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SD Mines Researchers Explore Hydraulic Fracturing to Expand Geothermal Energy

The use of hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) has been a topic of contention in the oil and gas industry. However, researchers believe fracking can also be used at depth in hard rocks that contain no oil or gas to improve geothermal energy production. The process could enhance the use of…

CN to serve new 550,000-ton per year frac sand transloading terminal in northwestern Alberta

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., starting in November 2013. The new 20-acre facility being built by Di-Corp of Edmonton will have an annual throughput capacity of 550,000 tons of frac sand and…