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Fracking Fracturing Rock to Reach Oil and Gas Underground

Fracking Fracturing Rock to Reach Oil and Gas Underground

Fracturing Rock to Reach Oil and Gas Underground

by Nancy Dickmann
Publication Date: 01/11/2015
RRP  $15.95 $14.25
Oil and gas trapped underground can only be reached by drilling deep beneath the oceans and the ground. But these deposits may soon dry up. One alternative being considered is fracking, which requires fracturing the rock underground. Discover how people use fracking to harness the before-unreachable supplies of gas and oil beneath Earth's surface, the challenges of this form of mining, and the controversies surrounding it.
Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage)
Publication Date:
Crabtree Publishing Co,US
Country of origin:
United States
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Nancy Dickmann

Nancy Dickmann is an experienced author and publisher of non-fiction books for children, specialising in science. She has a particular interest in space and has commissioned or written more than a dozen books about the topic, and in doing so has had the privilege to interview astronomers, a spacecraft designer, a Mars rover driver and even a real live astronaut!

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