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Guiding Principles for Hydraulic Fracturing: CAPP

CAPP, the Canadian Association of Petroluem Producers, has prepared this document outlining the basic principles that the natural gas industry will use for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

More detailed documents describing specific operating practices have also been drafted. The six operating practices are:

1. Fracturing fluid additive disclosure

2. Fracturing fluid additive risk management

3. Baseline groundwater testing

4. Wellbore construction

5. Water sourcing and reuse

6. Fluid handling, transport, disposal


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