Louisiana is reaping the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, and Wyoming will see five more producers who will drill for natural gas.
Baker Hughes will begin revealing the contents of its fracking solutions, showing confidence in the industry.
While the industry is booming, some businesses in the industry are quickly realizing the dangers behind using frac sand around workers.
The harsh work environment might have just got easier for oil and gas crews with a new 500,000-pound rig that can walk, rotate 360 degrees, operate with a remote control and load frac sleeves automatically.
As the demand for frac sand grows, more drilling operations need to keep their crews safe with the right frac sand storage and silos.
According to Seeking Alpha, while the total number of rigs drilling in the nation are declining, the demand for frac sand in fracking operations is growing.
While some of the public is still hesitant on fracking, former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wants to educate people on the safety measures involved in fracking.
The oil and gas industry is gearing up for the “Clean Frac’ing Conference” hosted by the Petroleum Connection, which will highlight new fracking technologies and research toward cleaner drilling methods.
A recent study linked natural gas power plants with decreased CO2 emissions.