produced water News

  • A consortium led by Veolia wins contract to extend and bring up to standard Bonneuil-en-France water treatment plant

    Veolia, through its subsidiary OTV, was selected by the Le Croult and Le Petit Rosne valleys intermunicipal association for water management (SIAH), Paris region (France), for the contract to extend and bring up to standard the Bonneuil-en-France wastewater treatment plant. The 10-year contract, worth a total €199.4 million, excluding taxes, of which €112 million for OTV, ...


    By Veolia Water

  • Graphene Sieve Material Promising as Desalination Membrane

    A new graphene-based material with a sievelike structure may prove to be an efficient, affordable material for desalination membranes. Scientists from the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute developed the graphene oxide, according to the BBC. The material could help make small-scale desalination affordable, which may help those without access to clean drinking water. ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Fluence Wins First C-MABR Contract with Strategic Partner QSY in China

    Important first containerised C-MABR smart packaged plant win with QSY is part of a longer term strategic relationship Fluence and QSY have signed a binding agreement to design, build and operate a commercial fully containerised MABR smart packaged plant in Henan Province This project is part of a broader cooperation agreement between Fluence and QSY covering three ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • Produced Water – Technical and Market Overview

    The environmental issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” and the produced water associated with it has become a subject of intense debate within the United States as well as other parts of the world (e.g. the recent fracking Ban in France).  Produced Water – Technical and Market Overview is the latest webinar to be announced by BlueTech Tracker.   This ...


    By O2 Environmental Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Asia needs to produce more food with less water

    Asia’s ageing irrigation systems must be revitalised to produce more crops with less water in the face of the region’s surging demand for food (a 70–90% increase to 2030), a rising population and stressed water resources, say researchers at the Water: Crisis and Choices (Asian Development Bank and Partners) Conference 2010. The 5-day event brought together over 600 water ...


  • Analysis of produced water contaminants by ion chromatography

    Drilling for oil or gas holds many challenges. Keeping pipes free of scale deposits is one of them. This involves the monitoring of ionic components in produced water, a task that is best handled by ion chromatography (IC).Avoid clogging of your pipe systemProduced water is water trapped in underground reservoir rocks and is brought to surface along with the crude oil and gas. Besides dispersed ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Advanced oxidation technologies for Produced Water Treatment

    ESCO International, a company specialising in Ozone, UV and Advanced Oxidation Processes with the primary objective of resolving water issues on a global scale, has entered the final stages of a multi-million pound project with a large Oil & Gas company based in Russia. Following extensive site trials using a custom-designed industrial AOP pilot system, optimised results proved impressive for ...


    By ESCO International (EI)

  • TDHI to Present at Produced Water Society - Middle East

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments will present a paper on the use of UV Fluorescence for measurement of light natural gas condensates in produced water samples at the upcoming Produced Water Society meeting. The presentation will address the challenges that light natural gas condensates present for reliable measurements using online, field, and laboratory sample analyzers. The Produced ...

  • 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 ...

  • Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment Plant Begins to Produce Recycled Water

    Brisbane, Australia (August 31, 2007) – The Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) plant near Brisbane has produced purified recycled water for the first time, achieving a significant milestone for Australia’s largest recycled water scheme, the visionary $2.4 billion Western Corridor Recycled Water project. The purified recycled water from Bundamba AWT plant was piped from the plant via a ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • New technology demonstrated at first produced water desalination facility in the world

    N.A. Water Systems, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, announced today the successful full-scale demonstration of OPUS™ technology for produced water treatment at Chevron U.S.A. Inc.’s oil production field in San Ardo, CA. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. is a fully-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. This project, the first produced water desalination facility in the world that uses this ...

  • 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.

  • Landia’s pumps solve excess water problem for egg producer

    Adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Shropshire, pumps made by Landia are ensuring that a farm can cope with huge volumes of excess water it has to contend with during severe downpours. To protect a major moss complex on the Fenn’s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses SSSI, water has to be kept at a very specific level. Any excess flows are released onto ...


    By Landia

  • Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to resolve clean water act violations

    Aggregate Industries - Northeast Region Inc., will pay a $2.75 million civil penalty and implement a regional evaluation and compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act at 23 facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The penalty is the largest ever assessed to a nationwide ready-mix ...

  • OriginOil Successfully Treats Produced Water for Reuse in Enhanced Oil Recovery

    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 that independent third-party testing by Zalco ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Major Egg Producer to Reduce Water Pollution Discharges at Mississippi Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division announced today a settlement with Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., one of the nation’s largest egg producers, that resolves Clean Water Act violations at the company’s poultry egg production facility in Edwards, Miss. Under the settlement, Cal-Maine will bring the facility ...

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