The change is happening so swiftly that regulators are racing to keep up and in some cases taking steps to make it easier for drillers to recycle.Fracking operations require millions of gallons of relatively clean water. Each time a well is drilled, about 20 percent of the water eventually remerges, but it is jam-packed with contaminants from drilling chemicals and heavy metals picked up when the water hits oil. Until recently, that water was dumped as waste, often into injection wells deep underground.
More Oil And Gas Drillers Turn To Water Recycling
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