A smattering of the fracking news from today.
Is anyone surprised? A Greenwire article:
NATURAL GAS: BJ Services acknowledges violating EPA fracturing agreement (Friday, February 19, 2010)
Two of the world’s largest oil-field services companies have acknowledged to Congress that they used diesel in hydraulic fracturing after telling federal regulators they would stop injecting the fuel near underground water supplies.
Halliburton and BJ Services acknowledged to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in January 2008 that they had used diesel in the controversial process that has expanded access to vast natural gas plays.
Injecting diesel fuel into oil and gas wells (and drinking water)? FRAC that!
House panel to investigate impact of hydraulic fracturing on groundwater
Congress Launches Investigation Into Gas Drilling Practices