A technique in which a mixture of water and sand is forced down an oil well (or similar) in order to create fractures in the oil-bearing rock and thus release more oil.
The numerical value of hydraulic fracturing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of hydraulic fracturing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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The Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule is a solution in search of a problem.
We have taken into consideration the issues of water and regulations are going to address this sufficiently, providing proper guidance on how to undertake hydraulic fracturing.
The court recognized that both substantive infirmities with the rule itself and procedural inadequacies in (Bureau of Land Management's) rulemaking process compromise the validity of BLM's hydraulic fracturing rule.
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