The Economics of Fracking

These FracTracker articles and maps explore the the economics of fracking, the oil and gas industry, and the economic implications involved in transitioning to clean energy alternatives.

FracTracker Articles

Frac sand mining from the sky in Wisconsin

Fracking in Dairy Country

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A dairy farmer in Wisconsin reflects upon a new industry in town:…
PA Oil & Gas Fines feature image

Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Fines Analysis

In March 2017, FracTracker Alliance conducted a review of the…
Re-imagine Beaver County meeting - Photo by Sophie Riedel

Mapping a new vision in PA: Alternatives to petrochemical development

At a Re-Imagine Beaver County gathering in Pennsylvania earlier…
Starved Rock State Park by Michelle McCray

How Frac Sand Mining is Altering an Economy Dependent on Starved Rock State Park, IL

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An Ottawa, IL resident’s letter to U.S. Silica regarding how…
The BP Whiting, IN Oil Refinery

US Oil Refineries and Economic Justice

How annual incomes in the shadow of oil refineries compare to…
Drilling rig in Ohio, December 2015

Ohio Shale Country Listening Project Part 1

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The below industry quote divides the world into two camps…

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