Hydraulic fracturing is a complicated process, so it’s no surprise that people have lots of questions about it. That’s where Fracopedia comes in.
Fracopedia is designed to answer your questions about hydraulic fracturing in Canada. Questions like:
- What is hydraulic fracturing? How does it work? Why is it needed?
- What effect does it have on underground aquifers?
- Who regulates it?
Many of these questions – and more – have already been answered on other websites so we’re not going to start over here. Instead, we’re providing you with links to the most accurate and up-to-date facts about hydraulic fracturing in Canada.
Fracopedia is managed by the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) on behalf of hydraulic fracturing and other petroleum service, supply and manufacturing companies. Fracopedia highlights how hydraulic fracturing companies and other PSAC member companies are working proactively with all stakeholders, including the public, regulators and other industry members, to improve how they operate and how they communicate.