Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. On Point Oilfield Adds Multiple New E&P Water Midstream Contracts In Permian Basin

    On Point Oilfield Holdings, LLC announced today that is has recently executed five new produced water gathering and disposal contracts with multiple operators in Howard, Martin, and Midland Counties, Texas.

  2. Secret Fracking Chemicals Threaten Delaware River Basin, Pennsylvania

    Drilling companies injected at least one hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) chemical with an identity kept hidden from the public into more than 2,500 unconventional natural gas wells drilled in Pennsylvania between 2013 and 2017, amounting to 55 percent of the more than 4,500 unconventional gas wells drilled in the state during the five-year period, according to a new report from Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI).

  3. Alfa Laval Continues To Win Fleet Agreements For Its Ballast Water Treatment Systems

     Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has signed two fleet agreements for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, in addition to eight fleet agreements signed earlier during 2018.

  4. MGX Minerals And Engineering Partner PurLucid Achieve 99.7% Lithium Recovery; Low Cost Polymeric Membrane Breakthrough

    MGX Minerals Inc. and engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions ("PurLucid") are pleased to report that continued research and development utilizing newly developed molecular sieve technology has consistently achieved  >99% lithium recovery from complex global source brines.

  5. The Seabox Subsea Water Treatment Module Verifies The Ability To Disinfect Raw Seawater Subsea

    NOV just completed a joint industry project with the aim to verify and demonstrate installation- and performance aspects of a full-scale Seabox subsea water treatment module in a realistic subsea environment.

  6. CDM Smith Selected To Design And Build Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment System For Lubrizol

    CDM Smith was recently selected by The Lubrizol Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a $16M industrial wastewater pretreatment system at Lubrizol’s Deer Park, Texas facility.

  7. OKOGA Statement On Lawsuit To Clarify Regulatory Jurisdiction Of Oil And Gas Operations

    The Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association (OKOGA) released the following statement regarding a lawsuit filed at the Oklahoma State Supreme Court about the Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s (OCC) exclusive jurisdiction over oil and natural gas operations.

  8. CEO Of Hydrus Technology Advances His Mission To Make HTX Solutions The Global Leader In Complex Wastewater Treatment Using Patented Cutting-Edge Technology

    David Cam, 2017 World Oil Awards Finalist in the "Innovative Thinker" categoryand CEO of Hydrus Technology, continues to demonstrate the effectiveness of the company's patented solution in markets, such as landfill, mining, and oil and gas.

  9. Particles Pull Last Drops Of Oil From Well Water

    Oil and water tend to separate, but they mix well enough to form stable oil-in-water emulsions in produced water from oil reservoirs to become a problem. Rice University scientists have developed a nanoparticle-based solution that reliably removes more than 99 percent of the emulsified oil that remains after other processing is done.

  10. StormwateRx Introduces Purus Nitrate For Stormwater Treatment

    StormwateRx LLC, a stormwater treatment and filtration company based in Portland, Oregon, today announced the development and release of a new product in its line of Purus advanced polishers, Purus Nitrate.