Reusing Oil and Gas Produced Water for Irrigation of Food Crops in Drylands
Agricultural Water Management
30 July 2018
Water scarcity affects drylands, threatening their food security, while the oil and gas industry produces significant and increasing volumes of produced water that could be partly reused for agricultural irrigation in these regions. This review summarizes recent research and provides a broad overview of the potential for oil and gas produced water to irrigate food crops in drylands.