Report or Study:  The Intensification of the Water Footprint of Hydraulic Fracturing

Date:  2018

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The steady increase of the water footprint of hydraulic fracturing with time implies that future unconventional oil and gas operations will require larger volumes of water for hydraulic fracturing, which will result in larger produced oil and gas wastewater volumes.

Topics:  Air Quality, Fracking / Gas Development

Regions:  International

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Report or Study Link:   http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaar5982

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Article Link/URL:   http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaar5982