Reuters has more details on Chesapeake’s just-announced suspension of fracking at its unconventional gas operations throughout Pennsylvania due to an ongoing blowout.
Apparently, since their emergency response efforts have so far not worked to stop the well blowout, Chesapeake is getting ready to - you might want to sit down for this - launch a ‘top kill’ junk shot of “a mix of plastic, ground up tires and heavy mud to plug the well.”
What, no golf balls?
Mark Jaccard is professor of sustainable energy at Simon Fraser University.
The other day I heard an...