- A process during the drilling and completion phase of a well where we inject water, sand and chemicals deep into the ground to crack rock formations long known to hold oil and natural gas.
- A technology that has been repeated and perfected over 1 million times over the past 80 years.
- Deemed safe by the EPA after a landmark, comprehensive study found that fracking does not lead to widespread water contamination.
- Provides substantial economic impact to cities and areas of development, providing opportunities for direct and indirect employment opportunities.
- Allows for companies to use less surface area to produce the same amount, if not more oil and natural gas. That means more land to use for cattle, crop or hunting.
In their video below, Marathon sheds light on a very complex topic: hydraulic fracturing. Click the video below to learn more!
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