New Scientific Approach Assesses Land Recovery Following Oil and Gas Drilling

When developing oil and gas well pads, the vegetation and soil are removed to level the areas for drilling and operations. The new assessment approach, called the disturbance automated reference toolset, or DART, is used to examine recovery patterns after well pads are plugged and abandoned to help resource managers make informed decisions for future well pad development.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *