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There's Nothing Better Than A Rearview Mirror

"There’s nothing better than a rearview mirror, but since you can’t drive backwards, you’re going to have to develop the ability to evaluate in real time. It means being willing to make mist...

Five Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became the CEO of OriginClear

There’s nothing better than a rearview mirror, but since you can’t drive backwards, you’re going to have to develop the ability to evaluate in real time. It means being willing to make mista...

OriginClear® Creates Water Marketplace to Finance New Form of Water Treatment It Believes Will Sentence Pandemic Wannabes to Lonelier Death

What role to do you think more widespread water treatment can play in helping to prevent future pandemics?  Can it be that more sanitation could drown future COVID-19’s before they surface? ...

Moving the Swine (and its Manure)

May 3, 2020 by ALEJANDRO ROYO An Innovative System of Pig Manure Management The Zaragozan company, Depuporc, is working on an innovative system of pig manure management that could go as far ...

Water tech firm OriginClear moves corporate HQ from Los Angeles to McKinney

The company bought Progressive Water Treatment Inc. and its Texas facility in 2015. Water treatment technology firm OriginClear Inc. is moving its corporate headquarters from Los Angeles to ...

OriginClear Moves HQ to Texas From DTLA

Development & Manufacturing Already Centered in Texas OriginClear Inc., a downtown water treatment technology company, announced April 21 that it has moved its corporate headquarters to its ...

Israel recycles 90 percent of its water. The U.S. recycles 1 percent. Here’s how we can change that

Industrial Advancements Widely Vary If you travel the world (which everyone arguably should do if they can), you’ll quickly discover that various areas of the globe are in massively differen...

Here’s the Investment Strategy Warren Buffett Uses, and What it Could be Applied to Next

Don't Follow The Crowd Warren Buffett is the last person you’ll ever see following the crowd. In fact, the man known as the “Oracle of Omaha” is considered by many to be the epitome of the s...

Blue Gold: Why Water is This Century’s Most Important Investment Frontier

Reliance on Central Networks 'Currently, about 90% of the U.S. population relies on centralized networks of pipes and huge “mega-facilities” for water treatment and distribution. But due to ...

Riggs Eckelberry Aims to Take Water Treatment from $1 Trillion to $5 Trillion

Article by Jeremy Ryan Slate Original Publication: Grit Daily Disrupting Big Water Riggs Eckelberry doesn’t look like a bomb-thrower. And yet, he’s driving the disruption of a trillion-dolla...

Water – Disrupting a Trillion Dollar Market, Feat. Riggs Eckelberry | Freestyle Friday

Article by Jeremy Ryan Slate Original Publication: Create Your Own Life Driving Disruption Riggs Eckelberry doesn’t look like a bomb-thrower. And yet, he’s driving the disruption of a trilli...

Whose John Hancock is that on the Declaration of Water Independence?

Article by Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group Original Publication: COMMPRO Ardent Defender Of Water It was signed by the man who is the world’s most ardent defender of wat...

Field Notes: Fashion's Making Waves

Editor's note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news. Article by Tracey Greenstein Original Publication: WWD Plastic's Bad Rap Plastic h...

The Next Generation Advanced Oxidation Process

Shale Technology Showcase 2018 Article by Ariana Hurtado, Hart Energy Original Publication: HARTENERGY: E&P Highlights: Latest Products & Technologies In this special section, E&P highlights...

Here’s A New Brewery Wastewater Treatment System to Know: Modular Water Systems

Article by Chris Cowell Original Publication: Craft Brewing Business Debut & First Sale When OriginClear Inc. debuted its on-site water treatment solution this year, its Modular Water System...

The Only True Pleasure is That of Human Relations

“The only true pleasure is that of human relations” Interview With Riggs Eckelberry the CEO of OriginClear Interview & Article by Yitzi Weiner Original Publication: Authority Magazine Here’s...

Water Quality Products INDUSTRY NEWS WEEK 7/22/18

OriginClear Announces New Division OriginClear Inc. announced a new division for Modular Water Systems, which offers a product line of prefabricated water treatment systems.

OriginClear Launches Modular Water Treatment Division

New Modular Water Systems Riggs Eckelberry: "Water users are increasingly forced to treat their own wastewater on-site, at the point of use. This sets the stage for Modular Water." 

