hydraulic fracturing

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Noun[edit]

hydraulic fracturing (uncountable)

  1. (oil industry) A technique in which a mixture of water and sand is forced down an oil well (or similar) in order to create fractures in the oil-bearing rock and thus release more oil.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]