Oil Economics 101 The basic economic model of supply and demand is exactly what is taking place in remote drilling locations around the US. For the oil and gas industries, fresh water is a high ticket item and the most productive drilling locations are all entirely dependent on it. Every day, thousands of trucks haul…

The tremendous boom in shale gas production in the U.S. over the past several years has dramatically altered the global energy supply landscape.  As the U.S. moves closer to independence from foreign oil there is a growing concern related to the environmental impact from fracking operations. Earthquakes throughout the Midwest and Northeast have created a…

There’s a lot of news out there discussing the dangers associated to natural gas exploration and production – a.k.a. “fracking”. We’d like to know what issues you’re concerned with. Vote in the poll below! If you’re concerns aren’t listed in the poll, tell us in the comments! [polldaddy poll=6347440] If you’d like to learn a…

The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Environmental Awards honor the companies and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources, curb pollution, develop new products to serve the environment and support environmental projects and initiatives. Ecologix was fortunate enough to receive a nomination as a finalist in the “Envention” category for the Integrated Treatment System (ITS) –…

The Ecologix team just finished another round of frac water treatment demonstrations for the Groundwater Management Area 7 officials in Colorado City, Texas. Our pilot system, the ITS-100 rolled up on-site right next to the flowback holding pond and began processing water within hours of arrival. The pilot Integrated Treatment System (ITS-100) is rated for treating 100…

At Ecologix, we’ve engineered and enhanced our mobile Integrated Treatment System (ITS) for treating the wastewater produced during hydraulic fracturing. We’ve designed what we call the Mobile Chemical Treatment (MCT) unit. The MCT-900 is a universal chemical management system for chemical mixing at rural drilling sites. Like the Mobile DAF system (the heart of the ITS),…