GOING Forward

Schultz, Walter L.
June 2010
Pollution Engineering;Jun2010, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p37
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the forward osmosis (FO) systems in oil and gas drilling processes. It states that FO can be applied in food processing and water reclamation. It mentions that the Bear Creek Services LLC has been implementing an FO system for its oilfield water reclamation system to reduce environmental harm and save cost in exploring natural gas. It adds that the system can recycle over 80% of drilling wastes to supply about 20% of water for hydraulic fracturing process.


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