Fracing: Myths vs. Reality

Developed over six decades ago, fracing is a process that involves pumping millions of gallons of highly pressurized water combined with sand and small amounts of chemicals into deep shale formations. This water going into the ground cracks the shale or widens existing cracks, freeing hydrocarbons to flow toward the well. It is estimated that… Read more »

Welcome to our new Blog!

Welcome to the Torquato blog! We have provided premium drilling accessories and PDC bits to contractors around the world for over 30 years. We are not salesmen. We are inventors and innovators in a dynamic field. Drilling for natural gas has evolved since we started Torquato in 1982, and we are extraordinarily excited to offer… Read more »

8 Reasons Why Natural Gas Is The Right Choice

  Torquato Drilling Accessories creates products that make natural gas drilling more productive and efficient because we believe in the numerous advantages of the fuel. Here’s a few reasons why.   Perfect Combustion Natural gas is made completely of methane, emitting less carbon dioxide than either coal or fuel oil. It contains only two atoms,… Read more »

Filmmaker, Phelim McAleer Gives his Viewpoint on Fracking

  For those of you who are unfamiliar, Frack Nation is a pro-fracking film co-directed by Irish filmmaker, Phelim McAleer. The film has received rave reviews from the New York Times, saying that the film is “meticulously researched and provocative”.  Now in McAleer’s viewpoint, anti-fracking lobbyists are not being totally straight with the public. There… Read more »

The Benefits of the Using the Plugbuster for Drilling Natural Gas

  The discoveries of new natural gas locations are occurring weekly, and it appears that numerous parts of North America are along those locations. In fact, fields have been found in Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Arkansas, just to name a few. Industry studies estimate that there is so much gas waiting to be pumped, (approximately over… Read more »


  Once the fracing is completed there is only one thing standing between the wellhead and the flow of clean energy from below  and that’s  a string of composite frac plugs.    The successful milling of these plugs depends heavily on selecting the right tool for the job.  Time is money in this business so you… Read more »