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Limited water during Alberta’s drought could hamper province’s oil, natural gas industries

Drilling can require up to 10 times more water in some areas

April 3, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Calgary – Drought-stricken Alberta’s oil and natural gas industries could be hampered this year as companies wishing to increase production are apt to have limited water at their disposal, according to a report from Deloitte. Drilling in some areas requires up to 10 times more water than other areas, based on geological factors. CBC News report | READ MORE

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