By Rick Behning, PE
One of the concerns related to the fracking process is water usage. Kenneth Carlson, co-director of the Colorado Energy-Water Consortium, was interviewed for a recent Greeley Tribune article. The article explains that 0.1 percent of water diverted for beneficial use will be used for fracking over the 5 year span from 2010 to 2015.
Based on water usage, it turns out the new horizontal wells are more efficient ...Continue Reading →