Hydraulic Fracturing

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Hydraulic Fracturing. Shall mean the well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a pressurized liquid through the injection of a fluid (primarily water, containing sand and other proppants suspended with the aid of gelling agents) into a wellbore to create cracks in the deep-rock formations thus permitting the flow of natural gas, petroleum, and brine.
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