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Frac Water Management: Shale Water Expo 2014

Posted by Ken Gray on Oct 27, 2014 04:23:00 PM

Shale-Water-Expo-Booth We just got back from the recent Shale Water Expo in Houston. This was the first conference and exhibition in the United States to focus on the natural gas drilling industry’s biggest issue:  water.

Water management is on everybody’s mind these days. Water, the high-cost, high-volume component in hydraulic fracturing, is more than just an operating expense. It has become an item of public concern that’s in the news every day. Not surprisingly, one conference panel featured a...

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Topics: disposal well fracking frac water hydraulic fracturing wastewater

Manage Stormwater Runoff with Skimming Technology

Posted by Guy Flynn on Sep 23, 2014 11:39:00 AM

stormwater runoff When the sky cries, that’s a natural phenomenon. But when Nature’s pure water mixes with various types of oil and hydraulic fluids or other contaminants, the result is a man-made problem.

Commonly called stormwater runoff, rainwater will flow wherever it wants once it hits Earth. And this characteristic is what makes water troublesome wherever it encounters oil  – in heavy equipment yards, scrap yards, truck and train terminals, oil and gas operations, shipping docks and the like. Water from various types...

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Topics: model 1H model 5H model 6v runoff stormwater

In the Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Disposal Business? Oil Skimming is for You.

Posted by Kelly Gregart on Jul 08, 2014 02:52:00 PM

oil-skimming-frac-wastewater Recently, an increasing number of companies in the oil and gas industry’s hydraulic fracturing wastewater disposal business have found employing efficient, low-maintenance oil skimming technology can bring sustained improvements to their bottom lines. We’re talking added monthly profits of $3,000 to $18,000. Sound appealing?

Wastewater disposal companies in Texas, West Virginia and Ohio, who have purchased oil skimmers to recover and sell oil that is present in the hydraulic fracturing wastewater being delivered to their facilities, have capitalized on this...

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Topics: fracking hydraulic fracturing oil and gas oil skimmer wastewater

Wastewater Management and Oil Skimming Solutions for the Fracking Industry

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jun 26, 2014 00:16:00 PM

fracking wastewater “Fracking.” We are all familiar with the term in one way or another as it’s been one of the most discussed and debated media topics as of late. From articles and news segments with titles such as Fracking Draws Support From Unions As Jobs Flourish, Worrying Environmentalists to A Real American Story: Why the Fracking Revolution Happened Here, the “fracking” or “hydraulic fracturing,” conversation is broad.

And, the business is vast. The American...

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Topics: fracking hydraulic fracturing oil and gas wastewater

Steel Mill Oil Skimming Choices

Posted by Jim Hebert on Mar 31, 2014 10:37:00 AM

slide1-img1In steel mills of all types, removing oil from water is a key consideration. The choice you make can help your plant run better and, in some cases, the reclaimed oil can provide a new source of revenue.     

Tramp oil, lubricants, hydraulic fluid – all these can spell trouble in terms of time and cost. Given the choice, wouldn’t you prefer to avoid problems before they have a chance to start? Selecting the appropriate oil removal method can help you do...

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