offshore produced water News

  • Produced Water Society Seminar

    The Produced Water Society is a collection of engineers and industry professionals with the common purpose to study and improve the separation, treatment, and analysis of Offshore and Onshore Produced Water with the goal to meet the discharge and reinjection requirements of the industry and the environment. The organization meets every January for its annual conference. A portion of the ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • Report assesses ‘produced water’ treatment

    Along with the crude oil and natural gas that fuels modern civilisation, the energy industry brings nearly 233 billion barrels of wastewater from beneath the earth’s surface every year. Lux Research surveys the challenges associated with treating ‘produced water’, and identifies which technologies and developers are best positioned to address the task. This ...

  • Norwegian produced water firm sold to US giant

    National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has complemented its suite of water treatment solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry by agreeing to buy Fjords Processing from Norwegian investment company Akastor for NOK1.2 billion ($150 million). The Fjords Processing business was created out of Akastor’s 2013 acquisition of Opus Maxim, which brought with it produced water and oil/water separation ...

  • Federal Environmental Approval for NaiKun Wind Positions Northern B.C. to Become Canada's First Offshore Wind Producing Region

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group (TSX VENTURE: NKW) ("the Company") announced today that its offshore wind energy project has been granted a federal screening decision, confirming that Canada's first offshore wind project can be constructed with no significant environmental, social or health effects. "This is an exciting and noteworthy milestone for NaiKun Wind and for British Columbia," said NaiKun ...


    By Marketwire

  • The North American Market for Produced Water Treatment Equipment

    Until renewable, sustainable sources are fully developed, the demand for fossil fuels will continue to grow. According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) most recent World Energy Outlook, the production of conventional crude oil, the largest single component of the global oil supply, will remain at current levels before declining slightly, to 68 million barrels per day, by 2035. To ...


  • MONO Equipment goes offshore

    Three TR Munchers and three Compact C range pumps from NOV Mono have been chosen for a demanding sewage handling operation in the Caspian Sea. They will be used to macerate ...


    By NOV Mono - Mono Pumps Ltd

  • EVTN Announces New Voraxial® Order For Frac Water / Produced Water Treatment

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:EVTN) announced today that it has deployed a Voraxial® 2000 System to an oil and gas service company for frac water and produced water treatment.    Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in a majority of the natural gas wells and many oil wells in the United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are pumped ...

  • Untapped wealth offshore - wind not oil

    As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released today shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • North America Outside Markets for Produced Water Treatment Equipment

    This report on Markets for Produced Water Treatment Equipment Outside North America provides: An overview of markets outside North America for produced water treatment equipment Analyses of market ...

  • Markets for Produced Water Treatment Equipment Outside North America

    This report on Markets for Produced Water Treatment Equipment Outside North America provides: An overview of markets outside North America for produced water treatment equipment Analyses of market trends, with data from 2011, estimates for 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017 Review and comparison of treatment technologies for removing salts ...


  • Offshore wind `could power UK homes by 2020`

    Business Secretary John Hutton revealed the vision at a conference for the European energy industry in Berlin on Monday. Mr Hutton made much of Britain's unrivalled wind resources though his speech was firmly focused on aspirations and possibilities rather than any concrete plan which would be implemented. 'The challenge for the government and for industry is to turn this potential - for our ...

  • Worlds largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

    The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The farm, off the coast of Kent in southern England, is part of a major renewable energy initiative spearheaded by the previous British government. Swedish energy company Vattenfall will operate the farm after having invested around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Anadarko Announces Successful Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the successful Enyenra-2A appraisal well offshore Ghana encountered more than 120 net feet of pay. The results of drilling, wireline logs, samples of reservoir fluids and pressure data, confirm the total net pay includes approximately 105 net feet of oil pay in high-quality sandstone reservoirs located in the upper and lower Enyenra ...


    By Marketwire

  • Virginia utility top bidder for offshore wind leases

    Virginia Dominion Power submitted a successful $1.6 million bid Wednesday to lease nearly 113,000 offshore acres for the development of wind turbines that could power 700,000 homes. Virginia's largest utility beat out one other bidder, Apex Virginia Offshore Wind LLC of Charlottesville, in the nation's second lease sale of ocean bottom ...


    By Associated Press

  • Bush removes executive ban on offshore oil drilling

    President George W. Bush has removed the executive ban on offshore exploration on the Outer Continental Shelf, the OCS, that has stood since his father was in the Oval Office. Speaking in the White House Rose Garden, the president blamed the Democratically-controlled Congress for rising gasoline prices that averaged more than US$4.07 a gallon at the 4th of July holiday weekend. That is 13 cents ...

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • EPA to require Southern California offshore fracking reports

    Oil and gas companies that are fracking off the Southern California coast must report chemicals discharged into the ocean under a new rule released Thursday by federal environmental regulators. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the requirement in the Federal Register, and it will become effective ...


    By Associated Press

  • DOE Selects Projects to Assess Offshore Carbon Storage

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected four projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Storage program. The program is working to develop and advance the effectiveness of onshore and offshore carbon storage technologies, reduce the challenges associated with implementation, and prepare them for widespread commercial deployment ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Salazar, chu announce major offshore wind initiatives

    Unveiling a coordinated strategic plan to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced major steps forward in support of offshore wind energy in the United States, including new funding opportunities for up to $50.5 million for projects that support offshore wind energy deployment and several high ...


    By US Department of Energy

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