Drought: Oil operation is water savior for farmers

Drought: Oil operation is water savior for farmers

Bakersfield Now | May 07, 2014 | by Carol Ferguson

With our oil production, for about every 10 barrels of fluid that’s produced, approximately nine of it’s barrels of water,” lead land representative Abby Auffant explained. And, that water also happens to be better quality. “Which is almost near fresh-water quality standards, so with minimal treatment through our filtration systems it meets the standards for agricultural irrigation,” Auffant explained.

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