Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Reporters Notebook: Hydraulic Fracturing

This video is shocking. It is called Reporter's Notebook: Hydraulic Fracturing.

At about 3:39 in the video the, Lee Fuller, Vice President of the Independent Petroleum Association of America admits that even with best practices that contamination may occur. He said the cement casing will deteriorate over time, wells will need to be re-worked periodically and even when it done the cement may be flawed and there may still be failures.

No wonder the industry needs all those exemptions!

Click here to see the video.

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