Mexico Lacks Water to Frack for Shale Gas

Inter Press Service: Mexico plans to expand shale gas exploration this year, but it could run into a shortage of water, which is essential to hydraulic fracturing or fracking, the method used to capture natural gas from shale rocks. "In Mexico there isn't enough water. Where are they going to get it to extract shale gas?" Professor Miriam Grunstein at the Centre for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) remarked in an interview with IPS. She is opposed to the involvement of PEMEX, Mexico's state-run oil company,......

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