Title: A White Paper Describing Produced Water from Production of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Coal Bed Methane
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Publication Date: 01/2004
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Contact: Chris Nichols
Program/Technology: Environmental & Water
Author: John Duda (NETL)
Deborah Elcock (ANL)
Markus G. Puder (ANL)
Robert J. Redweik (ANL)
John A. Veil (ANL)

The white paper evaluates produced water from oil production, conventional natural gas production, and coal bed methane production. The document includes information on producing water, including its constituents, how much is generated, and how it is regulated in different cost settings. This report also serves as a baseline for future research programs or policy initiatives considering produced water and provides detailed information relative to produced water and potential impacts on the environment.

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