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Lawyers Handling Marcellus Shale Frac Water Disposal in Pennsylvania

Helping Gas Producers Meet Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Requirements

Water management issues stemming from the development of the Marcellus Shale have been very controversial in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. The sheer volume of water used in the hydro-fracture drilling process means that it is essential for gas companies to have a frac water disposal plan that can be implemented effectively and with minimal harm to the surrounding environment.

At Wright & Reihner P.C., we have the knowledge and experience necessary to assist energy companies in the operation of drilling sites in the Marcellus Shale. We are dedicated to finding innovative solutions that keep our clients in line with governing laws and regulations. Our firm is uniquely situated to help companies answer difficult questions regarding the treatment, cost and disposal of frac water flowback, taking into account variables like volume and water quality.

To learn more about how the Marcellus Shale attorneys at Wright & Reihner P.C. can be of service, call 570-961-1166 or contact our Scranton law office online. We serve clients in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, throughout Pennsylvania and across much of Appalachia.

Considering All Options for Proper Frac Water Disposal

In counseling our energy producing clients regarding Marcellus Shale water treatment options and disposal of frac water, we use our extensive knowledge of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PA DEP) regulations on the subject to protect gas producers from fines and other forms of liability.

When a client comes to us, our lawyers help research a variety of water disposal options, including:

  • Hauling
  • Underground injection
  • On-site treatment
  • Off-site treatment
  • Pumping to a nearby treatment facility
  • Dilution and reuse of the well

Each of these options has its unique advantages and disadvantages. Our firm will work with your company to choose the option that best fits your particular Marcellus Shale drilling operation.

Contact a Scranton Gas Drilling Waste Attorney

At Wright & Reihner P.C., we create targeted legal solutions for oil and gas companies working in the Marcellus Shale. We have the proven record, reputation and skills to handle highly complex oil and gas drilling issues in Susquehanna County, Bradford County, Wyoming County and Lackawanna County.

To schedule a consultation, call us at 570-961-1166 or contact our Scranton law firm online.

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