Story excerpt provided by Shale Daily.
Written by Jamison Cocklin.
Researchers at Ohio University and their oil and gas industry collaborators have been awarded $1.45 million to advance a technology that could keep more production and flowback water at the drilling site instead of heading to contentious underground disposal wells.
Ohio Third Frontier, a technology-based economic development initiative that’s a part of the Ohio Development Services Agency, awarded the funds to the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment at Ohio University, a small school in the southeastern part of the state near the epicenter of the Utica Shale boom.
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Originally published October 10, 2014.