Hydraulic Fracturing

April 7, 2018

Are Disposal Wells Causing Seismic Activity? An Overview of the Current Debate

The heated debate has centered on whether disposal wells or fracking are causing seismic activity. The arguments started to surface due to areas with heavy oil and …

January 10, 2018

The Latest on Ladra: Updates on Induced Seismicity Tort Litigation

This summer saw major developments in Ladra v. New Dominion, LLC, the Oklahoma case some observers believe may determine the future of tort litigation over earthquakes allegedly …

 
March 24, 2017

Disclosure of Fracing Fluid Ingredients

One of the biggest issues related to hydraulic fracturing is the disclosure of the chemicals used in the fracing fluid. Fracing fluid is a chemical mixture used …

February 19, 2017

Texas Shale Willing to Spend to Get Ahead

The Texas energy sector is poised to revive drilling in the state for 2017. While big oil companies are planning to cut spending this year due to …

October 30, 2016

Produced Water Management: A Comparative Study

The production of oil is a water-intensive endeavor. This is especially true in hydraulic fracturing, where a single well may require between 2.4 million to 7.8 million …

May 8, 2016

Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure: A Brief Comparison of State Disclosure Requirements

Introduction Advancements in hydraulic fracturing have fueled the domestic oil and gas industry in recent years. According to the Energy Information Administration, fracking now accounts for …