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The Unique Water Challenge

Across North America, in various shale plays, natural gas development faces criticism and questions regarding the volume of water used to hydraulically fracture a well. While volume varies, it is estimated that, on average, 3-6 million gallons of water are used to frac a well. On average, across the Marcellus … Continue Reading →

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What is Flowback Water?

Flowback water is the murky, salty water from fracking natural gas wells. It consists of frac fluid which returns to the surface along with the produced water. This water contains clay, soil, metals, and chemicals that may have been added in the process of the completion of the well. Comtech … Continue Reading →

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