Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. Utilizing Reusable Clean Brine Technology, Gradiant Energy Services Is Contracted For 70,000 Barrels-Per-Day Produced Water Treatment Capacity In Delaware Basin
    3/1/2018

    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.

  2. Delaware Riverkeeper Network Petitions DRBC On PennEast Pipeline
    2/16/2018

    The Delaware Riverkeeper Network submitted a petition to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) urging the agency to implement full authority on the project, including enforcement against tree clearing without a DRBC docket.

  3. H2Oil & Gas Delivers Produced Water Treatment Package For Plant In Malaysia
    2/16/2018

    H2Oil & Gas, an Aquarion Group company, has completed a contract to design and supply equipment for a produced water treatment plant in Malaysia.

  4. Univar And Chemours Reach Exclusive Distribution Agreement In USA For Hydrochloric Acid
    2/13/2018

    Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announces an exclusive distribution agreement with The Chemours Company for Hydrochloric Acid produced at Chemours' Parkersburg, West Virginia, plant.

  5. MGX Minerals Announces Advancement In Nanofiltration Lithium Technology; Commences Initial Design Of 2400 Cubic Meter Per Day Plant
    2/12/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (FKT:1MG) (OTCQB:MGXMF) is pleased to report the adsorbtion rate for the Company’s lithium extraction nanofiltration process (the “System”) has been increased from 20mg/g, milligram of lithium per gram of adsorbtion reagent, to an optimized 40mg/g Li/reagent.

  6. Researchers See Changes In Mouse Breast Tissue After Exposure To Chemical Mix Used In Oil And Gas Extraction, Fracking
    2/7/2018

    In a study released recently, environmental scientists led by Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they observed changes in mammary gland development of female mice exposed during early development to the chemicals used in unconventional oil and gas (UOG) extraction – including fracking – at levels environmentally relevant to humans.

  7. Public Speaks Against Fracking, For Clean Water At Philadelphia Hearing
    1/25/2018

    An outpouring of support for protection of the region’s drinking water by the adoption of a complete ban on fracking in the Delaware River Watershed was expressed by people and organizations from all four states that flow to the basin at the Delaware River Basin Commission’s public hearings in Philadelphia on Thursday, January 25.

  8. Bashneft And SUEZ Put Into Operation A Complex Of Biological Treatment Facilities With The World’s Largest Industrial Membrane Bioreactor And Electrodialysis Reversal Units
    1/24/2018

    Recently, Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim refinery, a Rosneft-affiliated company, inaugurated its biological treatment plant, Bashneft key nature protection facility, which secured its spot as the world's largest industrial facility using membrane bioreactor (MBR) and electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technologies.

  9. Radioactivity From Oil And Gas Wastewater Persists In Pennsylvania Stream Sediments
    1/19/2018

    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. Tank Floor Inspection Technologies Added To Rental Fleet
    1/12/2018

    As part of its new rental partnership with Silverwing, Ashtead Technology has added a range of tank floor inspection technologies to its fleet of rental instruments. Manufactured by Eddyfi Technologies, the new equipment is all from the Silverwing product line and includes the Floormap 3DiM tank floor scanner; the Handscan manual tank floor scanner as well as Vacuum Boxes for bubble leak testing of tank floor welds.