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2014-02-25 08:48:07 AM
"To fill the gap..."

A double-layered pun.
 
2014-02-25 09:24:35 AM
"There's like 80 guys for every woman,"

I may have seen that video.
 
2014-02-25 09:27:01 AM
Without reading, I'm guessing this is accurate assuming it's in regards to the hookers brought in for the workers
 
2014-02-25 09:27:37 AM
....and this is why I left Alberta.
 
2014-02-25 09:28:09 AM

Diogenes: "To fill the gap..."

A double-layered pun.


We cannot allow a Mineshaft Gap!
 
2014-02-25 09:28:53 AM
brace yourselves, the bsg memes are coming. all over Starbuck's something something
 
2014-02-25 09:29:59 AM
Right, and I'm sure all those dirty frackers would otherwise be fine, upstanding Churchians if only they worked on a traditional oil rig. DAMN YOU, FRACKING!
 
2014-02-25 09:30:01 AM
What stays with you longer?  The oil company, the water pollution, or the after effects of the STD?
 
2014-02-25 09:30:44 AM
27.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-02-25 09:32:14 AM
Fracking has enough problems without lumping in the side-effects of human behavior.
The problem here isn't fracking, the problem is people.

You could make the same kinds of braindead arguments against alcohol, homosexuality or international army bases.
Irresponsible behavior, destruction and disease follow in their wake.

But that's because people are assholes, not because these particulars are somehow to blame.
 
2014-02-25 09:32:41 AM
Benzene and formaldehyde?

Are we letting the guys that failed out of school before sixth grade write columns involving technical subjects now?

Here, 5 bloody seconds of google can help you out there:

www.exxonmobilperspectives.com

// I know, I know, the article's about the workers, not the science, but still, that's like leading with an off-hand comment about how everyone knows the world is flat or something.
// Chart is after the 99.5% that's water and sand, by the way.
 
2014-02-25 09:33:00 AM
Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.
 
2014-02-25 09:33:20 AM

GhostFish: You could make the same kinds of braindead arguments against alcohol, homosexuality or international army bases.
Irresponsible behavior, destruction and disease follow in their wake.


I believe if you were to poll the residents of Okinawa, you would find the exact same arguments being made.
 
2014-02-25 09:35:16 AM
I had my well fracked about twenty years ago, but i'm ok. Except for the sores. But they'll go away eventually. Won't they?
 
2014-02-25 09:35:24 AM

Pick: that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.


I saw that show.

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2014-02-25 09:39:20 AM
Do they use tractors for fracking? I caught it from riding on a tractor in my bathing suit.
 
2014-02-25 09:41:41 AM
FTA: "The rapid industrialization of North America's countryside has brought a litany of big city problems to rural America."

Sums up the entire article.
 
2014-02-25 09:41:58 AM
"On a rig, they used to work three crews of five men," said Curtis. "You would have an eight hour shift. Now, they're working two crews of five men over 12 hour shifts.It's unsafe. We loose a lot guys when they are driving home.

I guess when you have a never ending stream of people willing to work, you don't have to worry about if they die on the way home from a shift.
 
2014-02-25 09:41:58 AM

Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.


Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

www.nofrackingway.us
 
2014-02-25 09:42:00 AM

Naritai: GhostFish: You could make the same kinds of braindead arguments against alcohol, homosexuality or international army bases.
Irresponsible behavior, destruction and disease follow in their wake.

I believe if you were to poll the residents of Okinawa, you would find the exact same arguments being made.


My aunt is an employee on a marine base in Okinawa. The US bases are a blessing and a curse for those people. The soldiers/marines/etc are a pretty rowdy bunch and tear things up, including some very unfortunate young women. On the other hand, the bases are the foundation of their economy. If they kick the Americans out, which they can if they chose to, their economy crashes back to an agrarian stage. So every election cycle they go back and forth over it. It's rather terrible, but they benefit by living with the monster.
 
2014-02-25 09:42:43 AM
Man, idiots have really ruined words.  The mere fact that "chemicals" was bolded made me instantly suspicious(turns out it was just a link to the details of the chemical composition, including things that are actually unsafe, like benzene).

The actual point of the article only matters if you assume that rapid, unplanned industrial development wouldn't occur without fracking.  But I'm really more annoyed at the people who abuse the word "chemical".
 
2014-02-25 09:44:59 AM

Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


She hooked a propane tank up to the water supply to do that. At least that is how some people are explaining away the flaming water videos.
 
2014-02-25 09:46:17 AM
img2.wikia.nocookie.net

That's how I caught Cylonitis....
 
2014-02-25 09:47:07 AM

Pangea: Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.


