The Resource Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton

Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton

Label
Fracking : a reference handbook
Title
Fracking
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
David E. Newton
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Newton, David E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD195.G3
LC item number
N49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Gas well drilling
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Fracking
  • USA
Label
Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Background and history : The genesis of fossil fuels ; Oil and gas resources ; Exploring for oil and gas ; Drilling technology ; Petroleum chemistry ; A brief history of petroleum exploration ; The petroleum century ; The natural gas century ; Hydraulic fracturing -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Peak oil and gas: still a looming threat or only a distant fantasy! ; Energy independence for the United States ; Benefits of fracking ; Opposition to fracking ; Problems associated with hydraulic fracturing ; Laws and regulations -- 3. Perspectives : Separating fact from hype / Trudy E. Bell ; Why fracking is beneficial / Bruce Everett ; The urgent need for global definition of terms in the reporting on fracking and seismic activity / Gina Hagler ; Fracking and the future of fresh water / Michael Pastorkovich ; Fracking by the numbers / John Rumpler ; Exploring alternative uses for fracking water / Lana Straub ; Fracking like it's your job: why worker safety in the fracking industry is so important / Laura Walter ; Feeding the fracking workforce: how worker nutrition supports health, safety and productivity / Christopher Wanjek -- 4. Profiles : American Gas Association ; American Petroleum Institute ; America's Natural Gas Alliance ; Chesapeake Climate Action Network ; Consumer Energy Alliance ; H. John Eastman (1905-1985) ; Terry Engelder ; Environment America ; Food & Water Watch ; Ground Water Protection Council ; Erle P. Halliburton (1892-1957) ; William Hart (1797-1865) ; Independent Petroleum Association of America ; Anthony R. Ingraffea (1947-) ; International Energy Agency ; Interstate Natural Gas Association of America ; Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission ; E. W. Marland (1874-1941) ; Aubrey McClendon (1959-) ; George Mitchell (1919-2013) ; The National Association of Royalty Owners ; No Fracked Gas in Mass ; Edward A. L. Roberts (1829-1881) ; The Endocrine Disruption Exchange ; Tom L. Ward (1959-) ; Waterkeeper Aliance -- 5. Data and documents : Data ; Documents -- 6. Resources for further research -- Chronology
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781610696913
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014038749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99963435838
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893455644
  • (OCoLC)ocn893455644
Label
Fracking : a reference handbook, David E. Newton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Background and history : The genesis of fossil fuels ; Oil and gas resources ; Exploring for oil and gas ; Drilling technology ; Petroleum chemistry ; A brief history of petroleum exploration ; The petroleum century ; The natural gas century ; Hydraulic fracturing -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Peak oil and gas: still a looming threat or only a distant fantasy! ; Energy independence for the United States ; Benefits of fracking ; Opposition to fracking ; Problems associated with hydraulic fracturing ; Laws and regulations -- 3. Perspectives : Separating fact from hype / Trudy E. Bell ; Why fracking is beneficial / Bruce Everett ; The urgent need for global definition of terms in the reporting on fracking and seismic activity / Gina Hagler ; Fracking and the future of fresh water / Michael Pastorkovich ; Fracking by the numbers / John Rumpler ; Exploring alternative uses for fracking water / Lana Straub ; Fracking like it's your job: why worker safety in the fracking industry is so important / Laura Walter ; Feeding the fracking workforce: how worker nutrition supports health, safety and productivity / Christopher Wanjek -- 4. Profiles : American Gas Association ; American Petroleum Institute ; America's Natural Gas Alliance ; Chesapeake Climate Action Network ; Consumer Energy Alliance ; H. John Eastman (1905-1985) ; Terry Engelder ; Environment America ; Food & Water Watch ; Ground Water Protection Council ; Erle P. Halliburton (1892-1957) ; William Hart (1797-1865) ; Independent Petroleum Association of America ; Anthony R. Ingraffea (1947-) ; International Energy Agency ; Interstate Natural Gas Association of America ; Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission ; E. W. Marland (1874-1941) ; Aubrey McClendon (1959-) ; George Mitchell (1919-2013) ; The National Association of Royalty Owners ; No Fracked Gas in Mass ; Edward A. L. Roberts (1829-1881) ; The Endocrine Disruption Exchange ; Tom L. Ward (1959-) ; Waterkeeper Aliance -- 5. Data and documents : Data ; Documents -- 6. Resources for further research -- Chronology
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781610696913
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014038749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99963435838
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893455644
  • (OCoLC)ocn893455644

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