These are informative videos for people to want to learn more about the processes used to capture shale gas, some of the regulations in the US to minimise the risk to environment and health and what can go wrong with poor operator compliance to regulations.
This first video is made by Chesapeake Energy to explain the process of capturing shale gas via fracturing.
This video explains horizontal drilling and how this is an extremely effective way to cover acreage via one well rather than drilling multiple wells.
This video gives details of a New York State Bill which is designed to ensure the safety of the capture to disposal of the post drilling waste water which contains products which negatively effect people’s health.
Shale Gas Drilling – Pros and Cons. Lets learn from this US experience and make sure it doesn’t happen here.