"The Plasma Pulse Technology (PPT) seems to be an answer to significant environment costs of traditional shale gas production technologies."Discuss.
Plasma Pulse Technology is one of the so called Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technologies developed to overcome the disadvantages of commonly used fracking technology to recover gas and oil from shale rock.
The technology is being cited as the main reason behind next shale gas boom as; under this technology, a series of impulse waves or vibrations or electrical pulses to reduce viscosity, increase permeability and improve flow of oil and gas to the surface for extraction. The technology is quoted as reason behind next shale gas boom as:
- It Increases the production of gas by three times
- It makes no use of chemicals and very less use of water and hence environmental friendly
It reduces the risk of earthquakes