Latest Insights On Water & Wastewater Treatment For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. The Top 3 Treatment Stories Of 2017 And What They Mean For 2018

    Last year was full of twists and turns for the drinking water and wastewater treatment industries. What can 2017’s biggest stories tell us about what’s to come this year?

  2. Can SNOWater Fix Fracking Treatment?

    As the popularity of hydraulic fracturing continues to strain available water supplies, a new technology may be the key to recycling produced water in an affordable way.

  3. Profit Potential Of Industrial Wastewater In The Circular Economy

    In the midst of a global water crisis, industries today too often overlook a river of revenue opportunity: their own wastewater.

  4. The Past, Present, And Future Of Fracking

    There is no doubt that the practice of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, has completely changed the oil and gas landscape in recent history. There is also no doubt that this is a highly technical process.

  5. Will Solar Desalination Save Our Water Supplies?

    A $15 million federal, solar desalination funding program seeks to foster a world where utilities and industrial operations have easier access to fresh water.

  6. A Fouling-Free Filter For Produced Water

    Hydraulic fracturing is a hot-button issue, but no matter where you land you should agree that more efficient produced water filters will go a long way in improving the practice.

  7. New Study Reveals Gaps In The Methods Used To Assess Chemicals In Oilfield Wastewater

    A new study led by researchers with Colorado School of Mines exposes limitations with the current methods used to detect chemicals in oilfield wastewater and offers solutions to help regulators make better decisions for managing this waste stream.

  8. Report Identifies Ways To Reduce Water Contamination From Oil And Gas Development In Texas

    A new report from the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) is shedding more light on what we know and don’t know about the potential health and environmental impacts caused by oil and gas development in Texas.

  9. How Natural Light Can Separate Oil From Wastewater

    Researchers at MIT have developed a system that uses visible light to treat produced water, a potential economic and environmental savior for the oil and gas industry.

  10. New Report Offers Long-Awaited Answers About Reusing Oil And Gas Industry’s Wastewater

    A new report from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board’s Produced Water Working Group indicates that oil and gas companies looking for ways to dispose of large volumes of wastewater should focus on recycling those liquids within the oil and gas fields, and not use it for irrigation or other surface applications where human and environmental exposure is a risk.