Dictionary:Hydraulic fracturing

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{{#category_index:H|hydraulic fracturing}} Fracturing by injecting fluid and a proppant (often sand) under very high pressure to fracture the rock and keep the fractures open after the pressure is released. Used to increase the flow of formation fluids into the borehole. Also called hydrofracturing and hydrofracing.