Fracking with Nitrogen instead of water

Fracking with Nitrogen is one of the processes proposed by Rathlin Energy Ltd in its operations summary for a new exploratory well at Ballinlea. 

Here is a video of a Nitrogen frac in action at a vertical shale well in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. The cameraman seems to think that it is an acceptable industrial operation to undertake in a ‘residential’ area…


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