Can you say “downplaying risks”?

The key thing to ponder with this video is – how safe is the casing? What’s the risk of the casing breaking and leaking stuff into the ground? The thing has to be drilled through groundwater resources, so if the casing breaks then stuff will leak through the break possibly into groundwater.

Animation of Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking) - YouTube

Source: (www.youtube.com) MarathonOilCorp

Safe, cost-effective refinements in hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking), horizontal drilling and other innovations now allow for the production of ...

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