Discuss the key ethical issues over fracking

The Ethics of Fracking

1. What are some of the key ethical issues over fracking?

2. If it could be proven that fracking was causing lasting damage to the environment should the US stop the practice?

3. Do you support Exxon/Mobil and Chevron’s decision not to disclose full details of its fracking activities? Are they acting ethically-explain?


4. The practice of fracking has made the U.S one of the leading countries in the production of oil and gas. As a result the global price of oil has fallen significantly. Do the benefits from fracking exceed the cost?