The new rules, which will take effect April 15, are designed to eliminate the need for a recycling permit if operators are recycling fluids on their own leases or transferring those fluids to another operator's lease for recycling. The new rules also identify recycling permit application requirements and reflect exiting standard field conditions for recycling permits.There has been a lot of talk about all the water that is used by the fracking shale oil industry and how it might be particularly problematic in drought-prone south Texas.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Texas Railroad Commission to Remove Permitting Requirement If Operators Recycle
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Posted by Bruce Oksol at 9:13 PM