The US oilfield water services sector is expected to grow over the next few years as it deals with ever-increasing demands for frack water sourcing as well as takeaway options in the country's major shale basins.

While a number of water-focused players have already built out a number of pipelines, disposal wells, recycling projects and other facilities to provide water solutions to operators, more infrastructure will be needed, experts said at the Oilfield Water Finance conference in Houston last week.