Frack or Fiction? The Truth About Fracturing the Eagle Ford Shale

Posted on Oct 17, 2011

Hydraulic fracturing (commonly referred to as “fracing” or “fracking”) has received substantial attention by the media, oil and gas industry, environmental groups and landowners since the onset of the shale boom across the United States. If you live in a state where oil and gas are produced, particularly where non-traditional shale plays are located and hydraulic fracturing is frequently used in hydrocarbon recovery such as the Eagle Ford Shale in south-central Texas, you have likely been exposed to some truths (what we refer to as “Frack”) and some misconceptions about the process. Read more about the truth behind the three most common fictions associated with fracking.