• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Gabe Collins

Rice University

Baker Botts Fellow in Energy & Environmental Regulatory Affairs

GABRIEL COLLINS is the Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. His research portfolio is global, with special emphasis on China and Russia, and focuses on a range of energy, environmental, legal, and national security issues. Collins received his B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a Permian Basin native, reads Mandarin and Russian, and is licensed to practice law in Texas.

Sessions With Gabe Collins

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 10:30am - 11:10am (CST) / 07/mar/2023 04:30 pm - 07/mar/2023 05:10 pm

    What Initiatives Is the Energy Sector Taking Toward Water Usage?

    Considering the dramatic increase in induced seismicity, what initiatives is the energy sector developing to recycle produced water? It is costly to attempt to recycle this waste stream with today’s technology, so most operators turn to disposal. Water injection is also becoming an issue as regulatory agencies are limiting permits and creating moratorium areas where no injection is allowed. We must have investment in new technology in order to recycle this waste. Where will the investment come from?