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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High-capacity trailers enhance efficiency, reducing a plant’s transportation by up to 50%.
High-capacity trailers enhance efficiency, reducing a plant’s transportation by up to 50%.
May 3 2019
A consistent flow of treated boiler-feed or process water is the lifeblood that drives system processes across a diverse range of industries. Mobile…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
May 3 2019
Industrial applications can be a multitude of things. From the time I’ve started writing for Industrial Water & Wastes Digest till now, what I…
May 3 2019
Location: Hollister, California  Size: 4 million gal a day Infrastructure: Lift station, pump station, drip system, rotary drums, activated sludge…
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory).
May 3 2019
Humans have been filtering liquids for centuries. But as anyone in the water industry knows, the science of clean water is anything but static. New…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
May 2 2019
Designers of high-performance filtration applications are increasingly specifying the engineering thermoplastic polyethersulfone (PES) for separation…
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Image credit: stock.adobe.com / agephotography.
May 1 2019
With each year, we hear more about the “Silver Tsunami” of impending retirements and the need to refill positions with young, talented and driven…
Apr 30 2019
In July 2018, Springfield, Ill., encountered a classic chemical upset. The utility supplies the city of Springfield with electric power generated…
During the Plastics Pipe Institute DC Fly-In event,  Dan Currence (left) and Tony Radoszewski (right) of the Plastics Pipe Institute met with members of Congress including Daniel Webster (R) from Florida’s 11th District, who is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
During the Plastics Pipe Institute DC Fly-In event, Dan Currence (left) and Tony Radoszewski (right) of the Plastics Pipe Institute met with members of Congress including Daniel Webster (R) from Florida’s 11th District, who is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Apr 26 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…
In Milton, Fla., a new wastewater plant will improve water quality of the Blackwater River
In Milton, Fla., a new wastewater plant will improve water quality of the Blackwater River.
Apr 23 2019
The town of Milton, Fla., continues to move forward on its estimated $31 million project to move its wastewater treatment plant to East Milton to end…
Apr 12 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed two executive orders designed to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects. According to AP, the action came after…
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater.
Apr 9 2019
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water,…
Apr 8 2019
The 7000 Series grinder pumps offers over 35 models, including bi-directional, high head, and high flow performance designs. All having an axially-…
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC.
Apr 5 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…
Charlotte County, Fla., treats leachate on site
Charlotte County, Fla., treats leachate on site.
Apr 2 2019
For decades, Charlotte County, Fla., has drawn a growing number of retirees from northern climates seeking sunshine, lower taxes and a slower pace of…
Apr 2 2019
Surrounded by pristine mountains and crystal-clear waterways, the coastal seaport city of Vancouver, British Columbia, is a densely populated…
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant.
Mar 25 2019
In West Virginia, residents of Huntington's Southside neighborhood said they have smelled a foul odor possibly coming from an area off 8th Avenue…
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University.
Mar 21 2019
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water. According to Phys.org, the process uses…
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG.
Mar 15 2019
An international oil & gas company that operates a liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal along Italy’s Adriatic Sea coast recently encountered a…
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Mar 15 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…
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