Definitions for hydraulic fracturing

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  1. hydraulic fracturing(Noun)

    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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Pyle:

    The Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule is a solution in search of a problem.

  2. Thibedi Ramontja:

    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.

  3. Bernard Orr:

    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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