Why I Chose To Build My Business In LA

What Does LA Ask Of Me? As Paul Graham, the famous venture capitalist behind Y-Combinator and countless billion-dollar-plus startups wrote, every city you live in asks characteristically dif...

Water Technologies International, Inc. Utilizing OriginClear's Technologies To Pave New Roads

Regaining Control Of Water Resources The United Nations estimates that by 2030, water demand will exceed supply by 40 percent. By combining OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation (EWS) waste...

AlgEternal Ups Production With OriginClear Technology

OriginClear's Smart Algae Harvester These test results, according to the companies, demonstrated that OriginClear’s line of Smart Algae Harvesters is highly efficient, effectively controls b...

OriginClear Spanish licensee to supply water treatment tech for pig farming effluent

Depuporc to Integrate Originclear Tech Depuporc intends to integrate OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation with Advanced Oxidation (EWS:AOx) technology in the systems it deploys. The contra...

OriginClear Delivers First Commercial Unit In China For Ammonia Removal

Effective Ammonia Removal OriginClear’s system effectively removes levels of ammonia which are both high and variable, from a continuous flow of wastewater generated by a chrome-plating proc...

World Water Day 2018 Emphasizes Natural Water Solutions

Highly Refined & Effective Processes Specifically, practices such as Advanced Oxidation, or even Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation (EAOP), offer highly-refined processes that are a result o...

OriginClear Spanish Licensee Signs Multi-Year Commercial Swine Manure Treatment Contract

OriginClear Technology Adoption The contract outlines orders beginning with 12 machines in the first year, tripling to 36 units by the third year. Between component sales and royalties, Orig...

Breakthrough Wastewater Treatment for FOG Removal

Fat, Oil & Grease Effluents Solved OriginClear’s combined process, EWS:AOx, is fast, versatile and low maintenance. It has a small on-site footprint, uses a low amount of consumables and cos...

Sugar Cane In The Desert: Ennesys Proves Sustainable Waste Treatment In Abu Dhabi

In 2011, OriginClear helped launch Ennesys to target France's sustainable energy law, RT 2020, which will require that buildings achieve a positive energy balance by the year 2020.

Rounding Up Glyphosate's Threat To Drinking Water

“We [as a society] are becoming more aware of glyphosate’s presence in our water, and as such, are pursuing greater depths of research into the contaminant’s effects on the human body,” said...

Hurricane season has completely overwhelmed wastewater treatment centers in Florida and Texas

According to Bloomberg, the EPA is working to send in extra hands to Florida to help get wastewater treatment plants back up and running to clear some of this water and prevent more from spr...

Case Study: Originclear Removes Glyphosate From Drinking Water

...recent testing in the La Kretz Advanced Prototyping Center demonstrated the ability to virtually eliminate the herbicide glyphosate from drinking water by up to 99.3%.

Florida Researchers Looking at Leachate Treatment Technology About to Launch in Malaysia

As OriginClear prepares to launch the full-scale operation in July, Florida Atlantic University is testing the technology to see how it might work in U.S. landfills as wastewater treatment p...

OriginClear partners with Florida university to test leachate treatment solutions

OriginClear already implements its technology in East Asia and is testing solutions for North America at Florida Atlantic University.

Circular water companies make a splash heard ‘round the world

"We go to the early adopters first," said OriginClear CEO Riggs Eckelberry. The cost-effectiveness of the new technology allows him to predict a future in which companies operate decentraliz...

OriginClear Enters Agricultural Waste Water Treatment in Europe's Largest Pig Producing Country

Spain's patented Depuporc system will integrate OriginClear technology for high-speed, chemical-free water clarification and sanitation.

Despite Record Rainfall, California's Drought Is Far From Over

But water waste is still a problem. For example, in California alone, nearly 60% of freshwater allocated to farming is lost to evaporation and runoff.

Progressive Water Treatment completes major power plant project

OriginClear Inc.’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Progressive Water Treatment Inc. (PWT), completed the installation and startup of a $2 million boiler feedwater system for a power plant operated ...

Originclear subsidiary installs $2m boiler feedwater system for midwest public utility

This is the third large power plant project that PWT designed, built, installed and successfully started up in 2016, bringing the total such orders to approximately $3.5 million for the year...

Onsite treatment recycles produced water for irrigation

Two US companies  - OriginClear and ECT Services & Solutions - team up to recycle produced water on the site of oil and gas operations for use in agricultural lands in drought-stricken Calif...

