Hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, is a drilling technique used for extracting oil or natural gas from deep underground. In simplified terms, the fracking process starts with a well that is drilled vertically or at an angle from the surface to a depth of 1 to 2 miles or more.
The Permian Basin is booming. Recent estimates claim that Texas is on track to becoming the no. 3 oil producer in the world, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia. Let that sink in for a moment.
Recently, we have had multiple calls from clients asking for help regarding an NFPA 110 18.104.22.168 violation. Generator installations for mission-critical facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, in conjunction with NFPA 70: National Electrical Code.