Water, Reuse it or Lose it

The Path to Frac Water Reuse

Every water treatment company, mine included, has a basic selling example: a jar of dirty water sits next to a jar of clear water that has gone through the company’s cleaning process. It is the cost of entry for water treatment, but is does not tell the whole story. In some cases what appears to…

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Learn About: Biochemical Oxygen Demand

What is BOD? Biochemical oxygen demand, commonly referred to as BOD, is a measure of the amount of biodegradable organic chemicals in waste. Sewage effluent contains a vast array of organic chemicals which are biodegradable to varying degrees under various conditions. Organic compounds are bio-degradable when common soil or water bacteria can utilize them as…

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Fox Business Features Ecologix for Frac Water Treatment Services

There was a great spot of FOX Business’ Varney & Co. show this morning highlighting Ecologix’s involvement in the frac water treatment arena. Check out the video below (after the ad):     Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com  If you’d like to learn more about how to become involved with Ecologix’s ventures in the…

Intro to Fracking and Water Recycling

An Intro to Fracking and Water Recycling

Fracking has become such a hot topic that most everyone’s heard of it, but there are still a lot of people that don’t really understand what fracking really is. For that reason, we’ve created this nifty presentation for you to get a clearer view of what fracking is and how water plays an important role…

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Bloomberg Businessweek Features Ecologix Environmental Systems

This week’s issue of Bloomberg Businessweek features companies, like Ecologix Environmental Systems, that bring new technologies to drillers producing energy from unconventional resources, contributing to the widespread adoption of greener drilling practices. See the source article below. For Fracking, It’s Getting Easier Being Green by David Wethe, Nov 29, 2012 The vast majority of fracking…

NPR Show on Better Fracking

On November 26, 2012 NPR’s On Point produced a segment on the state of the fracking industry, paying particular attention to the current push to reduce, reuse, and recycle frac water. The comments section of the show page has exploded with anti-fracking sentiment. Comments focus primarily around concerns with polluting underground aquifers, as well as…

Drillers Begin Recycling Frac Water

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…

What’s in that Frac Fluid Anyway?

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.

Integrated Treatment System Named Finalist in Platts Global Energy Awards

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…