Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. GE Signs 15-Year Service Contract For Water Treatment And Monitoring At One Of Russia’s Largest Petrochemical Plants
    6/2/2017

    GE and Bashneft, a Rosneft-affiliated company, recently announced the signing of a long-term service agreement to ensure reliable wastewater treatment at Rosneft’s industrial facilities in the Russian city of Ufa. Under the 15-year contract, GE will provide a comprehensive service solution featuring advanced digital technologies to monitor filtration equipment at the plant.

  2. Unconventional Oil And Gas Production Not Currently Affecting Drinking Water Quality
    5/31/2017

    A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows that unconventional oil and gas production in some areas of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas is not currently a significant source of methane or benzene to drinking water wells.

  3. No Dry Holes: New Petrolithium Method Mitigates Drilling Risk For O&G Producers
    5/30/2017

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

  4. MGX Minerals Receives Wellbore Engineering Report For Oil, Gas, And Lithium Brine Optimization; Engages Ryder Scott Company To Complete Project Evaluation For Utah Petrolithium™ Project
    5/30/2017

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (FKT:1MG) (OTC:MGXMF) is pleased to report the Company has received an independent engineering report from SigmaCubed Engineering detailing projected production rates for barrels of water per day (“BWPD”) for its Lisbon Valley, Utah Petrolithium(™) project.

  5. Recon Completes An Agreement To Provide Wastewater Treatment Equipment And Solution For A PetroChina Petroleum Refinery
    5/30/2017

    Recon Technology, Ltd., a leading independent oilfield services provider operating primarily in China, today announced the Company's affiliate, Beijing BHD Petroleum Technology Co., has signed and completed an Agreement with Beijing OriginWater Purification Engineering Technology Co. to cooperate with BOW Engineering to install and provide maintenance and chemical testing services for an all-in-one wastewater treatment equipment package to Golmud Petroleum Refinery, an affiliate of Qinghai Oilfield, a PetroChina Co., Ltd. subsidiary.

  6. Squeezing Every Drop Of Fresh Water From Waste Brine
    5/29/2017

    Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. By Sarah Nightingale

  7. The Cheyenne Refinery Is Monitoring Selenium Levels In Real-Time
    5/24/2017

    HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining LLC, a subsidiary of HollyFrontier Corp., Dallas, has purchased and installed the MetalGuard™ Selenium online analyzer from Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) to measure the wastewater selenium profile at the Cheyenne Refinery, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

  8. Zap! Graphene Is Bad News For Bacteria
    5/22/2017

    Scientists at Rice University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have discovered that laser-induced graphene (LIG) is a highly effective anti-fouling material and, when electrified, bacteria zapper.

  9. America's WETLAND Foundation Opposes President Trump's Budget That Eliminates Revenue Sharing For Coastal Restoration
    5/11/2017

    The America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) recently called the elimination of Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) funds in the President's budget crippling to coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana.

  10. Green America Joins Community, Health, Religious, Climate, Environmental, Student, Peace And Water Protection Groups In Calling Upon Senate To Reject Trump’s FERC Nominees
    5/9/2017

    A coalition of around 160 local, state, regional and national organizations (http://bit.ly/2qnShl6) is calling upon the Senate to reject both nominations announced yesterday by President Donald Trump to be Commissioners of FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.