Wyoming was first in the nation with requiring oilfield service companies to submit the ingredients in fracking fluids to a governmental agency – the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (Commission). In the interest of promoting continued improvements and research into the fluids, and reflecting the millions of dollars spent in research and development of the fluids, however, the law provided that upon request of the company, and the receipt of appropriate substantiating information, the identify of ingredients would be kept confidential.

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