Hey, not that I like fracking, and not that I want that happening to me, but that's not data about water pollution, that's a story about water pollution that wasn't meaningfully tracked to fracking.
 
2014-02-25 09:47:31 AM

Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


But can she do THIS?

1.media.collegehumor.cvcdn.com
 
2014-02-25 09:49:41 AM
Fracking spreads STDs

Is the Fark filter misspelling the substitution today?
 
2014-02-25 09:50:02 AM
My tap water is on fire because someone breached the confining unit of my aquifer and pumped it full of hot hot drill mud if you know what I mean and I think you do
 
2014-02-25 09:50:35 AM

Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


If you took a shower, you could probably blow your house up.
 
2014-02-25 09:51:44 AM
My misplaced outrage is now looking for an opportunity to be targeted on a subject with less misdirection.

Perhaps I can find a gun or bad cop thread.
 
2014-02-25 09:52:57 AM

ongbok: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]

She hooked a propane tank up to the water supply to do that. At least that is how some people are explaining away the flaming water videos.


Of course she did.  It's a conspiracy!
 
2014-02-25 09:58:21 AM

Pangea: Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.


With a little ingenuity, she could build a really neat hot water heater.

If that water is from the city... What the heck?

If it's from her own well, she has an opportunity to make some phat natural gas monies.

/life throws you lemons and such... lemonade time.
 
2014-02-25 09:59:21 AM

kbronsito: Do they use tractors for fracking? I caught it from riding on a tractor in my bathing suit.


Seriously, outta my head.

www.bloguin.com

/first thing I thought of too
 
2014-02-25 10:01:42 AM

Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.


Says Rex Tillerson when he's not suing to keep fracking away from his horse ranch.
 
2014-02-25 10:04:30 AM

Jim_Callahan: Benzene and formaldehyde?

Are we letting the guys that failed out of school before sixth grade write columns involving technical subjects now?

Here, 5 bloody seconds of google can help you out there:

[www.exxonmobilperspectives.com image 420x468]

// I know, I know, the article's about the workers, not the science, but still, that's like leading with an off-hand comment about how everyone knows the world is flat or something.
// Chart is after the 99.5% that's water and sand, by the way.


Wow that's some mighty fine cherry picking you've done there. Also thanks for making your intellectual dishonestly clear for everyone.

Chemical NameCAS  Chemical      PurposeProduct                                                         Function
Hydrochloric Acid   007647-01-0           Helps dissolve minerals and initiate cracks in the rock  Acid


Glutaraldehyde     000111-30-8            Eliminates bacteria in the water that produces corrosive by-productsBiocide

Quaternary Ammonium Chloride012125-02-9Eliminates bacteria in the water that produces corrosive by-productsBiocide
Quaternary Ammonium Chloride061789-71-1Eliminates bacteria in the water that produces corrosive by-productsBiocide
Tetrakis Hydroxymethyl-Phosphonium Sulfate055566-30-8Eliminates bacteria in the water that produces corrosive by-productsBiocide

Ammonium Persulfate007727-54-0Allows a delayed break down of the gelBreaker
Sodium Chloride007647-14-5Product StabilizerBreaker
Magnesium Peroxide014452-57-4Allows a delayed break down the gel Breaker
Magnesium Oxide001309-48-4Allows a delayed break down the gel Breaker
Calcium Chloride010043-52-4Product StabilizerBreaker

Choline Chloride000067-48-1Prevents clays from swelling or shiftingClay Stabilizer
Tetramethyl ammonium chloride000075-57-0Prevents clays from swelling or shiftingClay Stabilizer
Sodium Chloride007647-14-5Prevents clays from swelling or shiftingClay Stabilizer

Isopropanol000067-63-0Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agentCorrosion Inhibitor
Methanol000067-56-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agentCorrosion Inhibitor
Formic Acid000064-18-6Prevents the corrosion of the pipeCorrosion Inhibitor
Acetaldehyde000075-07-0Prevents the corrosion of the pipeCorrosion Inhibitor

Petroleum Distillate064741-85-1Carrier fluid for borate or zirconate crosslinkerCrosslinker
Hydrotreated Light Petroleum Distillate064742-47-8Carrier fluid for borate or zirconate crosslinkerCrosslinker
Potassium Metaborate013709-94-9Maintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Triethanolamine Zirconate101033-44-7Maintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Sodium Tetraborate001303-96-4Maintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Boric Acid001333-73-9Maintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Zirconium Complex113184-20-6Maintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Borate SaltsN/AMaintains fluid viscosity as temperature increasesCrosslinker
Ethylene Glycol000107-21-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Crosslinker
Methanol000067-56-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Crosslinker

