Fracking – not Fracking : redefining words

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Infrastrata say they are not going to frack at Woodburn -Third Energy said the same in Nrth Yorkshire but now all that’s changed – these companies are very economical with the truth, or to put it another way, they lie.

The planners in the Council of Ryedale North Yorkshire yesterday voted to allow fracking company Third Energy to proceed despite huge local and international opposition in the form of peer reviewed scientific research, including health studies which resulted in New York state banning fracking in June 2015.

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Will horizontal wells become conventional in oil and gas?

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Lonnie Barker| Jan 18, 2013

Will horizontal wells become conventional in oil and gas?
https://blogs.siemens.com/measuringsuccess/stories/688/

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Image source: Intragaz Inc, located in Quebec, Canada, gained expertise in horizontal drilling at its Saint-Flavien gas storage site, which was developed and operated almost exclusively using horizontal wells. The benefit in horizontal wells is they optimize the exchange surface between the well and the reservoir rock.  Because the drain hole is much longer in the reservoir rock, horizontal wells can produce up to ten times more than vertical wells. www.intragaz.com

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