Everyone who has followed the Bakken knows that water for fracking is a dead issue, but for newbies: there is more than enough water in the Bakken for fracking.
Here's the story in Texas, where the drought is.
Although millions of gallons of water will be needed for hydraulic fracturing as drilling booms throughout the Eagle Ford shale, the amount of water used for fracturing will be much less than what's needed by municipalities and for irrigation and industry in the region, an expert said Monday.
"We have people coming into South Texas voicing gloom and doom," said Darrell Brownlow, a principal at Intercoastal Inland Services, a consulting firm.The article is not convincing. The issue will be politicized.