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Chesapeake and GasFrac team up

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is teaming up with GasFrac Energy Services Inc. to test out waterless fracking on one of its oil wells in Ohio. The well, located in Tuscarawas County, is in early stages of testing, stated Chesapeake.  Chris Doyle, executive vice president of operations for Chesapeake’s northern division, explained how the company wants to test “the waters” so to ...

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Unseen for 1,000 years, 21st century mega-droughts expected to plague the U.S.

Anxiety over water use could become a permanent issue in the 21st century as a recent NASA study is predicting that drought accompanying a future weather shift could be the worst observed within the past 1,000 years. Last Thursday, NASA revealed that through analysis, they are predicting a “Mega-drought” to impact the Southwest and Great Plains over the next 35 ...

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