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Safer fracking through process automation

As with so many processes, better automation can lead to better safety

By Bela Liptak
Jul 8, 2015

Most new industries are first operated under manual control, and only as they mature do they start applying automatic controls and optimization. Fracking is no exception, and as it approaches maturity, it also is beginning to take advantage of automation. In this article, I will discuss some areas where automation could improve the safety of this industry, including methane recovery and operational reliability.

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