Tag: Petroleum

Here’s something interesting from Global News: Nova Scotia and Morocco sign petroleum exploration deal What?  Aren’t those kind of “odd” partners? Global News says, “Former neighbours Nova Scotia and Morocco are joining forces in a bid to find petroleum riches.  The two were part of the same land mass 200 million years ago, before the […]

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 […]

NPR is great!  Those guys report on stuff first that no one else ever thinks about. Like the story on “microplastics” and the what must be tedious work by ecologist Chelsea Rochman and her researchers at the University of Toronto. What are microplastics?  The online version of the NPR story says they are ” …objects […]

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE GOLDEN, CO, July 26, 2018– Water technology is one of the most promising opportunities for investors today, and IX Power Clean Water is now providing people with an eye toward the future an opportunity to participate in the lucrative $150 billion per year industry focused on “produced water” from oil & gas, mining, […]

The debate over “produced water” from the oil & gas industry continues to heat up. Note this story from Adam Wilmoth at The Oklahoman newspaper on Sunday, July 22. KINGFISHER — A growing fight in the heart of Oklahoma’s oil patch pits local control against state regulators, private property owners against the state’s largest industry […]

A lack of safe drinking water hurts both male and female, but it’s particularly hard on women and girls! UN Water explains the reasons why: “In many countries, the presence or absence of a safe and sufficient water supply and improved sanitation facilities has a disproportionate effect on the lives of women and girls for […]

A new study that looks at water competition between cities & agriculture has found that URBAN water demand in 482 of world’s largest cities will increase by 80% by 2050, leading to an acute urban surface-water deficit. What will we do?! Learn about recycling at buff.ly/2y3b3CZ. Read the story at: How agriculture can ease the […]