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US Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Regulations Handbook, 2012

15.3 Rules and Regulations by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection 50

16 Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Alabama 51

16.1 Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Alabama 51

16.2 Fracking Regulations by the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama 52

16.3 Rules and Regulations by the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama 52

17 Appendix 54

17.1 Market Definitions 54

17.2 Abbreviations 54

17.3 Sources 56

17.3.1 Methodology 58

17.3.2 Coverage 59

17.3.3 Secondary Research 59

17.3.4 Primary Research 59

17.4 Contact Us 60

17.5 Disclaimer 60

List of Tables

Table 1: Hydraulic Fracturing, Water Usage of Shale Gas Fracking Operations in the US, 2012 10 List of Figures

Figure 1: Exploration and Production Industry, Horizontal Well with Multiple Fractures by Hydraulic Fracturing, 2012 9

Figure 2: Hydraulic Fracturing, Clean Air Act, Costs and Benefits, 2012 14

Figure 3: Colorado, Green River Shale Formations, 2012 15

Figure 4: Colorado, Niobrara Basin, 2012 16

Figure 5: Colorado, Hydraulic Fracturing, Casing, 2012 17

Figure 6: Texas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Casing, 2012 22

Figure 7: Pennsylvania, Hydraulic Fracturing, Location of Marcellus Shale Formation, 2012 24

Figure 8: North Dakota, Hydraulic Fracturing, Location of Bakken Shale, 2012 30

Figure 9: New York, Hydraulic Fracturing, Marcellus Shale, 2012 34

Figure 10: Arkansas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Fayetteville Shale, 2012 37

Figure 11: Ohio, Hydraulic fracturing, Marcellus and Utica Shales, 2012 44

Figure 12: West Virginia, Hydraulic Fracturing, Marcellus Shale, 2012 49

Figure 13: Alabama, Hydraulic Fracturing, Floyd and Conasauga Shales, 2012 51

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