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How are spills prevented during fracking?

Does fracking cause groundwater contamination?

What is frac fluid made of?

Can fracking cause earthquakes?

Why do we frac?

How long does fracking take?

How is water managed in the fracking process?

How much water is required to frac a well?

How is water allocated for fracking?

What is being done to mitigate anomalous induced seismicity?

What is fracking?

Can tap water be lit on fire because of fracking?

Are there rules for fracking in Canada?

What happens to the flowback fluid?

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If you’re like most people, when you think of the oil and gas industry, you think of gasoline. And more often than not, a conversation about gasoline is about the price, so that’s what we’ve covered here.

Gasoline is known as “gas” but it’s actually made from oil. So when you buy a litre of gasoline, some of the cost pays for the crude oil that went into the gasoline. You also have to pay the costs of refining the oil, distributing the gasoline (via pipelines and trucks) and selling it at gas stations. Think that’s it? Nope! You also have to pay the taxes, which average more than 30% of the total cost.


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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