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Hydraulic fracturing fluids market worth $19.88 billion by 2020

The growth in shale drilling around the world is tied to an increase in demand for hydraulic fracturing fluids, which are used to create or expand fractures as well as to carry proppant into fractures in coalbed formations.
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Global shale developments face water stress

Water risk is a significant challenge when it comes to shale gas development, the World Resources Institute (WRI) said this week.
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Shale gas market to be worth $104.1 billion by 2020

A new report from Allied Market Research predicts that the global shale gas market will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.3 percent in 2014-2020.
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Labour Party wants stricter rules on fracking in Britain

Britain's Labour Party is aiming to amend the current infrastructure bill before the House of Lords in an attempt to strengthen the regulation covering fracking.
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Shale gas processing equipment market poised for growth

With the U.S. leading the world in shale reserves exploration, and other countries starting to explore and develop their own reserves, strong growth is expected in the shale gas processing equipment market over the next five years.
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Is China getting ready for a fracking revolution?

Despite its huge fortune buried in shale rock formations, China has been very slow to realize the benefits of fracking and embrace the technology.
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North American fracking wastewater treatment market to reach $350 million in 2018

As oil and gas production in North America keeps rising, turning the country into the largest energy producer in the world, the industry seeks more opportunities to optimize and reduce its water use.
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UK agencies look into risk of water contamination through fracking

The British Geological Survey and the Environment Agency have published the results of a large-scale study into the risk of drinking water being contaminated by fracking operations.
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Colorado regulator halts wastewater injection due to earthquake link

Colorado officials recently suspended injections of fracking wastewater underground, following the discovery that disposing of wastewater in a local well might be linked to seismic activity in the area.
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North Dakota to introduce gas flaring restrictions

The North Dakota Industrial Commission is introducing new regulations on the maximum amount of natural gas that oil and gas companies will be allowed to burn off in the process known as flaring, in an effort to reduce the overall amount of gas burned off within the state.
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