Season 113 - Day 2 of 14

Energy Resources

What is the term for the technique designed to extract gas and oil from shale rock by injecting a high-pressure mixture of water, sand and chemicals into the rock to force the fossil fuels to flow out to the head of the well?
The method is highly controversial because of the colossal amount of water used in the process and because the chemicals used are suspected of contaminating the groundwater around the drilling site.


Rate QuestionDon’t love itNot greatGoodGreatLove itRate Question

Thanks for rating this question!

You must be logged in to type your answer

Send your answer

Correct answer is: 

You answered:

If you want to leave a comment for the quizmaster you can always contact him by using the chat button at the bottom right corner.

The quiz master will return to you as soon as possible