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Apache Seeks Frac Water Solution In Time Of Drought

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By Caroline Evans, Hart Energy
March 4, 2014

TULSA, Okla. – Although Oklahomans this weekend endured a wintry mix of snow and ice that closed schools and shut down roads Monday, there is, in fact, a drought in the Sooner State. The drought, which also covers much of the U.S. and is projected to be the worst in almost 500 years, coincides with the oil and gas industry’s growing demand for water, which is used in hydraulic fracturing.

“There are certain areas for sure where we’re really starting to compete against the municipalities and agriculture” for water, Rob ...


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