New Mexico Oil Production Is Soaring. Now What To Do With The Wastewater?

State lawmakers pass bill to facilitate reusing salty water from the oil fields.

Permian Oil Boom Uncorks Multibillion-Dollar Water Play

Producing oil produces even more water. Getting rid of it is a large and expanding business.

America’s Oil Boom Can Not Happen Without Groundwater

Risks are substantial in New Mexico’s Permian Basin.