Hydraulic fracturing in California is primarily used to maximize the yield of conventional wells rather than to reach gas otherwise inaccessible by conventional wells.
FracTracker and Consumer Watchdog continue to monitor permits to drill new oil and gas wells and rework existing wells under California Governor Gavin Newsom.
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CalGEM provides data on all California oil and gas wells.
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