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Oil industry is slowly finding a use for its wastewater

Oil industry is slowly finding a use for its wastewater

February 24, 2020

Oil field wastewater is more often being used for drilling and fracking operations in places such as Texas’ Permian Basin, experts say, helping to preserve freshwater and to solve one of the industry’s persistent problems.

Millions of gallons of water are needed to bring into production a single well for horizontal drilling and …

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