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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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…
Mar 8 2019
This Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) Seminar is offered in cooperation with the Permian Basin Water Management Council, to help you take full advantage…
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
Mar 6 2019
Location: Varennes, QC Size: 40,000 tons per year Infrastructure: Pretreatment with hydro pulper and two grit removal systems; two digesters;…
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Mar 5 2019
The techniques developed in the U.S. to fracture shale for the purpose of extracting oil and gas are the foundation of the success of the U.S.…
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water.
Mar 5 2019
ZwitterCo, a Boston-based startup, is using nanofiltration membranes to clean out oil and grease contaminated water. According to BostInno, the…
Mar 1 2019
The Optimass 6400 is suitable for standard liquid and gas applications in the chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, food and…
Duperon recognized; PolyCera announces distribution agreement
Duperon recognized with award.
Mar 1 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 Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital
In Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital.
Feb 28 2019
On the morning of Feb. 27, toxic gas at a water treatment plant in Alabama sent dozens of people to the hospital. According to Fox News, a chemical…
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems.
Feb 26 2019
In Bayfield, Colo., a small firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments to commercialize a…
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards.
Feb 22 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…
A case on how to regulate groundwater pollution will be heard by the Supreme Court
A case on how to regulate groundwater pollution will be heard by the Supreme Court.
Feb 20 2019
Supreme Court Justices agreed to hear a case over how to regulate groundwater pollution on Feb. 19, 2019. According to the Water Environment…
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
Feb 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…
In California, a non-profit has stopped disposal at two sites of groundwater contamination
In California, a non-profit has stopped disposal at two sites of groundwater contamination.
Feb 13 2019
A non-profit company in California has halted discharges at two facilities where environmentalists say wastewater contaminated groundwater resources…
Feb 8 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…
The EPA has announced that Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline will settle oil spill violation with a $5 million civil penalty
The EPA has announced that Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline will settle oil spill violation with a $5 million civil penalty.
Feb 5 2019
Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and to implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations…
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