Treatment News

  1. Genesis Research & Technology Group Announces Chemical-Free Water Worldwide

    The oil and gas industry spends the lion share of the cost per barrel of oil on filling, transporting, and dumping contaminated water used in the drilling process. Industry experts have vocalized for years that the cost per barrel is directly tied to regulations about fracking water.

  2. Shale Gas Wastewater Treatment Technology Inventor Chosen Inventor Of The Year

    The Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) selected Dr. Shyam V. Dighe, founder and president of AquaSource Technologies Corporation (ATC), as this year's recipient of the Inventor of the Year award. PIPLA will honor Dr. Dighe at its annual awards dinner today in Pittsburgh.

  3. Draft Fracking Regulations Released For Delaware River Watershed

    Today residents and organizations from throughout the Delaware River Watershed and beyond are celebrating and vowing enthusiastic support for the proposed ban on high volume hydraulic fracturing throughout the Delaware River Watershed in all “hydrocarbon bearing rock formations”.

  4. No Dry Holes: New Petrolithium Method Mitigates Drilling Risk For O&G Producers

    A newly released independent engineering report from SigmaCubed Engineering detailing production rates in Utah's Lisbon Valley.

  5. Protest Challenges Fracking Plan For Ohio’s Only National Forest

    Conservation groups have filed an administrative protest challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plan for a September auction of three parcels in Ohio’s only national forest for oil and gas leasing.

  6. Utilizing Reusable Clean Brine Technology, Gradiant Energy Services Is Contracted For 70,000 Barrels-Per-Day Produced Water Treatment Capacity In Delaware Basin

    Gradiant Energy Services (GES), an oilfield services company that specializes in industrial water solutions, recently announced a water treatment facility contract with a major operator in the Delaware Basin.

  7. EPA Requires Granite Rock To Control Stormwater Runoff, Improve Oil Spill Prevention At California Facilities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Granite Rock Company over Clean Water Act violations at three of its road materials manufacturing and recycling facilities in Northern California.

  8. West Virginia Groundwater Not Affected By Fracking, But Surface Water Is

    Fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of fracking wastewater may pose a threat to surface water in the region, according to a new study led by scientists at Duke University.

  9. Radioactivity From Oil And Gas Wastewater Persists In Pennsylvania Stream Sediments

    More than seven years after Pennsylvania officials requested that the disposal of radium-laden fracking wastewater into surface waters be restricted, a new Duke University study finds that high levels of radioactivity persist in stream sediments at three disposal sites.

  10. SUEZ Wins A Desalination Contract For 11 Oil Platforms Off The Brazilian Coast

    The contract includes the provision and operation of seven mobile reverse osmosis1 desalination units with a capacity of 90 m3 per day to supply water to the 11 offshore platforms. SUEZ will also provide operational and maintenance assistance for the units.