OriginClear to designate Progressive Water Treatment its complete system manufacturer

...PWT is building a showcase trailer-based system that incorporates OriginClear’s patented Electro Water Separation™ (EWS) for a complete water treatment solution.

California actually benefits a lot from trade with China

Even China’s problems present lucrative opportunities for niche California companies. Heavily polluted water, for example, has drawn Chinese investors to companies like OriginClear, which is...

Oil wastewater for crops deemed safe, but skeptics remain (starts at 2:55)

To prepare the wastewater, Cabrales and his team are using cutting-edge technology by the company, OriginClear. The equipment allows Cabrales to separate the nonsoluble particles and filter ...

Produced water to irrigation-grade achieved in a single modular system

The ECOPOD pilot scale system uses OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation, requires no chemicals and reliably processes 340 bbl/d of oilfield produced water with minimal operator supervision...

Can Recycling Tech Solve Agriculture, Oil Industries’ Water, Wastewater Challenges?

The single-modular system, called the ECOPOD, usesOriginClear’s water treatment technology — ECT is an OriginClear licensee — and reverse osmosis to transform produced water into clean water...

The Water Revolution: Moving To A Decentralized System

In the same way the personal computer revolution transformed how we engage with electronics, the water industry is decentralizing and democratizing.

In Conversation With: Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginClear

I came out of high tech, which is all about disruptive technologies creating whole new markets.

OriginClear Licensee Unveils Produced Water Cleanup Site

The ECOPOD pilot scale system uses OriginClear's Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), requires no chemicals and reliably processes 340 barrels per day of oilfield produced water with minimal ope...

CEO of the Year, California

Looking to the future we plan to become a major player in the outsourced water treatment business in North America.... In order to achieve this we plan to acquire other firms working in the ...

Two US companies win the 2016 China BlueTech Awards

The judges were impressed by OriginClear’s advanced water cleanup technology, Electro-Water Separation™ (EWS), which is based on electrochemistry and will tackle China’s most recalcitrant ty...

OriginClear Announces Stock Ticker Symbol Change

"Our new symbol better represents our mission to expand our global market presence through strategic acquisition,” said Riggs Eckelberry, president and CEO of OriginClear Inc.

Refinery Tackles Water Issues

To address these three key concerns, refinery managers outsourced the facility’s new boiler-feed system to Progressive Water Treatment (PWT), a McKinney, Texas-based water services company.

OriginClear partners with cleantech incubator and relocates HQ

'We have built big, all the way to commercial scale, at our mid-city headquarters,' said Riggs Eckelberry, OriginClear CEO. 'Now we’ve turned high tech and the more than US$5 million in test...

CSUB engineering students work closely with L.A. company to tackle wastewater treatment

“If they do develop something to solve that problem here,” he said, “it could be also part of a global solution.” - Dr. Luis Cabrales

Produced Water Treatment Benefits California Oil, Gas Operations

OriginClear worked with a Bakersfield, California-based exploration and production firm to test OriginClear’s electrolysis technology in treating produced water for beneficial reuse...

Oil Industry Workers Find Water Treatment Opportunities With OriginClear Partnership

“Even while the oil industry is struggling with low prices, the demand for water treatment is growing due to the need for fresh water,” said Dr. Luis Edgar Cabrales Arriaga...

OriginClear and CSU Bakersfield work together on wastewater treatment

“Even while the oil industry is struggling with low prices, the demand for water treatment is growing due to the need for fresh water,” said Dr. Luis Edgar Cabrales Arriaga, Assistant Profes...

Oil & Gas: Facing Down the Drought

OriginClear utilized three electrolysis technologies (electrocoagulation, electroflotation and electro-oxidation) to separate and lift contaminants from the produced water. The electrolysis ...

IHS CERAWeek to Feature the 2016 Class of Energy Innovation Pioneers

The Energy Innovation Pioneers for 2016 include... OriginClear Technologies – Jean-Louis Kindler, President

Xcel Energy selects OriginClear subsidiary PWT for boiler contract

Minnesota-based public utility Xcel Energy has awarded OriginClear Inc’s Progressive Water Treatment Inc (PWT) a contract valued at nearly US$2 million for a boiler feedwater treatment syste...

Xcel Energy Awards Contract to Progressive Water Treatment

“We believe this contract, and numerous others like it, validates OriginClear’s decision to acquire Progressive Water Treatment,” said Bill Charneski, president of the OriginClear Group.

