The State of Water 2019: How to Sustain the Oil and Gas Industry’s Lifeblood

The State of Water 2019: How to Sustain the Oil and Gas Industry’s Lifeblood

Led by unconventional play development, the U.S. is closer than ever to energy independence. Texas plays a leading role in the current U.S. oil and gas boom. Yet Texas has a two-fold challenge born of this success: The state must source huge amounts of water for fracturing operations, often in…

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Blythe Lyons serves as a consultant to the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, and was formerly a Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Energy and Environment Program.

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John Tintera is the past President of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. He is the former Executive Director of the Texas Railroad Commission and is a regulatory expert and licensed geologist (Texas #325) with a thorough knowledge of virtually all facets of upstream oil and gas exploration, production and transportation, including conventional and unconventional reservoirs.

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Kylie Wright is a Senior Environmental Specialist with GAI Consultants, Inc., and is a former geologic consultant with the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers.

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