Polyacrylamide009003-05-8"Slicks" the water to minimize friction Friction Reducer
Petroleum Distillate064741-85-1Carrier fluid for polyacrylamide friction reducerFriction Reducer
Hydrotreated Light Petroleum Distillate064742-47-8Carrier fluid for polyacrylamide friction reducerFriction Reducer
Methanol000067-56-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Friction Reducer
Ethylene Glycol000107-21-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Friction Reducer

Guar Gum009000-30-0Thickens the water in order to suspend the sandGelling Agent
Petroleum Distillate064741-85-1Carrier fluid for guar gum in liquid gelsGelling Agent
Hydrotreated Light Petroleum Distillate064742-47-8Carrier fluid for guar gum in liquid gelsGelling Agent
Methanol000067-56-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Gelling Agent
Polysaccharide Blend068130-15-4Thickens the water in order to suspend the sandGelling Agent
Ethylene Glycol000107-21-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Gelling Agent

Citric Acid000077-92-9Prevents precipitation of metal oxidesIron Control
Acetic Acid000064-19-7Prevents precipitation of metal oxidesIron Control
Thioglycolic Acid000068-11-1Prevents precipitation of metal oxidesIron Control
Sodium Erythorbate006381-77-7Prevents precipitation of metal oxidesIron Control

Lauryl Sulfate000151-21-3Used to prevent the formation of emulsions in the fracture fluidNon-Emulsifier
Isopropanol000067-63-0Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Non-Emulsifier
Ethylene Glycol000107-21-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Non-Emulsifier

Sodium Hydroxide001310-73-2Adjusts the pH of fluid to maintains the effectiveness of other components, such as crosslinkers pH Adjusting Agent
Potassium Hydroxide001310-58-3Adjusts the pH of fluid to maintains the effectiveness of other components, such as crosslinkers pH Adjusting Agent
Acetic Acid000064-19-7Adjusts the pH of fluid to maintains the effectiveness of other components, such as crosslinkers pH Adjusting Agent
Sodium Carbonate000497-19-8Adjusts the pH of fluid to maintains the effectiveness of other components, such as crosslinkers pH Adjusting Agent
Potassium Carbonate000584-08-7Adjusts the pH of fluid to maintains the effectiveness of other components, such as crosslinkers pH Adjusting Agent

Copolymer of Acrylamide and Sodium Acrylate025987-30-8Prevents scale deposits in the pipeScale Inhibitor
Sodium PolycarboxylateN/APrevents scale deposits in the pipeScale Inhibitor
Phosphonic Acid SaltN/APrevents scale deposits in the pipeScale Inhibitor

Lauryl Sulfate000151-21-3Used to increase the viscosity of the fracture fluidSurfactant
Ethanol000064-17-5Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Surfactant
Naphthalene000091-20-3Carrier fluid for the active surfactant ingredientsSurfactant
Methanol000067-56-1Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Surfactant
Isopropyl Alcohol000067-63-0Product stabilizer and / or winterizing agent.  Surfactant
2-Butoxyethanol000111-76-2Product stabilizerSurfactant
 
2014-02-25 10:05:25 AM

Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


I've seen that trick done in parts of PA that don't have fracking, too. Sucks when natural gas gets into your well.
 
2014-02-25 10:08:14 AM
"There's like 80 guys for every woman,"

Engineering schools spread STDs.
 
2014-02-25 10:10:56 AM
FTFA:  Now, they're working two crews of five men over 12 hour shifts.It's unsafe. We loose lose a lot guys when they are driving home. They fall asleep at the wheel."

Thanks government labor laws!

/Love ya', mean it.  Don't change.
 
2014-02-25 10:11:11 AM

Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]



Unless she's getting her water from about 7,000 feet down, it's not likely that hydro fracturing had anything to do with her problem.
 
2014-02-25 10:27:57 AM
 Heh, maybe this is why Exons CEO doesn't want this in his own back yard.
Even the expensive hookers are getting funky.
 
2014-02-25 10:31:41 AM
Baxi make a cute little hot water boiler that could be hooked up to that to make all the hot water she would ever need as well as heat her house and make electricity.
 
2014-02-25 10:32:51 AM

This text is now purple: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]

I've seen that trick done in parts of PA that don't have fracking, too. Sucks when natural gas gets into your well.


It's almost as if Pennsylvania had decades and decades of unregulated oil well drilling as well.
 
2014-02-25 10:32:56 AM

Cataholic: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


Unless she's getting her water from about 7,000 feet down, it's not likely that hydro fracturing had anything to do with her problem.


