frack


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frack

(fræk)
vb
to undertake frackingto release (oil or gas) from (rock) by forcing liquid at high pressure into the rock

frack

(fræk)
adj
eager; keen; readystrong; hearty
vb (intr)
to move quickly or with agility
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Communicating the technical details that separate earthquakes likely triggered by oil and gas wastewater disposal from temblors correlated to frack jobs may be more challenging, said Oklahoma Geological Survey Director Jeremy Boak.
A scheme to drill up to four wells and frack for shale gas at Preston New Road, Fylde, which had been turned down by Lancashire County Council, has been given the go-ahead by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid following an appeal.
The county council planning committee approved the application by UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas at an existing drilling site near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.
The study, which the agency called the "most complete compilation of scientific data to date," focused on five issues related to drinking water: withdrawals of millions of gallons of water needed to frack each well; the mixing of chemicals into fracking fluid; the high-pressured injections of that fluid; tainted water that flows back to the surface; and wastewater treatment and disposal.
Voestalpine CEO Calls for Europe to Frack in Low-Density Areas--Paper," Reuters, April 18, 2014, http://www.
The ban came after Shoal Point Energy made a controversial proposal to frack both on- and offshore in an area surrounded by Gros Morne National Park, also a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Enterprising petroleum engineers have been hard at work trying to find ways to frack without water.
In fact, one of the worst aspects of the gas companies' plans to frack as much as one-fifth of the U.
The council backed an application by UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas at its existing drilling site near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering, in North Yorkshire.
Friends of the Earth members from Huddersfield highlight Barclays Bank's link to Third Energy which aims to frack gas in North Yorkshire
Labour planning minister Carl Sargeant announced in February that he was "imposing a moratorium" on fracking in Wales by writing to all local planning authorities requiring them to inform him of any application to frack for oil and gas.