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BlueStone Will Not Drill Lake Arlington Injection Well

BY ARLINGTON WEEKLY STAFF

Arlington, Texas. June 18, 2017

BlueStone Natural Resources II is dropping a plan to drill a saltwater injection well near Lake Arlington, a project that was widely criticized by residents and city officials as a threat to the area’s water supply.

The Oklahoma-based company, which acquired Quicksilver Resources last year, said that while the application it filed in January is “technically and administratively” in compliance with state guidelines, it has decided to back away from the project for economic reasons.

“BlueStone has decided at this time it will withdraw its pending application for its Cravens SWD Well, in order to align optimal company growth and expansion opportunities,” the company statement said. State records show that BlueStone withdrew the permit Thursday afternoon.

Read more at http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/arlington/article156628924.html



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