Frac or Fiction: When did Frac’ing Start?

By Keystone Clearwater Solutions -

Horizontal-Drilling-Footprint-2Hydraulic fracturing was commercially introduced in the 1940’s.

Today frac’ing is used in a majority of U.S. natural gas and oil wells to enhance performance and minimize drilling. It is estimated that of the over 47,100 wells registered in the U.S., 90% use hydraulic fracturing.

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