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Hydraulic Fracturing 101: Fracturing Fluid

Natural gas producers support disclosure of additives used in hydraulic fracturing.


Canada’s natural gas producers fully support the public disclosure of fracturing fluid additives. Public disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluids via an online registry is mandatory in British Columbia, Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Industry’s support of public disclosure of fracturing fluids combined with government regulations demonstrate ongoing efforts to ensure safe development of Canada’s natural gas resources. Natural gas can be and is produced responsibly every day in Canada with more than 175,000 wells fractured in Western Canada over the last 60 years without harm to groundwater.