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Oil & Gas Drilling 101

Just looking for some introductory information about the oil and gas industry, or fracking? Our Drilling 101 section can help.

Working With Our Maps

Learn how to work with our mapping interface, as well as other handy tips and features.

FracTracker, The App

Our free app allows you to view drilling activity near you on a map, post photos, or submit reports if you see something amiss.

The People Behind FracTracker.org

FracTracker started as a project of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities. FracTracker.org has grown from a website at Pitt in 2010 into a free-standing non-profit known as FracTracker Alliance in 2012.

Get Involved

From data collection to mapping, there are various ways that you can get involved in FracTracker’s efforts or the energy analysis community at-large.

Commenting Policy

We support strong online discussions and networks. We do realize, however, that this topic is one of incredible importance and often-serious controversy. To encourage civility and create an environment that encourages participation, please follow our commenting policy.

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