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Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources

March 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Only one industry is allowed to inject toxic chemicals into underground sources of drinking water – hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." Concerns about this practice have riled the U.S. political landscape and communities around the country, perhaps nowhere…

Induced Earthquakes Raise Chances of Damaging Shaking in 2016

March 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

For the first time, new USGS maps identify potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. In the past, USGS maps only…

Toxins Found in Fracking Fluids and Wastewater, Study Shows

January 7, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

In an analysis of more than 1,000 chemicals in fluids used in and created by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Yale School of Public Health researchers…

Study Finds that Pennsylvania Water Pollution Not Tied to Fracking

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

In the largest study of its kind, a Yale-led investigation found no evidence that trace contamination of organic compounds in drinking water wells near the Marcellus Shale in northeastern Pennsylvania came from deep hydraulic fracturing shale horizons, underground…

The Chemistry of Waters that Follow from Fracking: A Case Study

May 11, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

In a study of 13 hydraulically fractured shale gas wells in north-central Pennsylvania, USGS researchers found that the microbiology and organic chemistry of the produced waters varied widely from well to well. The variations in these aspects of the wells…

PetroSense Introduce Environmental Monitoring Backbone for Water Monitoring

June 1, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

PetroSense introduces the New CMS-1500 Environmental Monitoring Backbone, the real time monitoring solution for produced water. The increased use of fracking technology over the past few years, and the fact that individual wells can generate up to 5 million…