IOGCC White Papers

Produced Water

Practical Management of Produced Water (2006)

A Guide to Practical Management of Produced Water (2006). Thinking of produced water as another resource rather than a waste has real advantages. Treated and untreated produced water may be able to satisfy a great deal of the water needs of ranchers, power plants and coal mines across the West.

Energy Policy

Oil & Gas Policy: Evaluation for Energy Security (2007)

Oil & Gas Policy: Evaluation for Energy Security (2007). This policy document analyzes the nation’s energy situation, with potential solutions to identified problems.

Manpower

Petroleum Professionals Blue Ribbon Task Force Follow-Up Report (2007)

Petroleum Professionals Blue Ribbon Task Force Follow-Up Report (2007). Several years ago, it became apparent to many industry, professional and government leaders that there was a shortage in the number of geoscientists and other trained professionals needed to support the domestic production of oil and natural gas.