Hydraulic Fracturing Explained: Evaluation, Implementation, and Challenges provides updated fundamentals and more recent technology used during a common hydraulic fracturing procedure. Meant for technical and non-technical professionals interested in the subject of hydraulic fracturing, the book provides a clear and simple explanation of the technology and related issues to promote the safe development of petroleum reserves leading to energy independence throughout the world. The developments of hydraulic fracturing technology were coupled to the excitement of the rapid discoveries of gas-shale around the world that could suddenly be produced economically and efficiently. The goal of this book is to advance hydraulic fracturing technology that is effective in its purpose and sustainable in its impacts on communities and environments by bringing together hydraulic fracturing experts not only from the oil and gas industry, but also from other application areas of hydraulic fracturing such as mining and geothermal energy production.

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Author(s)Pradeep Sachan
Publish YearJanuary 2016