Landscape Analysis: Fracking Technology
Infrastructure and Technology Management: Contributions from the Energy, Healthcare and Transportation Sectors
Hydraulic fracturing of oil- and gas-bearing rocks, also known as fracking, is an established technology. Hydraulic fracturing was first started experimentally in 1947 in the Hugoton oil field in Kansas . Fracking is an old technique that is used to increase the production of oil from the worked-out oil wells. However, it is considered as a new tool for producing natural gas. Fracking has been developed gradually by some international companies and organizations with no government support until the success has been proven.
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Khalifa, R., Yu, C. J., Lavoie, J. R., Khanam, M., & Daim, T. U. (2018). Landscape Analysis: Fracking Technology. In Infrastructure and Technology Management (pp. 19-44). Springer, Cham.