Science Cafe OSU, Potential Impacts of Oil and Gas Exploration: Drilling Basics
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Basic facts about the drilling process & oil & gas exploration, including hydraulic fracturing, a technique used to release oil & gas from geologic formations. Oil & gas resources serve consumers & industry. Drilling produces waste that must be safely disposed.
OSU Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheets
“An introduction to the land application of drilling mud in Oklahoma" Authors: Dr. Chad Penn & Dr. Hailin Zhang