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The Resource Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton

Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton

Label
Fracking : a reference handbook
Title
Fracking
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
David E. Newton
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Newton, David E
Dewey number
622/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD195.G3
LC item number
N49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
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  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Gas well drilling
  • Hydraulic fracturing
Label
Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Background and history : The genesis of fossil fuels ; Oil and gas resources ; Exploring for oil and gas ; Drilling technology ; Petroleum chemistry ; A brief history of petroleum exploration ; The petroleum century ; The natural gas century ; Hydraulic fracturing -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Peak oil and gas: still a looming threat or only a distant fantasy! ; Energy independence for the United States ; Benefits of fracking ; Opposition to fracking ; Problems associated with hydraulic fracturing ; Laws and regulations -- 3. Perspectives : Separating fact from hype / Trudy E. Bell ; Why fracking is beneficial / Bruce Everett ; The urgent need for global definition of terms in the reporting on fracking and seismic activity / Gina Hagler ; Fracking and the future of fresh water / Michael Pastorkovich ; Fracking by the numbers / John Rumpler ; Exploring alternative uses for fracking water / Lana Straub ; Fracking like it's your job: why worker safety in the fracking industry is so important / Laura Walter ; Feeding the fracking workforce: how worker nutrition supports health, safety and productivity / Christopher Wanjek -- 4. Profiles : American Gas Association ; American Petroleum Institute ; America's Natural Gas Alliance ; Chesapeake Climate Action Network ; Consumer Energy Alliance ; H. John Eastman (1905-1985) ; Terry Engelder ; Environment America ; Food & Water Watch ; Ground Water Protection Council ; Erle P. Halliburton (1892-1957) ; William Hart (1797-1865) ; Independent Petroleum Association of America ; Anthony R. Ingraffea (1947-) ; International Energy Agency ; Interstate Natural Gas Association of America ; Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission ; E. W. Marland (1874-1941) ; Aubrey McClendon (1959-) ; George Mitchell (1919-2013) ; The National Association of Royalty Owners ; No Fracked Gas in Mass ; Edward A. L. Roberts (1829-1881) ; The Endocrine Disruption Exchange ; Tom L. Ward (1959-) ; Waterkeeper Aliance -- 5. Data and documents : Data ; Documents -- 6. Resources for further research -- Chronology
Control code
1610067
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781610696913
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014038749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1610067
  • (OCoLC)893455644
Label
Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Background and history : The genesis of fossil fuels ; Oil and gas resources ; Exploring for oil and gas ; Drilling technology ; Petroleum chemistry ; A brief history of petroleum exploration ; The petroleum century ; The natural gas century ; Hydraulic fracturing -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Peak oil and gas: still a looming threat or only a distant fantasy! ; Energy independence for the United States ; Benefits of fracking ; Opposition to fracking ; Problems associated with hydraulic fracturing ; Laws and regulations -- 3. Perspectives : Separating fact from hype / Trudy E. Bell ; Why fracking is beneficial / Bruce Everett ; The urgent need for global definition of terms in the reporting on fracking and seismic activity / Gina Hagler ; Fracking and the future of fresh water / Michael Pastorkovich ; Fracking by the numbers / John Rumpler ; Exploring alternative uses for fracking water / Lana Straub ; Fracking like it's your job: why worker safety in the fracking industry is so important / Laura Walter ; Feeding the fracking workforce: how worker nutrition supports health, safety and productivity / Christopher Wanjek -- 4. Profiles : American Gas Association ; American Petroleum Institute ; America's Natural Gas Alliance ; Chesapeake Climate Action Network ; Consumer Energy Alliance ; H. John Eastman (1905-1985) ; Terry Engelder ; Environment America ; Food & Water Watch ; Ground Water Protection Council ; Erle P. Halliburton (1892-1957) ; William Hart (1797-1865) ; Independent Petroleum Association of America ; Anthony R. Ingraffea (1947-) ; International Energy Agency ; Interstate Natural Gas Association of America ; Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission ; E. W. Marland (1874-1941) ; Aubrey McClendon (1959-) ; George Mitchell (1919-2013) ; The National Association of Royalty Owners ; No Fracked Gas in Mass ; Edward A. L. Roberts (1829-1881) ; The Endocrine Disruption Exchange ; Tom L. Ward (1959-) ; Waterkeeper Aliance -- 5. Data and documents : Data ; Documents -- 6. Resources for further research -- Chronology
Control code
1610067
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781610696913
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014038749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1610067
  • (OCoLC)893455644

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