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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.

Why do we frac?

What is fracking?

Does fracking cause groundwater contamination?

Can fracking cause earthquakes?

Can tap water be lit on fire because of fracking?

What is being done to mitigate anomalous induced seismicity?

How much water is required to frac a well?

How are spills prevented during fracking?

How is water allocated for fracking?

What is frac fluid made of?

How long does fracking take?

How is water managed in the fracking process?

What happens to the flowback fluid?

Are there rules for fracking in Canada?

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