Bakken Shale Oil
What Is Fracking?
Watch this video animation to learn how the process of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, forces oil from the ground in North Dakota. (EXCLUSIVE: Get more of the story in our March digital edition.)

(Source: National Geographic)

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    Bakken Shale Oil What Is Fracking? Watch this video animation to learn how the process of hydraulic fracturing, known as...
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    Unnecessary process ruining the planet. Shameful :(
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