November 2021, Vol. 248, No. 11


15-Mile Pipeline Provides Path for High-Temp Water from Deep Underground

By Steve Cooper, Infrastructure Reporter   The Delaware Basin, part of the Permian Basin, is currently the most active area in the United States by rig count for oil and gas production.  Bringing oil and gas to the surface also brings produced water, either found in the underground formations or from fracking.  There can be anywhere from four to ten barrels of brackish water produced for each barrel of oil.  To capture those vast amounts of water, Crestwood Equity Partners LP, designed a saltwater disposal facility and pipeline network.     Photo: Performance Pipe The Desert Hills pipeline would eventually use approximately 80,000 feet

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