Water acquisition and use during unconventional oil and gas development and the existing data challenges: Weld and Garfield counties, CO.

@article{Oikonomou2016WaterAA,
  title={Water acquisition and use during unconventional oil and gas development and the existing data challenges: Weld and Garfield counties, CO.},
  author={Panagiotis D. Oikonomou and Julie Kallenberger and Reagan M. Waskom and Karie Boone and Elizabeth N Plombon and Joseph Nolte Ryan},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2016},
  volume={181},
  pages={
          36-47
        }
}
Colorado has recently experienced a significant increase in unconventional oil and gas development, with the greatest concentration of activity occurring in Weld and Garfield counties. Water for oil and gas development has received much attention mainly because water resources are limited in these regions and development is taking place closer to populated areas than it did in the past. Publicly available datasets for the period 2011-2014 were used to identify water acquisition strategies and… CONTINUE READING