Title: Analysis of chemical constitutents and additives in hydraulic fracturing waters 1. Technical review and proposal for a non-target approach
Authors: GAWLIK BERNDTAVAZZI SIMONAMARIANI GIULIOSKEJO HELLECOMERO SARA
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2017
JRC N°: JRC106164
ISBN: 978-92-79-67469-3 (print)
978-92-79-67470-9 (pdf)
ISSN: 1018-5593 (print)
1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 28546 EN
OP KJ-NA-28546-EN-C (print)
OP KJ-NA-28546-EN-N (online)
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC106164
DOI: 10.2760/867407
10.2760/817768
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This technical report is a first one of series of reports addressing the issue of chemical constituents and additives occurring in the waters related to hydraulic fracturing in the exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons. Specific focus is on the types of chemical constituents being addressed so far in flowaback, produced waters and potentially exposed ground and surface water. It gives on overview on typical approaches. With regard to organic constituents it addresses the typically examined compounds and investigates to which extent non-targeted approaches with accurate mass spectrometry can be used to fill existing knowledge gaps. The concept of an envisaged feasibility study for a imoproved baseline assessment is described, too.
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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