produced water http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Oil and Gas Commission records lots of spills, but no fines in 2013 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/oil-and-gas-commission-records-lots-spills-no-fines-2013 <p></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 01:17:50 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 52121 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Oil and Gas Commission records lots of spills, but no fines in 2013 Encana breaks ground on water treatment facility http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/encana-breaks-ground-water-treatment-facility <p>Encana broke ground today on a&nbsp;treatment facility for produced water -- the contaminated water that's pulled up along with oil in the drilling process. The Neptune Water Treatment Facility will sit outside of Casper and serve the Moneta Divide field, which currently has about 300 wells but could eventually have more than 4-thousand. The facility will treat some of the produced water from current wells. A controversial plan to inject wastewater into the Madison Aquifer is another water disposal method Encana plans to use in the field.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:17:37 +0000 Irina Zhorov 49522 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Encana breaks ground on water treatment facility Oil industry faces mounting wastewater challenge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/oil-industry-faces-mounting-wastewater-challenge <p>Disposing of oil&rsquo;s biggest byproduct is going to be a challenge for Wyoming in coming years. That was the takeaway from a panel discussion Wednesday about water use and energy development.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:01:53 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 48502 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Oil industry faces mounting wastewater challenge