Water And Hydraulic Fracturing
Pure, clean groundwater. Nothing can replace it. This is why fresh-water aquifers are protected through strictly regulated exploration and production practices.
Protection & water usage
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Well Construction & Groundwater Protection
Provincial and Territorial regulations ensure that potable, non-saline and useable groundwater is protected during the drilling of an oil and gas well. This is achieved by drilling practices that include surface casing, cementing surface casing, production casing and cementing production casing. Provincial and Territorial regulations outline how industry must ensure our water resources are protected during the drilling and production operations.
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