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Map: US Drought Monitor and Shale Development

Click on the map below and zoom in to identify hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells (black dots) located in areas of drought. Fifty-six percent of the oil and gas wells in the U.S. were in regions experience short- to long-term drought as of January 7, 2014.

Click on the map below and zoom in to identify hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells (black dots) located in areas of drought. Fifty-six percent of the oil and gas wells in the U.S. were in regions experience short- to long-term drought as of January 7, 2014. Download the report: Hydraulic Fracturing & Water Stress: Water Demand by the Numbers