upstream produced water News

  • 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 ...

  • AVEC Corp. and GCC International Form Partnership for Upstream Technology Acquisitions

    AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AVEC) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced today it has signed a partnership agreement with GCC International (www.gccinternational1.com) for Upstream Technology Acquisitions and MEA (Middle East - Africa) Marketing. Under this partnership AVEC will identify, recommend and coordinate new investment opportunities that will ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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.

  • Total 2012 upstream oil and gas spending to reach record level of nearly $1.3 trillion; set to exceed $1.6 trillion by 2016, IHS study says

    Global upstream capital and operating expenditures (CAPEX and OPEX) are set to reach a combined record of $1.23 trillion for 2012 and expected to rise to $1.64 trillion in 2016, according the latest IHS Upstream Spending Report. CAPEX on new projects and OPEX on existing plays are expected to reach new records of $728 billion and $500 billion in 2012, respectively. The quarterly IHS Upstream ...


    By IHS

  • The National Association of Clean Water Agencies and National Milk Producers Federation Sign Landmark MOU to Increase Collaboration on Watershed Improvement Projects

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to promote increased cooperation and communication between the two organizations in their efforts to make watershed-level water quality improvements. This MOU marks an important milestone in efforts to strengthen ties between urban and rural ...

  • Consortium of Energy Producers Announces Recommended Standards and Practices for Exploration and Production of Natural Gas and Oil from Appalachian Shales

    The Appalachian Shale Recommended Practices Group (ASRPG), a consortium of 11 of the Appalachian Basin's largest natural gas and oil producers, today announced the creation of the Recommended Standards and Practices for Exploration and Production of Natural Gas and Oil from Appalachian Shales. The ASRPG's Recommended Standards and Practices for Exploration and Production of Natural Gas and Oil ...


    By Marketwire

  • Double trouble for water life

    Excess phosphorus and nitrogen produced by human activities on neighboring land is making its way into our coastal waters and degrading both water quality and aquatic life. Although historically the priority has been to control phosphorus, Professor Hans Paerl, from the University of North Carolina in the US, argues that nitrogen imbalance is equally damaging. He adds that a dual nutrient ...


    By Springer

  • Ahead of World Water Day, UN Calls for Better Management of Water Resources

    The planet is facing a 40 per cent shortfall in water supply by 2030, unless we dramatically improve the management of this precious resource. This is the unavoidable conclusion reached in the 2015 United Nations World Water Development Report, "Water for a Sustainable World" launched today in time for World Water Day which will be celebrated on 22 March 2015. The report, published by the World ...

  • Catchment Trials Show Improvements in Water Quality

    Farmers Guardian details how Severn Trent Water has recently reviewed the success of its catchment management trials. Managing catchments upstream of drinking water abstraction points could help to limit metaldehyde losses to water. Results show that managing catchments upstream of drinking water solve many problems currently posed by metaldehyde and according so a spokesperson from Severn Trent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Florida Reconsiders Water Deal with Georgia

    Florida is cooling off on a water sharing agreement Governor Charlie Crist made earlier this month that would allow Georgia to retain millions of gallons of water to ease a potential drinking water shortage in the upstream state. On November 1, the governors of Florida, Georgia and Alabama had met with Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and decisionmakers from the U.S. Army Corps ...

  • Catchment Trials Show Improvements in Water Quality

    Farmers Guardian details how Severn Trent Water has recently reviewed the success of its catchment management trials. Managing catchments upstream of drinking water abstraction points could help to limit metaldehyde losses to water. Results show that managing catchments upstream of drinking water solve many problems currently posed by metaldehyde and according so a spokesperson from Severn Trent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Modern Water introduces oil in water monitor into US market

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently launched a range of oil in water monitoring products in the United States and has supplied a Multisensor 1200 volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor to Glendive Water Treatment Plant in Montana to ensure safe drinking water for around 6,000 people. ...

  • Industrial Desalination and Water Reuse: Opportunities in Scarcity and Improved Water Stewardship

    The focus of investment in desal and reuse is changing. The boom in municipal desalination and reuse which quadrupled the size of that market over the past decade has mostly played itself out. Now the smart money is on industrial water – the fastest growing sector of the water market today. Water technology companies need to position themselves now to take advantage of this growth ...


  • Rapid growth hits industrial water treatment technologies

    How can water technology companies capitalise on the increasing pressing need to treat and manage water in the face of tightening environmental regulations and a squeeze on global water resources? A new report by Global Water Intelligence seeks the answers. Industrial Water Technology Markets report published by Global Water intelligence (GWI) reviews the existing ...

  • Big cities head for water crisis as populations explode

    More than 40% of the world’s great cities supplied by surface water could become vulnerable to shortages and drought by 2040, according to new research. And more than three out of 10 were already vulnerable in 2010. Meanwhile, the vital array of satellites designed to monitor rainfall and to warn of potential flooding is reported to be coming to the end of its shelf life. For the first time ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Membrane bioreactor and water reuse projects awared to Aquabio

    Aquabio Ltd of Worcester have been awarded three further turnkey membrane bioreactor contracts at Simpsons Malt, Kanes Foods and S I Group. These plants reinforce the company’s leading position in the UK industrial MBR sector and dominance in large scale industrial water reuse.The plant at Simpsons Malt is a new aerated flow balancing, MBR and RO plant enabling partial reuse of the trade ...


    By Aquabio Ltd

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans.  Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling ...

  • DEFRA Interested in Views on Water Abstraction – Rainwater Tanks Could Ease Problem

    Defra this week called out for the broader opinion of water extractors. It states that; many abstractors may not realise the inter-linkages in a catchment between water availability and their abstraction, and in particular, that they may be dependent on discharges made by water companies upstream, particularly at low flows. Therefore, Defra is interested to learn their views on how much these ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • DEFRA Interested in Views on Water Abstraction – Rainwater Tanks Could Ease Problem

    Defra this week called out for the broader opinion of water extractors. It states that; many abstractors may not realise the inter-linkages in a catchment between water availability and their abstraction, and in particular, that they may be dependent on discharges made by water companies upstream, particularly at low flows. Therefore, Defra is interested to learn their views on how much these ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Over 20 years of service and Carlton’s water is still number one

    Filtronics, Inc. is pleased to announce the small municipality of Carlton, Oregon, which utilizes Filtronics Electromedia V Automatic Filtration System, was judged best tasting water in Northwest Oregon in the 2008 Annual American Waterworks Association Northwest Subsection’s Best Tasting Water Competition. In a blind water tasting competition, judges sampled water from cities all over the ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

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