What Makes Up Fracking Lubricant

What Makes Up Fracking Lubricant

Introduction

We only have one world and we need to take care of it. In order for our world to be functional and in good health for future generations, we need to take care on how we are using its resources. The oil industry is one of the largest industries in the world. Cars, trains, boats, trucks; basically everything you can think of runs off of oil and gas. The way that oil and gas is mined can be very damaging to the environment as well as the surrounding humans. There has to be a safer option.

What are current Fracking Lubricants made from?

Currently, fracking fluid is approximately 90 percent water, 9.5 percent sand and 0.5 percent chemicals. Unfortunately, because such a large amount of fracking fluid is needed in order to drill even one well, means that a large amount of damaging chemicals is pressed into the earth in order to get to the oil. Unfortunately these chemicals can then dump into surrounding water sources and get into drinking water in the surrounding areas. This fluid is also not healthy for people to be handling or ingesting.

The Damage of Drilling to the Surrounding Environment

Unfortunately, the process for drilling for oil is really damaging to the local environment. The area where wildlife and birds call home is left terribly damaged and the cycle of life is completely thrown off. Animals, such as sage grouse, are either killed or disturbed from their local environment. The plant life is …

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