Ipieca recognizes the need for effective water management in oil and gas from shale development and production. This awareness briefing provides an overview of water management in the onshore development and production of oil and gas from shale. It explains the water life cycle in shale operations and water quality, communicates industry practices, and directs readers to additional resources to learn more.
Water management in shale oil and gas. Ipieca awareness briefing.
- 15 October 2014
The guidance presents a systematic process for the onshore oil and gas industry to identify and assess potential measures to improve water efficiency via incorporating the principles of water stewardship, integrating water resource management
- 1 June 2021
This infographic summarises the water and wastewater management uses in the oil and gas industry.
- 23 February 2021
This joint Ipieca - UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) report provides a summary of key drivers, challenges and opportunities for biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) management in the oil and gas industry.