Oil & Gas Sector Eyes Path To Wastewater Reuse After Filling Data Gaps

March 18, 2021
The energy sector is trying to fill data gaps related to chemical constituents in oil and gas-produced wastewater that could then lead to treating and reusing the water, one energy official told state environmental regulators, as uncertainties linger over the constituents of such wastewater as well as the potential risks in permitting its reuse. Industry, state regulators and Nichole Saunders, a senior attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), spoke on permitting and data gaps for produced water, or wastewater,...

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