Louisiana

Statistics
Year Fracing Began: 
1960(s)
Types of Wells Fraced: 
Natural Gas
Types of Wells Fraced: 
Oil
Number of Wells Fraced Annually: 
201
Number of Wells Fraced Total: 
3167
Percentage of Wells Fraced: 
5.61%
Harm to Groundwater: 
None
Legislation / Regulation
(updated 7/12/2016)

Statistics are estimates provided by the states