Recent Work

Working Paper | Groundwater Regulations and Hydraulic Fracturing: Reporting Water Use in the Permian

In 2011, it was estimated that the hydraulic fracturing occurring in this region relied solely on groundwater with between 0-2% of the water volume for fractures coming from recycled hydraulic..

Colorado is Fracking Crazy

Photo by Donald Giannatti By Ian Nemelka Remember when the cost of a gallon of gas was teetering between $5 to $6 dollars a gallon in many regions of the United States? Well it is largely due to the increased use of hydraulic shale fracturing [...]

A Tale of Two States

With the rapid growth of hydraulic fracturing, the Marcellus shale play has become one of the most profitable sources of oil and natural gas in the world.

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