Tracers Developed for Tracking Frack Fluids


www.environmentalleader.com | Published October 20, 2014

A team of US and French scientists have developed geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment, giving oil and gas drillers a new tool for monitoring water quality near their operations.

The tracers have been field-tested at a spill site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. “read more>”: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2014/10/20/tracers-developed-for-tracking-frack-fluids/#ixzz3GnXFS1GH


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