Power, Oil & Gas

The power, oil and gas markets are three of the largest industrial water and wastewater markets. The power market includes electrical and thermal power plants, where water and wastewater treatment for zero liquid discharge and cooling tower blowdown is common. The oil market includes refineries and oil drilling operations and the technologies used to treat water and wastewater in the process. The gas market includes natural gas production and fracking operations where water and wastewater treatment as well as water reuse with remediated water.

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Oct 11 2021
Alanco Energy Services was fined in connection with ongoing violations, including for violations involving a well that was drilled on the site but…
Oct 4 2021
An oil spill about five miles off the coast of Huntington Beach, California, left 3,000 barrels' worth of oil pouring into the Pacific Ocean.…
Aug 20 2021
Intrepid Potash announced it was reviewing its options following a court ruling that determined the miner no longer has water rights for commercial…
Aug 10 2021
Consistent power is critical to reliable operations. XiO’s AC Power and Generator Monitoring System keeps you informed of any interruptions in power…
Jun 15 2021
With aging water infrastructure, one often faces dwindling efficiency, insufficient capacity, and lost abilty to meet new regulations. A decades old…
Jun 8 2021
The TracXP TXP-T40 is a highly configurable fixed gas detector supporting single or dual sensor applications in C1D1 or C1D2 environments. Local and…
Kevin Morley
Kevin Morley, manager of federal relations for AWWA
May 13 2021
The principle of resilience reminds me of Aesop’s fable about the ants and the grasshopper. In the story, the ants diligently worked all summer to…
Feb 17 2021
Texas blackouts triggered by frozen power infrastructure have left millions of Texans without power, heat and essential services during a winter…
Nov 10 2020
A Dutch brewery is using iron powder as fuel to demonstrate its potential use as a carbon-free power source, according to the Globe and Mail. Since…
Oct 6 2020
Startup company Encore Green Environmental has officially launched its initiative to repurpose byproduct water from oil and gas drilling for…
Jul 20 2020
Portland officials closed the East End Beach on Sunday after the Portland Water District was notified of a malfunction that occurred at the nearby…
Jul 2 2020
The State Water Control Board issued a groundwater withdrawal permit to one of two natural gas plants planned by private developers in Charles City…
May 28 2020
Oriden LLC, which focuses on clean energy production, has been approved to purchase land in Butte, Montana that could be used to construct hydrogen…
May 26 2020
SGH2 has a deal with Lancaster, California, to build what could be the world’s biggest green hydrogen production plant, according to the company. The…
May 7 2020
Due to discharges from the nearby Takahama nuclear power plant, tropical fish and other species were able to colonize a small coastal area in the Sea…
Mar 17 2020
Inside a decontamination facility at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant, workers in hazmat suits are monitoring radioactive water pumped…
Feb 4 2020
Of the various forms of power generation that keep a city humming, none demands the same level of attention and care as nuclear power plants. Fire…
Dec 20 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Nov 22 2019
Reducing the cost and compliance burden associated with meeting final coal ash remediation effluent requirements is a key driver for technical…
Nov 1 2019
New Mexico leaders are searching for inventive solutions to manage the 40 billion gal of wastewater produced by the state’s oil and gas wells each…
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