Hydraulic Fracturing

Ecosphere's Vinick says technology can solve fracking water safety issue

With water safety continuing to be a critical issue in the fracking discussion, can fracking water be treated to be free of chemicals? During today's OnPoint, Charles Vinick, CEO of Ecosphere Technologies, discusses his company's technology, which replaces chemicals and eliminates disposal of water used for fracking. Vinick explains why he believes the technology, which is currently being used by Newfield Exploration Co. and Southwestern Energy Co., has the ability to be a game changer for fracking.