Fracking in Photos

Photograph by Eugene Richards, retrieved from National Geographic.

Photograph by Eugene Richards, retrieved from National Geographic.

National Geographic published this photo series illustrating “The New Oil Landscape”, shedding light on the widespread effects of fracking in North Dakota along the Bakken Shale. To view the full series, head to http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/bakken-shale-oil/richards-photography#/

The following video accompanies the series, providing a clear explanation of the process at work behind the photos.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/bakken-shale-oil/fracking-animation-video

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