Engineered nanoglass material could clean up petro drilling, past and present

December 2012
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Dec2012, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p19
The article discusses the efforts of a U.S. research group to study the use of engineered nanoglass material in petroleum drilling. It mentions that the chemical reactions affect the environmental properties of the material. According to the author, the group aims to assess whether the materials could limit the water contamination effects of fracking and drilling.


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