Informational links on hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) and oil and natural gas production are listed below. These links provide additional third-party information related to natural gas from shale (NGS), hydraulic fracturing as well as general information on energy and chemicals.

Chemicals used

  • Chemical portal
    eChemPortal provides free public access to information on properties of chemicals:
  • Information on chemicals
    European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). ECHA drives the implemention of the EU's groundbreaking chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment as well as for innovation and competitiveness.
  • What chemicals are used in hydraulic fracturing
    A FracFocus page which lists the chemicals used most often in hydraulic fracturing

General information

Industry sites