Managing Produced Water in Atlantic Canada's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

Publication #: 2008-1042

Published: Jan 2009

Pages: 4 p.

Filed Under: Atlantic Canada, Responsible Canadian Energy

Water is an integral part of oil and gas production. In the offshore, water that has been extracted from an oil and gas reservoir - or produced water - must be treated and disposed of in a manner that is safe and environmentally responsible. This brochure explains how produced water is treated and disposed of and discusses the potential impacts of produced water on the environment.

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