For each of our shale assets, we develop a tailor-made water management strategy for water sourcing, use, and disposal. For example, in our Groundbirch asset in Canada, we recycle produced water and also use recycled municipal wastewater.

Shell’s Onshore Operating Principles in Action: Water Fact Sheet

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