DIESEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIESEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp">Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T01:01:02.066-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In February 2012, Bill Barrett Corp. fracked a gas well on the West Tavaputs Plateau, injecting 263,570 gallons of fluids into it under severe pressure. Among the long list of chemicals the company initially disclosed using was diesel, a hydrocarbon no driller should inject underground without a permit because of its potential to contaminate underground drinking water sources. The well in the Peter’s Point gas field was one of 351 that an environmental watchdog says were illegally injected with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292533@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT