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  • Chemical composition of fracking wastewater

    Wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’, has been chemically analysed in the most comprehensive study of its kind to date. The researchers found that produced water from three US fracking sites contained a diverse array of chemicals including toxic metals such as mercury and the carcinogens toluene and ethylbenzene. However, a group of harmful chemicals, ...

  • Frack wastewater treatment

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline, when they will no longer be able to release contaminated hydrofracking water into the state’s rivers. Altela has developed a technology, validated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of Energy (US DOE), which meets the new regulations for clean ...


  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • OriginOil Launches CLEAN-FRAC PRIME For Standalone Frack Water Treatment

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today the launch of CLEAN-FRAC™ PRIME, a standalone product designed to provide core water treatment for frac flowback and produced water applications in the oil and gas industry. The launch followed ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Toward cheaper water treatment

    Original story at MIT News Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” produces a lot of wastewater. Drilling one well requires millions of gallons of water that’s injected into the ground to loosen rocks and release oil. While some is reused, much of the produced water is discarded into deep injection wells, and ...

  • Frac water recycling

    GE (General Electric) have introduced a mobile evaporator which is specifically designed to help natural gas producers recycle untreated waters resulting from hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The evaporator is energy efficient, fully transportable, cost effective and will enable onsite frac water recycling. There are massive amounts of natural gas and oil buried deep below the Earth's surface in ...


  • (More oil and gas drillers turn to water recycling

    MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. After years of easy access to cheap, plentiful water, the land they prized for its vast petroleum wealth was starting to dry up. At first, the drought that took hold a few years ago seemed to threaten the economic boom that arose from hydraulic ...


    By Associated Press

  • More oil and gas drillers turn to water recycling

    When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. After years of easy access to cheap, plentiful water, the land they prized for its vast petroleum wealth was starting to dry up. At first, the drought that took hold a few years ago seemed to threaten the economic boom that arose from hydraulic fracturing, a ...


    By Associated Press

  • R3 Fusion Selected to Demonstrate Frac Water Treatment Technology

    R3 Fusion, Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselaer Technology Park, announced that it has executed a contract to demonstrate its patented SPaCeR™ technology on the treatment of flowback water generated in hydraulic fracking operations. Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the ...


    By R3 Fusion

  • Ecologix Environmental Systems Hydraulic Fracturing Survey Highlights Importance of Water Treatment

    Results from a recent survey conducted by Atlanta-based Ecologix Environmental Systems indicate that water treatment can play an important role in industry perceptions of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Ecologix, a leading manufacturer of wastewater treatment technologies that can be used to treat frac water, surveyed wastewater and energy ...

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Frac Water Recycling Update

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) would like to update its shareholders on the progress of the joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions (FWS), which was recently formed with MEA Solutions, LLC to treat and recycle flowback water, as well as produced water for subsequent reuse in the fracking process. Since the previous announcement, the FWS team has been working diligently to form ...


  • OriginClear Successfully Cleans Disaster Recovery Water

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of breakthrough water cleanup ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Oil and Gas Sector Provide Growing Opportunity for Clean Water Technologies

            WORCESTER, Mass., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Extractive industries in the oil and gas sector represent a growing market opportunity for companies with new water treatment technologies such as ThermoEnergy, (OTCBB: TMEN) ( ...


  • Ecologix Environmental Systems Introduces Sustainable Water Treatment Solution for Hydraulic Fracturing

    Ecologix Environmental Systems, an Atlanta-based wastewater treatment company specializing in oil and gas, has designed a mobile integrated treatment system (ITS) for hydraulic fracturing that will treat up to 900 gallons per minute of frac flowback water. “Efficient and affordable water treatment is one of the biggest operational challenges with hydro-fracking, ...

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture to Treat and Recycle Frac Water

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) announced today that it has formed a joint venture with MEA Solutions, LLC to deliver a total solution for water resource management in the oilfield services sector. An integral component of the service includes owning and operating water recycling systems. The joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions, LLC, will utilize specialized, proprietary technology ...


  • Freestone Resources Announces the Restructuring and Expansion of Its Water Division

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNR) announces that it is expanding its efforts in assisting exploration and production companies, as well as water resource companies with their water management activities. This includes the continued research and field testing of multiple water recycling technologies that can work together to not only be cost effective, but also promote environmental ...


  • OriginClear Effectively Eliminates Bacteria and Hydrogen Sulfide in Produced Water Without Chemicals

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced OriginClear’s proprietary electro-oxidation technology effectively removes 96 percent of bacteria and 97 percent of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) from produced water, without chemicals. Results were reported after lab and field testing on produced water from the Eagle Ford shale using ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Sionix Corporation Signs Water Treatment Agreement in the Williston Basin of North Dakota

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix" or the "Company"), a designer of patented water treatment systems, announced today that it has entered into a Water Treatment Agreement ("WTA") with McFall Incorporated, a Carnation, WA-based construction and logistics firm operating under a Master Service Agreement with a major oil and gas exploration and production company in the Williston Basin. ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • OriginClear To Designate Progressive Water Treatment Its Complete System Manufacturer

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OCLN), a leading provider of ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

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