What is in Frac Fluid?

With so much controversy raging over Frac fluid and drilling, not to mention the inordinate amount of precious fresh water being wasted, here’s an interesting article on just what is in Frac fluid. Mark Green is the author of this article. Here’s the intro:

Let’s play multiple choice. In the typical fluid mix used to produce natural gas from shale during hydraulic fracturing, the percentage of water/sand/chemicals is:

A) 70 percent water, 20 percent sand, 10 percent chemicals.

B) 80 percent water, 15 percent sand, 5 percent chemicals.

C) 90 percent water, 9.5 percent sand, 0.5 percent chemicals.

The answer is…

You have a stab in the dark here

Then when you’re ready – click here to read the rest of Mark’s article.

Fracturing_Fluid, The Energy Collective,

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