CHAPTER 3 THE USE AND PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS

JurisdictionUnited States
Water-Energy Nexus: Acquisition, Use, and Disposal of Water for Energy and Mineral Development
(Sep 2012)

CHAPTER 3
THE USE AND PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS

Mark K. Boling
Southwestern Energy Company
Houston, Texas

MARK K. BOLING is President of V+ Development Solutions, a division of Southwestern Energy Company. The mission of V+ Development Solutions is to identify, develop and implement solutions to the challenges of unconventional resource development that strike an appropriate balance among the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Company's activities. Prior to joining Southwestern in January of 2002, he was in private practice in Houston, Texas, specializing in oil and gas transactional work. Mr. Boling was a partner with the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. where he practiced in the firm's Oil & Gas/Real Estate Section from 1982 to 1993. Mr. Boling holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from DePauw University. Mr. Boling is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics relating to unconventional oil and gas developments and hydraulic fracturing operations. He participated in the preparation of the Atlantic Council report titled "European Unconventional Gas Developments - Environmental Issues and Regulatory Challenges in the EU and the U.S." and he was recently appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve on the New York Advisory Panel on High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing. Mr. Boling also initiated and continues to lead the effort by Southwestern Energy Company to collaborate with the Environmental Defense Fund and other environmental NGOs to develop a Model Regulatory Framework for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations. Mr. Boling is a member of the American (Environment, Energy and Resources and Business Law Sections), Arkansas (Natural Resources Law Section) and Texas (Oil, Gas & Mineral Law and Corporate Counsel Sections) Bar Associations.

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Southwestern Energy

THE USE AND PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS

Special Institute on The Water-Energy Nexus Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

September 13-14, 2012

Denver, Colorado

Mark K. Bollng

President

Development Solutions

Balancing Environment. Community & Economy

division of southwestern Energy

Water Use

Water Supply

Water Handling

Water Recycling

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