly spreading across the globe. Despite its controversial technique, countries like South Africa, China, and Argentina are beginning to follow in America’s fracking footsteps.
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has been implemented in the U.S. for over 60 years. With over one million wells drilled, and in the midst of an...
26 March 2013
Source: Reuters 4 August 2015
Source: The Guardian 29 July 2015