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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.

What is being done to mitigate anomalous induced seismicity?

Can tap water be lit on fire because of fracking?

How is water allocated for fracking?

Can fracking cause earthquakes?

What is frac fluid made of?

How is water managed in the fracking process?

Why do we frac?

How long does fracking take?

How are spills prevented during fracking?

What is fracking?

How much water is required to frac a well?

Are there rules for fracking in Canada?

Does fracking cause groundwater contamination?

What happens to the flowback fluid?

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Even if you don’t use chemical fertilizers or pesticides in your yard, you probably still use oil and natural gas products. When you water your garden with a hose, set out your recycling bin or pop on a pair of safety goggles to trim the hedge, you’re using petroleum products.


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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