Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. Genesis Research And Technology Group's Eco-Friendly Technology

    The environmental impact and cost of producing just one barrel of oil is enormous. The hydraulic fracturing or fracking process uses a large amount of precious water that, in the end, is dirty water

  2. Toxic Water Transportation Is A Waste

    Fracking is a necessary part of our nations release of oil and gas that is trapped inside the earth. The concern in the oil industry is that the cost of transporting fracking water, which becomes contaminated with chemicals, will rise dramatically over the next four years.

  3. Endress+Hauser Releases FMR6x 80 GHz Radar Level Instrument

    Endress+Hauser introduces the 80 GHz Micropilot FMR6x free space radar level instrument for process applications. It is suitable for use in tanks or silos with complex geometries, obstacles, baffles and/or nozzles. Its small beam angle of only 3 degrees provides level measurement at distances up to 410 feet with accuracy to ±1mm 

  4. Scottish Petrochemical Plant Saves Water With GE Water & Process Technologies Solution

    GE Water & Process Technologies has honored INEOS with its prestigious Ecomagination Leadership and Return on Environment (ROE) awards to recognize the petrochemical manufacturer for its noteworthy reductions in water usage and associated costs savings on its KG ethylene plant at its petrochemical complex in Grangemouth, Scotland.

  5. Endress+Hauser Aids Texas Plants Affected By Hurricane Harvey

    Endress+Hauser and its partner for Sales and Service, Vector Controls and Automation Group in LaPorte, Texas, are coordinating efforts. More than 70 technicians and engineers are in the area, and Endress+Hauser is anticipating needs by increasing production at its US manufacturing facilities.

  6. FLT93L FlexSwitch Provides Relief Valve Leak Monitoring For Natural Gas Fractionation Process Facilities

    Process and plant engineers responsible for the safety of natural gas fractionation processes will find the advanced FLT93 Series Flow Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides a reliable solution to relief valve leak monitoring that keeps their facilities safe without the inconvenience of false alarms that interrupt operations, upset plant employees and require additional paperwork and meetings to report and resolve.

  7. Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Refinery Uses GE’s Mobile Water Solutions

    According to the World Resources Institute, Bahrain is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world and will continue to be through at least 2040.

  8. Synthesizing Pure Graphene, A 'Miracle Material'

    Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren’t describing a new super hero. By Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research

  9. Strategic Alliance Agreement Signed Between Cembrane A/S And CERAFILTEC FZE

    Cembrane and CERAFILTEC have signed a strategic alliance agreement jointly pursuing the sizable demand for its technologies to treat drinking and waste water in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

  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.