Datasets associated with investigating the potential for beneficial reuse of produced water from oil and gas extraction outside of the energy sector

Published: 30 January 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/jjy5mtfkfk.2
, David Yoxtheimer,


The data are associated with paper titled "Can we beneficially reuse produced water from oi and gas extraction in the U.S.?" publish in Science of the Total Environment and include data on water volumes and water quality related to the major unconventional oil and gas plays in the U.S.. The data include volumes of water co-produced with oil and gas production, county-level estimates of annual water use volumes by various sectors, including hydraulic fracturing water use, and the quality of produced water.



University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology


Water Management, Water Quality, Water Budget, Unconventional Petroleum Resource