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Chad Monger, right, and Walter Dale, both with Halliburton, explain advancements in technology that can allow oil companies to recycle water used for hydraulic fracturing on Tuesday in Watford City.

Recycling fracking water a 'game-changer'

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WATFORD CITY -- The technology is now available to allow oil companies to recycle water used for hydraulic fracturing in North Dakota, industry representatives said Tuesday.

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But implementing that technology in the Bakken will take time as operators adjust to the new methods and regulators respond with new permitting rules.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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