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US Keane Group buying new fracking fleets

Houston's Keane Group said it is spending $115 million to order three new fracking fleets to prepare for a busy 2018, especially in West Texas' booming Permian Basin.

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Fraxit now: Time to give fracking the chop

On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released a definitive study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. Do we really want to see 16,000 or more shale gas wells drilled in the British countryside carrying the same and other risks, ask professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell? They assess the case for fracking in the UK against six "stress tests" and conclude that it fails in each case. "Let's Fraxit now!"