Fracturing Fluid Additive Risk Assessment and Selection Tool

Donald Davies, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc.
GL 09-9207-50

The screening tool was developed to categorize hydraulic fracturing fluid additives according to their potential health and environmental risks. The tool is intended for internal use by CAPP members and their suppliers, and is accessible to CAPP members on Membernet

Policy Issue
Protection of regional surface and groundwater resources in unconventional play areas

Knowledge Gap
Phase 2 of 2011 Hydraulic Fracturing Risk Study, to be determined.

2013 Presentation: A Screening-Level Assessment System for Classifying Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Additives