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Over the past 150+ years, our oil and gas industry has become ever more sophisticated and streamlined. Today, many thousands of experts from industry, regulators and academics are working together to ensure Canada remains among the world’s most responsible developers of oil and gas.

Are there rules for fracking in Canada?

What is frac fluid made of?

Can tap water be lit on fire because of fracking?

Why do we frac?

How is water managed in the fracking process?

How long does fracking take?

What happens to the flowback fluid?

Does fracking cause groundwater contamination?

What is fracking?

How is water allocated for fracking?

How much water is required to frac a well?

How are spills prevented during fracking?

Can fracking cause earthquakes?

What is being done to mitigate anomalous induced seismicity?

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Industry Recommended Practices

Enform, the upstream oil and gas industry’s safety association, coordinates IRP development. Many of the industry’s IRPs are developed by the Drilling and Completions Committee (DACC), in consultation with subject matter experts in specific fields. Regulations are important in the oil and gas industry because they ensure all companies adhere to the same level of strict […]

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