FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By ALISON SIDER, RUSSELL GOLD and BEN LEFEBVRE November 18, 6:27 pm Companies are racing to find ways to recycle the water used in hydraulic fracturing, chasing an emerging market that could be worth billions of dollars. From energy industry giants Halliburton Corp.  and Schlumberger Ltd. to smaller outfits such…

Millions of gallons of water are used in drilling and fracking subterranean rock formations. That water is mixed with a lot of other chemicals to create frac fluid. So, what are all of those chemicals and what do they do? Check it out.

The Integrated Treatment System (ITS) – a solution developed by Atlanta-based Ecologix Environmental Systems for high-volume, mobile water treatment in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) operations – has been named a finalist for the Platts Leading Technology Award for Sustainable Innovation. The award, part of the Platts Global Energy Awards (GEA) program, honors companies and individuals that…

You may or may not have heard of the Platts Global Energy Awards. If you have, then you know what it means to be named a finalist in this prestigious forum. If you haven’t heard of Platts, here’s an executive summary. Over the past 13 years the Global Energy Awards have honored and recognized those…

The Zeo-Clear is an exclusive product of Ecologix – designed and manufactured in-house at our Alpharetta, GA (North Atlanta) offices. It’s made for treating wastewater in remote locations, like mining camps, military bases, and rural communities. We thought it would be fun to strap a couple of IP cams up in our fab-shop during the…

Results from a recent survey conducted by Atlanta-based Ecologix Environmental Systems indicate that water treatment can play an important role in industry perceptions of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). “The introduction of new, more-advanced water treatment solutions opens the door to a more balanced discussion about fracking’s potential energy and economic benefits.” Ecologix, a leading manufacturer of…