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Pipeline to bring wastewater from Lubbock to Permian Basin


August 30, 2020

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Oil companies in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico need millions of gallons of water to retrieve petroleum.

At the same time, the city of Lubbock, Texas, spends $1 million each year to dispose its treated wastewater at two city farms.

Enter Palisade Pipeline, a Houston-based company with plans for a 100-mile pipeline to transport wastewater from Lubbock to the Permian Basin.

The company signed an agreement in 2019 to buy 6 million gallons of wastewater a day from Lubbock.

"This is a win-win for the community of Lubbock, and also to industry, to basically d...

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