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FracFocus is a hydraulic fracturing chemical registry website designed to provide information about chemicals used in the HF of oil and gas wells.

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    conocophillips.com Preserving and Conserving Water | ConocoPhillips

    Although the fluid contains up to 99.5% water and sand, there are small amounts of chemicals additives used to reduce fluid friction, control bacteria and help transport sand to its target. Chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing are often found in common consumer products. Since April 2011, Conoc... Read article

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    ernstversusencana.ca Links & Resources | Ernst v. EnCana Corporation

    Stimulation = fracing = completion “In terms of the chemical substances used in fracking he said that all of them would be declared in Europe, unlike in the US or Canada.” [note proprietary ingredients above and below] European Fracfocus “NGS Facts” launched June 18, 2013: “NGS Facts is a volunta... Read article

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    billingsgazette.com Montana implements fracking disclosure rules

    To learn more, go to http:/bogc.dnrc.mt.gov/frac.asp or access the national database for fracking chemicals at FracFocus.org. Contact Jan Falstad at jfalstad@billingsgazette.com or 406-657-1306. Copyright 2014 The Billings Gazette. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcas... Read article

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  • environmentallawpost.com Environmental Law Post | Clean Water & Air Acts

    Under the current regulatory scheme, drillers are not required to disclose the identities of the chemical additives used in their fracking fluids. While some drilling companies have voluntarily disclosed the chemical makeup of their fracking fluids on sites like fracfocus.org , environmental grou... Read article

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  • naturalgasintel.com California, North Dakota Differ on Fracking Chemical Disclosure | 2014-06-19 | Natural Gas Intelligence

    The oil/natural gas industry-supported independent chemical disclosure website FracFocus ( www.fracfocus.org ) was alternately praised and criticized by state officials in California and North Dakota on Tuesday during separate news media conference calls. California, North Dakota Differ on Frack... Read article

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    eogresources.com Hydraulic Fracturing : EOG Resources, Inc.

    EOG’s practice is to disclose chemical ingredient data for all well completions on FracFocus.org, whether or not such disclosure is required by the state where the well is located. In 2012, EOG began requesting that its service companies providing hydraulic fracturing services supply EOG with all... Read article

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    rrc.state.tx.us Texas RRC - Hydraulic Fracturing

    The rule requires Texas oil and gas operators to disclose on the FracFocus website (fracfocus.org), chemical ingredients and water volumes used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. FracFocus is a public Internet chemical registry hosted by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Interst... Read article

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  • energyindependence.michamber.com Frequently Asked Questions | The State Chamber of Commerce in Lansing Michigan

    Many operators across the country and in Michigan self-report the additives in their fracking fluid. These reports are available to the public online at www.fracfocus.org . Does Michigan have specific rules that prohibit water pollution? Yes! The MDEQ is responsible for water pollution prevention... Read article

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    bseec.org The Truth | Barnett Shale Energy Education Council

    Most companies freely disclose fracking fluid ingredients and, in Texas, state law requires oil and gas companies to disclose the composition of frac fluid at FracFocus.org . Federal law requires complete ingredient lists be available to first responders in emergencies. More than 99 percent of th... Read article

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    shalereporter.com Fear of Russia, fear of fracking - Shale Reporter : Opinion

    An industry website, FracFocus.org , contains some information about fracked wells (unrelated to accidents), but it is partial -- especially as it relates to chemical disclosures -- as well as voluntary and difficult to pull data sets from. Case studies are needed too, and the EPA is performing s... Read article

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    oilprice.com Shale Shock Therapy

    For example, the use of abundant geological brines (deeper saline waters) has proved extremely successful to limit the squander of fresh water. Non-toxic chemical additives are being produced and an increasing number of operators are now disclosing the composition of their fracking fluids on the ... Read article

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    masterresource.org Frac Bounty: All Should Participate (resource creation for economic revival) — MasterResource

    Anadarko’s chemicals today are only “slickeners” (to help the sand get further into cracks created by the pressurized water) and “biocides” that prevent bacterial buildup in the well pipes. Which chemicals are used for any single well in the United States can be determined by going to www.FracFoc... Read article

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    environmentalleader.com EPA Requests Chesapeake’s Fracking Blowout Info · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

    Garvin. Chesapeake is one of 21 energy companies that voluntarily participate in a national registry disclosing the chemical additives they use when fracking. The web site, www.fracfocus.org , was launched earlier this year by the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Com... Read article

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    westernenergyalliance.org About Fracking| BLM Fracking Rule | Western Energy Alliance

    Industry and states have collaboratively responded to public concerns about the safety of fracing, and companies voluntarily disclose chemicals via FracFocus.org or in compliance with state regulations. The rule imposes an entire redundant regulatory process that will exacerbate existing delays. ... Read article

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    bloomberg.com Fracking Hazards Obscured in Failure to Disclose Wells - Bloomberg

    In Texas and Oklahoma, the company reported chemicals it used on only about half its fracked wells via FracFocus.org , a voluntary website that oil and gas companies helped design amid calls for mandatory disclosure. Energy companies failed to list more than two out of every five fracked wells in... Read article

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