Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. Statoil Selects Seawater Sulfate Removal System Designed By SUEZ And Halvorsen TEC For The Johan Castberg Project In Norway
    5/21/2018

    After completing an engineering and design study for a seawater sulfate removal unit (SRU) system to help protect production wells for its Johan Castberg project in Norway, Statoil awarded a consortium, led by SUEZ and Halvorsen TEC, the contract to supply the equipment and complete the project.

  2. Plans Announced To Double Production Capacity At Wasco Treatment Plant, California’s First Merchant Facility To Treat Produced Water For Reclamation And Beneficial Reuse
    5/17/2018

    MembranePRO Services and Watershed Tech Services announce expansion plans to double production capacity by year-end at the Wasco Treatment Plant, California’s first-of-a-kind merchant facility to treat produced water for reclamation and beneficial reuse.

  3. MGX Minerals And Engineering Partner PurLucid Nearing Commissioning Of Oilfield Lithium Recovery And Wastewater Treatment Systems
    5/16/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. and its 51% owned engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc. are pleased to provide a progress report related to the deployment of lithium recovery and wastewater treatment systems in Alberta, Canada.

  4. De Nora Delivers Eight ClorTec® Mobile Disinfection Systems To Treat Frack Water In The Permian Basin, Texas, Bolstering Presence In Produced Water Recycling
    5/9/2018

    De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water disinfection and oxidation, filtration and electrochlorination solutions, has completed delivery of eight ClorTec® mobile disinfection systems to treat frack water at different sites in the Permian Basin.

  5. EPA Seeks Input For Study On Management Of Wastewater From Oil And Gas Extraction
    5/2/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is embarking on a new study that will take a holistic look at how EPA, states and stakeholders regulate and manage wastewater from the oil and gas industry.

  6. MGX Minerals Processes Lithium Brine From South American Salar Samples And North American Geothermal Brine Samples; Negotiations Underway For Plant Deployment
    4/27/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on North and South American lithium operations.

  7. Sunlight Reduces Effectiveness Of Dispersants Used To Clean Up Oil Spills
    4/25/2018

    A new study shows that sunlight transforms oil spills on the ocean surface more quickly and significantly than previously thought, limiting the effectiveness of chemical dispersants that break up floating oil.

  8. Gravity Oilfield Services Inc. Signs Exclusive, Multi-Year Water Sourcing Agreement With Premier Operator In The Permian Basin
    4/24/2018

    Gravity Oilfield Services Inc. ("Gravity") today announced it has executed an exclusive, multi-year water sourcing agreement with a premier operator in the Permian Basin, in which Gravity will provide source water for the operator's production operations in the Permian Basin.

  9. UTA Expands Efforts To Develop Water Recycling Technologies
    4/18/2018

    The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation at The University of Texas at Arlington has expanded its partnership with oil field equipment supplier Challenger Water Solutions to develop water recycling technologies that will transform waste from unconventional oil and gas development into reusable water.

  10. More Than 40,000 Comments Support A Complete Fracking Ban In The Delaware River Watershed
    4/10/2018

    National environmental organizations, anti-fracking groups, community organizations, and residents announced recently that their members had submitted at least 40,000 comments to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) in support of a full ban on fracking and all drillingrelated activities, including wastewater treatment and water withdrawals.