Fracking has been a major boon to the U.S. economy, and it’s not going away. How different states react depend on their individual energy and economic situations.
As hydraulic fracturing grows, the demand for fracking fluid is likely to increase. As these industries get bigger, it is likely communities will ask for further transparency about the chemicals used during fracking.
Hydraulic fracturing is keeping U.S. oil booming, however with this increase in profit comes a responsibility to regulate the industry and keep it safe.
Louisiana is reaping the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, and Wyoming will see five more producers who will drill for natural gas.
Dominion Cove Point is continuing its process of building a plant where it can ship natural gas to places outside the U.S. Its ability to ship natural gas is thanks to the boom in production coming from hydraulic fracturing.
The U.S. government has currently entered a decision making process whereby it will decide whether to lift the ’70s-era ban on most crude exports.