A new technology reduces formation water ///

Produced water, or formation water, is water from underground formations that is brought to the surface during oil and gas production. By volume, it is the largest by-product of oil and gas production, with some sources estimating that 3 bbl of water are produced for every barrel of oil.1 The water that is produced may contain organic chemicals, salts, bacteria and naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM).2

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