It didn't.  Her water supply had a venting cap used for venting methane from the water before the drilling ever started in the area.
I haven't analyzed her water, but I would imagine it contains very little of the signature hydrocarbons that were in the formation that was fracked.
Methane in water is a fact in many areas. Heavy hydrocarbons is rare. In some areas of Texas, the shallow water wells came up with oil and no water. Large portions of the county where there never was fresh water. Just oil.  Most of oil was pulled out in the 20s. The reservoir was created when submarine volcanoes erupted. Then altered by sea water, covered for a while and oil injected to a depth of around 350 feet. Some submarine volcanoes actually have been exposed at the surface .There's a real neat one exposed at the surface just south of Austin's airport.
 
2014-02-25 10:37:18 AM

SVenus: Cataholic: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]


Unless she's getting her water from about 7,000 feet down, it's not likely that hydro fracturing had anything to do with her problem.

It didn't.  Her water supply had a venting cap used for venting methane from the water before the drilling ever started in the area.
I haven't analyzed her water, but I would imagine it contains very little of the signature hydrocarbons that were in the formation that was fracked.
Methane in water is a fact in many areas. Heavy hydrocarbons is rare. In some areas of Texas, the shallow water wells came up with oil and no water. Large portions of the county where there never was fresh water. Just oil.  Most of oil was pulled out in the 20s. The reservoir was created when submarine volcanoes erupted. Then altered by sea water, covered for a while and oil injected to a depth of around 350 feet. Some submarine volcanoes actually have been exposed at the surface .There's a real neat one exposed at the surface just south of Austin's airport.


How are the TSS and TDS % for those samples?
 
2014-02-25 10:37:49 AM

HypnozombieX: Heh, maybe this is why Exons CEO doesn't want this in his own back yard.
Even the expensive hookers are getting funky.


For as much as I have concerns about fracking, that bit about Exxon's CEO is an oversimplification of what's really going there.

It's definitely still solidly NIMBY.  And companies do not hesitate to sue towns and states to force their businesses in even if residents say they don't want them.  But we should be fair and accurate.
 
2014-02-25 10:39:40 AM

Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.


Fracking may not be all bad (fun fact: fracking can also be used to stimulate water wells) but it's not all good, either. Fracking oil shales brings jobs and some measure of economic development as well as more energy independence. I hadn't even thought about the social consequences so this article was interesting. There's a lot of websites out there with information about fracking that makes it sound like it's not that bad that are written by the oil and gas industry. But they have business practices that should be of concern.

Like with a lot of things, the truth is somewhere in between.

/work in o&g, getting a kick, etc.
 
2014-02-25 10:56:17 AM

ongbok: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]

She hooked a propane tank up to the water supply to do that. At least that is how some people are explaining away the flaming water videos.


No, she has a well that has methane in it. It isnt because of fracking. Its called methane migration.
 
2014-02-25 11:13:19 AM

kbronsito: Do they use tractors for fracking? I caught it from riding on a tractor in my bathing suit.


Ah, the 'Tractor Story'
Seinfeld flees screaming...
 
2014-02-25 11:27:23 AM
You are 7.6 times more likely to die than in any other industry

What the sourced link actually said:

The oil and gas fatality rate is 7.6 times higher than the all-industry rate of 3.2 deaths per 100,000 workers

7.6 x 3.2 = 24.32 per 100,000

What the truth is:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 29 fishermen died in 2010, which was down from last year. But with a rate of 116 deaths per 100,000 workers, it's easily the most dangerous job in America.

i2.cdn.turner.com

So fishing is almost 5 times more dangerous than working on an oil rig. Gee, I wonder what else was wrong in the article. Maybe he didn't get clap from fracking but from farking a whore instead.  One thing is certain, Peter Rugh is a dumbass.
 
2014-02-25 11:38:03 AM

I alone am best: ongbok: Pangea: Pick: Article is MAJOR FAIL. "Fracking" is not a "drilling method". It is a process to develop a well after it has been drilled. It is also NOT controversial. It is a solid practice that works almost every time.

I hate to break it to you, but the media has been lying to you. This is nothing new. They have been fracturing wells almost since day one of the petroleum industry. Back in the late 1800's it was done with nitroglycerine, that was lowered into the wells in a "torpedo" that was detonated.

Well then. Thanks for clearing that up. No reason for anyone to have any further concerns.

[www.nofrackingway.us image 670x504]

She hooked a propane tank up to the water supply to do that. At least that is how some people are explaining away the flaming water videos.

No, she has a well that has methane in it. It isnt because of fracking. Its called methane migration.


And why did the methane migrate? Fracking.
 
2014-02-25 12:23:05 PM

JC22: And why did the methane migrate? Fracking.


If only it was that easy.
 
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