Eagle Ford has enough water to support fracing, taskforce says

03/12/2012
The Carrizo Wilcox aquifer in South Texas appears to contain enough water to support oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing in the Eagle Ford shale, along with other anticipated uses, said Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter. An Eagle Ford taskforce reached that conclusion early this year, said Porter who spoke in Houston Feb. 27 during an Infocast conference on water management for shale plays. The taskforce continues to meet monthly to examine any water issues in South Texas, he said. "We will continue to study best practices for water management in the region to help mitigate any future issues," Porter said, adding that the taskforce was formed in response ...
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