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  • 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 ...


  • Major Fertilizer Producer Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC to Ensure Proper Handling, Storage and Disposal of 60 Billion Pounds of Hazardous Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC that will ensure the proper treatment, storage, and disposal of an estimated 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste at six Mosaic facilities in Florida and two in Louisiana. The settlement resolves a series of alleged violations by Mosaic, one of the ...

  • SSI Shredding Systems produces video which helps educate school children on environmentally friendly waste disposal

    What started out as a brief marketing presentation has evolved into a popular educational tool for school children throughout Oregon and Washington. SSI Shredding Systems recently completed filming, editing and production on an informational video which visually tells the story of the journey waste takes from local transfer stations to ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Solution to frac wastewater disposal

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline to stop releasing diluted hydrofracking water contaminated with bromide and radioactive material from shale gas extraction into the state’s rivers. Altela has stepped developed a technology validated by the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of ...


  • 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 ...

  • Can Produce Water Be Treated More Easily? Seems That Way...

    Oil Drilling Produce Water Treatment Produce Water Produce water is generated from the oil field production of natural gas and oil wells. This water is a combination of water used in the drilling process, water from the well, and water used to inject into the ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Recycled Tires: How they are Recycled and Disposed of.

    You use them every day. Whether you drive a car, take a bus, ride your bike, or fly in a plane, all of these methods of transportation rely on rubber tires. This applies to billions of other people across the world each day, too. It might surprise you to know just how many scrap tires are produced each year around the world, and how those previously used tires are effectively being put to use in ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Best options for disposing construction waste

    A recent study investigated the environmental impact of the disposal of construction waste in Catalonia, Spain. The study suggests that the best options are to recycle construction waste where possible, incinerate the rest and landfill when there is no other option. These findings are in line with the waste hierarchy specified in the Waste Framework Directive1. About 6.3 million tonnes of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • EU guidelines on better life cycle assessment produced

    The EU Joint Research Centre has produced a new part of the handbook that provides guidelines for developing and using Life Cycle Assessments (LCA), which evaluate the environmental impacts of products, focusing specifically on life cycle impact assessment (LCIA). It recommends that assessments should be comprehensive, accessible and easy to apply in order to make LCA a more mainstream concept in ...

  • One third of food produced for humans is lost or wasted

    Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year - approximately 1.3 billion tonnes - gets lost or wasted, according to an FAO-commissioned study. The document, Global Food Losses and Food Waste, was commissioned by FAO from the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK) for Save Food!, an international congress being held in Düsseldorf 16-17 May ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nuclear waste burial debate produces odd alliances

    Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents - and relief in places that were spared. But conventional wisdom has been turned on its head in the Canadian province of Ontario, where a publicly owned power company wants to entomb waste from its nuclear plants 2,230 feet below the surface and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear waste burial debate produces odd alliances

    Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents - and relief in places that were spared. But conventional wisdom has been turned on its head in the Canadian province of Ontario, where a publicly owned power company wants to entomb waste from its nuclear plants 2,230 feet below the surface and ...


    By Associated Press

  • BMC officials and diplomats discuss e-waste disposal

    India currently produces 500,000 tones of e-waste annually and the figure is expected to touch one million tones in the next three years. However, India lacks a proper e-waste disposal system and it is left up to the unorganized sector to dispose of the waste. The unorganised sector uses uncontrolled burning and disassembly to discard the waste, leading to environmental and health problems ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Booming Oil Extraction and the Higher Water Cut to drive the GCC’s Produced Water Management Market

    Produced Water (PW) is a byproduct of oil and gas extraction and needs special handling like any industrial waste. PW treatment is a major area for R&D in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, providing huge market opportunities for PW management equipment and service providers. The market will witness continued growth as the PW Society, Global Water Summit, International Islamic ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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