oilfield waste News

  • California authorizes oilfield dumping into protected aquifers

    Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies to inject production fluids and waste into what are now federally protected aquifers more than 2,500 times, risking contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation, state records show. While some of the permits go back decades, an Associated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pinnacle Oilfield Services Violates Environmental Laws in La.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a consent agreement and final order to Pinnacle Oilfield Services, Inc., in Broussard, La. The company violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste. The company will pay a $146,585 civil penalty and is required to take steps to protect the local community from health and ...

  • Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP) Turns Oilfield Wastewater Into Fresh Water

     Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP), a new group which has brought together ERIN Consulting, Nu-H20 New Water and Sandbox Energy Corporation (USA), is pleased to announce it has completed successful field testing of a groundbreaking process which transforms produced oilfield wastewater into usable, fresh water. Their innovation will improve the oil ...


    By Marketwire

  • HKN, Inc. Announces Oilfield Emulsions Supply Contract for BriteWater International, LLC

    HKN, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HKN) ("HKN") today announced that BriteWater International, LLC ("BriteWater") has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") with a producer on the Alaskan North Slope pursuant to which it has the right of first refusal to process and dispose of certain of the producer's oilfield emulsion waste materials. The Agreement has a term of seven years. ...


    By Marketwire

  • CETCO oilfield services uses verderflex for Innovative FlexTreatTM system

    CETCO Oilfield Services is working with Verderflex for the pump requirements in its FlexTreatTM System. CETCO Oilfield Services water treatment division specialises in the removal of hydrocarbons, solids, toxic materials and other contaminants from oilfield wastewater streams produced during oil and gas operations. Specialising in such problematic fluids, CETCO needs to work with suppliers it can ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.`s New Enhanced AquaLuxus(TM) Blend for Heavy Metals Successfully Reduces Barium Levels in Oilfield Produced Waste Water Samples

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to report that the Company's new, enhanced AquaLuxus blend under development for elimination of heavy metals from water has successfully reduced Barium levels in oilfield produced water samples. Initial Independent Laboratory testing results showed a Barium concentration reduction of up to 82% in the samples treated. ...

  • EVTN enters waste to energy market

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN - News) announced today that the Company has received multiple orders for its Voraxial Separators from a company that is commercializing clean waste-to-energy technology. If the customer‘s projections are realized, EVTN may receive orders valued approximately $11 million over the next 12 months.This Waste to Energy customer builds mobile, modular ...

  • Vertical cuttings dryer for Nigeria Shell Oil drilling waste management

    FD Petrol drilling waste management system has arrived in Nigeria oilfield and begin operation.The system including SGL-01 cuttings dryer ,high speed decanter ,screw converyor,centrifugal pump,feed pump,fluids catch tank. FD Petrol patented cuttings dryer not only applicable for oil ...

  • Tervita supports sustainability of B.C. energy sector with new waste treatment facility

    Tervita Corporation, a leading North American environmental and energy services company, announced the official opening of its new South Taylor treatment, recovery and disposal (TRD) facility. This high-volume, state-of-the-art facility, located 10 km south of Taylor, B.C., will become a premier center for oilfield waste processing in northeastern British Columbia. "Oil and gas companies in the ...


    By Tervita Corporation

  • KOSUN Solids Control and Drilling Waste Management Equipment at Beijing CIPPE in 2015

    On March 26th, 2015, the Fifteenth China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE for short) grandly opened at China International Exhibition Center (new exhibition hall) in Beijing. Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd. stroke a pose on stage with its six sets of solids ...


  • Waste Connections Announces Agreement to Acquire R360 Environmental Solutions

    Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and operating subsidiaries of R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc. (together, "R360") for approximately $1.3 billion in cash. R360 is a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing ...


    By Waste Connections, Inc.

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • TexCom Expands E&P Waste Disposal Capability at M.B. Environmental Services Subsidiary

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its M.B. Environmental Services (MBE) subsidiary has drilled and completed a second injection well at its oilfield waste disposal facilities in Chambers County, located halfway between Beaumont and Houston, Texas. Since 1998, this facility has operated a single injection ...


    By Marketwire

  • Chemineer™ Top-Entering Agitators Chosen for UK’s First Waste Plastic-to-Diesel Plant

    Chemineer has been chosen by Cynar PLC as its engineering partner for agitation at the UK’s first waste plastic-to-diesel plant at Avonmouth near Bristol. The End-of-Life Plastics-to-Diesel (ELPD) facility is the first of a multiplant project that will be established across sites in the UK. Finding solutions to remediate waste problems worldwide is a major concern. ...


    By National Oilwell Varco

  • TexCom to Offer Class II Nonhazardous Waste Disposal to E&P Companies in the Eagle Ford Shale

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Eagle Ford Environmental Services, LLC has acquired an injection well and permit to operate a liquid disposal site in Atascosa County, Texas. Purchased from Manti Premier Waste Disposal, LP, the site will serve as the foundation to provide Class II ...


    By Marketwire

  • New partner for Pieralisi Group

    The Pieralisi Group is proud to present their new partner in Australia: Scottech Oilfield Services (SOS). SOS is a recent acquisition by Norwegian owned Offshore Technical Services (OTS), a company that Pieralisi has been working with for many years in drilling fluid handling and slop oil treatment. Pieralisi will be working together with SOS to support and service both existing and potential ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Clean Harbors Opens Service Center in Arcola - Serves southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba

    ARCOLA, SASKATCHEWAN – December 16, 2010 – Clean Harbors, the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America, has opened a regional service center to facilitate the increased oil and gas activities throughout southeast Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba. Called the Estevan Service Center, its inventory includes vacuum trucks, ...


    By Clean Harbors

  • Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards

    California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state's groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. Brown fired the regulators on Nov. 3, 2011, one day after what the fired ...


    By Associated Press

  • AMCOL International Announces Changes to Executive Leadership

    The Board of Directors of AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) has appointed Patrick Carpenter as President of AMCOL's Environmental segment. Mr. Carpenter has been with the company for 20 years working within management roles for the Building Materials and Lining Technologies businesses. Ryan McKendrick, Chief Executive Officer and President of AMCOL, commented, ...


    By Minerals Technologies Inc.

  • Tangent Environmental Technologies appoints chief financial officer

    Tangent Environmental Technologies, a provider of waste and fluids management, today announced that Richard Seto has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Currently, Mr. Seto comes to Tangent from Clarity Capital where he acts as a President of oilfield services and manufacturing. He has had extensive entrepreneurial experience in many businesses, including the oil field service sector ...


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