chapter  2
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The Fate of Injected Water in Shale Formations

ByHongtao Jia, John McLennan, Milind Deo

The growth in producing hydrocarbons from unconventional reservoirs (shales) has been phenomenal. The production of liquids from the Eagle Ford play grew to about 52 million barrels in 2011 [1] (Figure 1).