Produced Water

Reuse/Recycling of Produced Water


Occupational Health & Safety, Article June 1, 2019, By Lauren Slansky
"Four Steps to Quickly Evaluate Produced Water Reuse Option Viability" 

Project Systems Technologies Oil Gas Facilities, Article February 14, 2019, by Gerald Verbeek
"Case Studies in Produced Water Treatment"

Water Tech Online, Article November 19, 2018, by Alan Murphy and Varkha Agrawal
"Emerging Technologies For Produced Water Challenges In Oil And Gas Operations"

The Wall Street Journal, Article August 22, 2018, By Christopher M. Matthews
"The Next Big Bet in Fracking: Water"

Journal of Petroleum Technology, Article June 12, 2018, by Stephen Rassenfoss
"Rising Tide of Produced Water Could Pinch Permian Growth"

The Permian Basin Petroleum Association Magazine, Article May 08, 2018, by Paul Wiseman
"Water, Water Everywhere in the Permian"

The Magazine for Environmental Managers, Article August 2017, by Air and Waste Management Association
"Wastewater Management Associated with Oil and Gas Production"

Hart Energy, Article April 07, 2017, by Brian Walzel
"Permian Basin Operators Find Savings In Recycling Water"

Environmental Defense Fund, Article November 11, 2015, by Dan Muller
"Recycling Wastewater from Oil and Gas Wells Poses Challenges"

Journal of Petroleum Technology, Article November 1, 2015, by Scott Anderson
"An Environmental Perspective on Risk Management and Water"

Water World, Article December 10, 2014, by Andrew Williams
"Oilfield Produced Water Management: Which Technologies Will Gush to Success?"

Rock Water Energy Solutions, Article June 02, 2014, by David Nightingale
"Water Storage Issues Bring Benefits Of Above-Ground Storage Tanks To Surface"

Society of Petroleum Engineers
"Challenges in Reusing Produced Water"

Produced Water Society
"Produced Water 101"

Research Gate, Article January 2014, by Monika Freyman
"Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Stress: Water Demand by the Numbers"


Produced Water Society, Conference October 23-24, 2019, by The Produced Water Society
"Produced Water Middle East 2019"

Produced Water Society, Conference August 07-08, 2019, by The Produced Water Society
"Produced Water Society Permian Basin 2019"

Produced Water Society, Conference February 06-07, 2019, by The Produced Water Society
"Produced Water Society Seminar 2019"

Papers & Reports

Groundwater Protection Council, Report June 2019, by GWPC
"Produced Water Report: Regulations, Current Practices, and Research Needs" 
"Module 2: Produced Water Reuse in Unconventional Oil and Gas Operations"

United States Environmental Protection Agency, Study Document May 2019, by EPA
"Oil and Gas Extraction Wastewater Management Study Documents"

The American Geosciences Institute, Pdf 2018, by Edith Allison and Ben Mandler
"Petroleum and the Environment"

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Study May 2018, by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
"Detailed study of the Centralized Waste Treatment Point Source Category for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes"

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST), Report 2017, by TAMEST
"Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas"

U.S. Energy Information Administration, Paper November 15, 2017, by U.S. Energy Information Administration
"Hydraulic Fracturing For Oil And Gas: Impacts From The Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle On Drinking Water Resources In The United States (Final Report)"

State of Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Report April 2017, by State of Oklahoma Water Resources Board
"Report of the Oklahoma Produced Water Working Group"

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Report April 2017, by The Water Agency
"Water for 2060 Produced Water Working Group"

Society of Petroleum Engineers, Paper 2015, Burnett, D. B., Platt, F. M., Vavra, C.E
"Achieving Water Quality Required for Fracturing Gas Shales: Cost Effective Analytic and Treatment Technologies"

CH2MHill, Report January 2015, by CH2MHill
"U.S. Onshore Unconventional Exploration and Production Water Management Case Studies"

Golder Associates, Report July 14, 2014, by Golder Associates


McGill University, Video February 18, 2016, by Charles Chindove
"Oil field produced water management"

CSGovts, Video February 01, 2016, by EDF
"Produced Water Reuse and Recycling: Challenges and Opportunities"

Subject Matter Experts

Michael Dunkel

Global Technology Leader for Upstream Water
Advisian, Worley Group
(469) 585-6468
Expertise: Water Management for Oil and Gas, Regulations, Methane Emissions and Well Operations 

Roy Hartstein

Founder and Managing Director
Responsible Energy Solutions  
(936) 203-3174
Expertise: Air & Methane Emissions - Produced Water Management 

Rich Haut

(281) 787-8768
Expertise: Air & Methane Emissions - Well Operations 

Lloyd Hetrick

Operations Engineering Advisor
East Shore Investments, LLC and
(281) 630-6571
Expertise:  Well Integrity,  Well Operations, Plugging, Orphan Well Management, and Produced Water Management

Rick McCurdy

PrincipalRMc3 Consulting LLC
(405) 317-2759
Expertise: Produced Water Management

Dan Mueller

Senior Manager, Energy
Environmental Defense Fund 
(512) 691-3453
Expertise: Produced Water Management