Tag: Ix Power Clean Water

From Water Technology Magazine on September 27: “It’s no secret that the demand for hydraulic fracturing in the Permian Basin is on the rise. What is less commonly understood is how the high completion activity is affecting water demand in the area. For example, a fracturing job in the Permian today typically requires between 300,00 […]

More legal hassles over produced water!  See excerpt from Industrial Water World story below: The Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association (OKOGA) filed a lawsuit against the Kingfisher County Commissioners in Oklahoma State Supreme Court on Tuesday, arguing that the county’s ban on temporary pipelines along existing rights-of-way to take produced water from oil and gas […]

Hey, Wall Street Journal — We’ve been saying this for quite some time! There’s a huge opportunity in handling water from Oil & Gas operations! Thank you, Christopher Matthews, for your story!  However, there’s more you could include … First off, the industry-recognized term for the water we’re talking about here, the wastewater generated by […]

Think the demand for crude petroleum in the U.S. is rapidly declining?  Think again! A new report “Crude Petroleum: United States,” by Freedonia Focus Reports says there will be only marginal annual declines through 2022 – and that decline is because of a drop in gasoline demand.  But, this decline in automobile gasoline demand will […]

More contamination news: Pipeline spills 270,000 liters of produced water in northern Alberta! Why the concern? It’s just WATER … Well, no. Produced water is the water that comes up with oil and gas when drilling takes place.  Millions and millions of barrels of produced water is generated each year, and most petroleum companies either […]

The Huffington Post just published a story on August 15 entitled “Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater.” See the whole story HERE. I do applaud HuffPost for taking on this story.  It’s tough for most mainstream consumer media to get this issue right – and HuffPost has fallen into the same factual […]

So writes Mary Holcomb, Assistant Editor for Hart Energy’s Digital News Group. We’ve been saying it all along! In her interview with Joel Mack, she quotes Mack as saying, “By streamlining, consolidating and offloading the responsibility of water management from individual producers to service providers, he said producers will gain revenue for building out, developing […]

Ellen Knickmeyer of the Associated Press has reported that the White House is calling the result of federal toxicology studies on PFC’s a “potential nightmare.” But nightmare’s aren’t real, and this situation is. Reports of people around the country slowly dying from exposure to PFCs are growing. And, the most recent concern is community drinking […]

Eutrophication is defined as the over-abundance of nutrients in bodies of water, often due to runoff from land. Eutrophication causes plant life such as algae to grow densely, which causes aquatic animal life to suffocate. It is the most prevalent problem concerning water quality across the world, and is a leading cause of the destruction […]

as reported at NewsDeeply on July 30: Hot Weather, Land Abuses Fueling Algal Blooms in Western Waters Toxic bacteria produced by some algae are a threat to public health. Climate change may be one reason algal blooms have become a growing concern for many water agencies. THE WEST IS known for summer wildfires. Now it seems […]