FracFocus Milestone Review

FracFocus Milestone - 175,000 Disclosures

FracFocus reached a milestone this past week (7/29/2020) with the submission of over 175,000 disclosure records. Here is a quick review/summary of the of the initial 175,000 submissions received since 2011.


175,870

Current Disclosure Count

Top 5 States

As of 7/29/2020 the top 5 States and submission count are:

  1. Texas, 82,374
  2. Oklahoma, 16,074
  3. Colorado, 14,921
  4. North Dakota, 13,350
  5. Pennsylvania, 8,352

The top 5 counties are:

  1. Colorado, Weld
  2. Texas, Midland
  3. North Dakota, McKenzie
  4. Texas, Andrews
  5. Texas, Karnes

Water Use Review

From the 175,000 disclosures, there has been reported approximately 963.7 billion gallons of water used. This includes water from all sources, including reuse of produced water.

Statistics:

  • Average (mean) water use per disclosure is approximately 5.5 million gallons of water.
  • Median of water use per disclosure is approximately 2.8 million gallons of water.
  • Mode of water used, where Total Water is greater than 1 Million gallons, is approximately 1.4 million gallons of water.
  • Mode of water used, where Total Water is greater than 10 Million gallons, is approximately 10 million gallons of water.

Within the Past Year:

  • Average (mean) water use per disclosure is approximately 13.5 million gallons of water.
  • Median of water use per disclosure is approximately 12.8 million gallons of water.
  • Mode of water used, where Total Water is greater than 1 Million gallons, is approximately 11.3 million gallons of water.