Squeezing every drop of fresh water from waste brine

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and ...

Data analysis could trigger new shale gas revolution

Extensive data mining and analysis of 20,000 shale gas wells has revealed how "refracturing" existing wells with new technology could transform them from diminished producers into high-performers long after their initial ...

Study finds 6,600 spills from fracking in just four states

Each year, 2 to 16 percent of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill hydrocarbons, chemical-laden water, hydraulic fracturing fluids and other substances, according to a new study.The analysis, which appears Feb. ...

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