Thu10302014

Last updateThu, 30 Oct 2014 11am

Back You are here: Home Magazine Industry Headlines End-User News Natural Gas Boom Spurs Sand Mining in Midwest

Magazine

Natural Gas Boom Spurs Sand Mining in Midwest

Nearly three-fourths of frac sand comes from the Midwest. It's shipped by rail hundreds of miles to the oil and gas fields of Texas, Pennsylvania and North Dakota, where drillers mix it with water and chemicals, then force it deep underground to fracture shale deposits that hold gas and oil that couldn't be tapped conventionally. Critics say the process can diminish water quality and even cause earthquakes.

Source: AP

View Full Article

New Products

 

Valve Magazine Digital Edition

14 SUM CVR 160x214Inside the Summer 2014 issue…

• Attracting Talent
• Advances in Machining
• Severe Service in Power Plants
• SIS Tests and Standards

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST YOUR
DIGITAL EDITION PREVIEW EMAIL

buy phenodec anabolic steroids price best legal bodybuilding supplements buy legal injectable steroids dbol acne