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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Scanlon, Bridget R.; Reedy, Robert C.; Xu, Pei; Engle, Mark; Nicot, J. P.; Yoxtheimer, David; Yang, Qian; Ikonnikova, Svetlana 
Title:
Can we beneficially reuse produced water from oil and gas extraction in the U.S.? 
Abstract:
There is increasing interest in beneficial uses of large volumes of wastewater co-produced with oil and gas extraction (produced water, PW) because of water scarcity, potential subsurface disposal limitations, and regional linkages to induced seismicity. Here we quantified PW volumes relative to water demand in different sectors and PW quality relative to treatment and reuse options for the major U.S. shale oil and gas plays. PW volumes from these plays totaled \textasciitilde600 billion liters...    »
 
Journal title:
Science of The Total Environment 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
717 
Month:
May 
Pages contribution:
137085 
Language:
en 
Print-ISSN:
0048-9697