Australian technology designed to help solve gas crisis

A new Australian-developed technology could make an important contribution to solving the country’s gas crisis by improving production rates and removing many of the environmental impacts associated with traditional fracking, according to the technology’s licensee, V2H Australia.

The technology, developed over 20 years under a joint initiative between the industry-backed Mining3 research hub and private investors, replaces traditional drill heads with a high-pressure water system that can rapidly install extensive patterns of lateral radial boreholes into multiple coal seams directly from a standard vertical production well.

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