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

  1. Fracking Wastewater Recycled In Four Innovative Steps
    5/14/2014

    Florida-based company Ozonix developed a new chemical-free system that uses four disinfection technologies­ to treat and recycle flowback and produced water for use as fracturing fluid.

  2. The Benefits Of Cone-Type Flow Meters
    5/6/2014

    Selecting the proper flow meter will take an operator through a fairly typical vetting process, including consideration of capital expenditure (CAPEX), O&M requirements, effectiveness, and durability. Manufacturers of all meter types (e.g., Venturi meters, magnetic flow meters (magmeters), cone meters, etc.) will surely claim to excel in these categories, but can they back up the claim?

  3. Smarter Source Water: Could New Thinking Unite Industry And Environmentalists?
    4/21/2014

    AMD can be a valuable resource for the oil and gas industry and result in cleaning up thousands of streams and rivers in the nation.

  4. 10 Produced Water Treatment Technologies: Evaluating The Pros And Cons
    4/14/2014

    As the oil industry grows, so does the amount of produced water that must be treated. A variety of technologies are available for produced water treatment. Water Online shares a side-by-side comparison. 

  5. Forward Osmosis: How It Works, And Why It’s Important
    3/24/2014

    Is this innovative desalination technique ready to topple incumbent technologies? An industry expert explains the benefits and potential of forward osmosis.

  6. Electrocoagulation: A Shocking Approach To Wastewater Treatment
    1/24/2014

    A growing number of wastewater treatment professionals are turning to electrocoagulation — a water treatment process that uses electric current to remove various contaminants from water.

  7. Sun-Powered Nanogrid Cleans Fracking Wastewater
    11/19/2013

    A high-tech “net” and the power of the sun are all that is needed to remove contaminants from water produced by fracking operations, oil spills, textile manufacturing, and other sources.