Baker Hughes Begins Full Disclosure of All Frack Fluids

In a welcome move, yesterday Baker Hughes announced they will now disclose all (100%) of the chemicals they use in their fracking fluids. Baker Hughes’ chief competitor in providing fracking services for drillers is Halliburton–so this move will pressure Halliburton to follow suit. Starting yesterday, October 1, Baker Hughes will not only publish a list of every chemical used on a given well to frack it (on the website), they will also disclose the maximum concentration used for each chemical. It is total transparency into what they are using and where they are using it–removing any remaining claims by anti-drillers that the industry is trying to “hide” something…

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