Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Collision of Water and Oil in the Post-Peak World

November 21, 2013

The Collision of Water and Oil in the Post-Peak World

November 30, 2013

Introduction: Conventional oil has peaked globally during the past eight years or so, estimates vary. In the meantime unconventional oil has seized the world stage and commands most of the investor funds in the industry. Unconventional hydrocarbons are not only expensive to produce but are also demanding in terms of the amount of water that must be managed. The final stage of the management process is always disposal deep underground away from the living environment. This blog-post explores the implications of these unconventional pursuits for the long-term viability and financial stability of the salt water disposal (SWD) business.

Unconventional Oil Development:  Several non-conventional techniques for producing oil have… Continue reading