“Researchers led by the University of Pittsburgh’s engineering school may have cracked a code to greatly reduce the amount of fresh water used by natural gas drillers to fracture shale to release methane trapped thousands of feet underground, the university said Tuesday. . . .
“Pitt also is conducting research on how to leverage the waste heat available at drilling sites and natural gas compressor stations to safely treat shale gas wastewater for reuse.”
FULL STORY published October 30, 2018 via Pittsburgh Tribune-Review