Progressive Water Treatment Starts Over $1 Million Installation For Texas Refinery

The smooth start-up, and the support since, have placed PWT in a position as a top supplier to Delek.

Manufacturer to pay $1 million for OriginClear China rights

Under the MOU, Mr. Xu committed to payments totaling $1 million over two months to purchase the rights to the JV, and has already completed the first payment to OCHK of $150,000.

TriSep and OriginClear release results confirming treatment for produced water reuse

The paper reports that OriginClear's Electro Water Separation (EWS) technology effectively pretreats produced water from oil wells....

OriginClear, Renewable Water Technologies Team Up to Treat Agricultural Effluent

The planned joint venture (JV) is expected to deploy OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation (EWS) technology for first-stage water clarification of agricultural effluents....

PWT reverse osmosis systems recover millions of gallons for Texas city’s drinking water

“Horizon City is now able to use this water as a source for drinking water,” reports Marc Stevens, President of PWT, a subsidiary of water treatment solutions provider OriginClear Inc.

Progressive Water Treatment Turns Previously Rejected Water into Freshwater

PWT is the first company in the newly formed OriginClear Group of water service companies and is a designer, builder and service provider for a wide range of industrial water treatment appli...

OriginClear Seals Progressive Water Treatment Acquisition

PWT expects to report 2015 revenues of more than US$6 million. Based on the current backlog of orders, PWT believes it will achieve revenues of more than US$7 million in 2016.

Chinese Manufacturer To Invest $1.5 Million in OriginClear Subsidiary

The first payment of $100,000 was made in accordance with a binding investment schedule.

Produced Water Cleans Up Its Act

The company recently partnered with Vaquero Energy to test the EWS system for “the treatment of produced water for steam injection and to provide irrigation water for California’s drought-st...

OriginClear eyes acquisitions

OriginClear recently signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dallas-based Progressive Water Treatment, a profitable systems integrator forecasting US$6 million in 2015 revenues.

OriginClear to Acquire Progressive Water Treatment

Under the agreement, PWT will become a wholly owned subsidiary of OriginClear. PWT has forecast that its revenues will exceed $6 million in 2015.

Energy Department Foresees Algae Biofuel in your Future

That means finding other ways to put algae to work, and on that score we’ve been following two algae companies that provide different examples of that approach. One is the company OriginClea...

OriginClear announces US patent for its modern, two-stage EWS process

Unlike other technologies, the company's patented Electro Water Separation process rapidly and efficiently removes organic material from large quantities of water without the need for chemic...

OriginClear Expands Water Treatment Technology’s Commercial Reach

Both systems sold in China employ OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation process (EWS), a primarily non-chemical system that efficiently removes micro-algae, oils, suspended solids, pathogen...

Big Oil in California Finds Water Most Prized Resource

One of the industry’s biggest headaches is what to do with the torrents of naturally occurring “produced water” that come out of wells along with oil and gas.

California Farms Are Using Drilling Wastewater to Grow Crops

That may change thanks to businesses such as OriginClear Inc., a Los Angeles-based licensor of technology that purifies wastewater by zapping it with electric pulses. OriginClear has run pil...

E&Ps Seek Oil Wastewater Reuse Amid California Drought

California’s epic drought is pushing Big Oil to solve a problem it’s struggled with for decades: what to do with the billions of gallons of wastewater that gush out of wells every year, Bloo...

What’s up with Algae now?

Together, OriginClear and INL have submitted a proposal in response to a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts (TABB).

CSUB tests new technology that could reclaim water

Originclear says oil companies stand to save significant costs in disposal of produced water and will be less reliant on fresh groundwater for hydraulic fracturing operations in the future.

Reclaiming Water from Oil Production

As a result, oil and gas executives are reassessing their current water utilization activities and are working to adopt a longer-range perspective on water life-cycle management.

OriginClear Treats Disaster Cleanup Water

Deploying its self-contained mobile unit incorporating EWS, OriginClear cleaned up the water that disaster crews used to wash away the mud.

OriginClear, E3 Offer Disaster Water Reclamation Services

Water cleanup technology company OriginClear and OriginClear licensee E3 Services and Solutions have formed a joint venture to offer quick-response disaster water reclamation services...

Reducing Fracking’s Freshwater Footprint

“EWS does the heavy lifting so all the downstream processes can work much more efficiently,” says Bill Charneski, president of OriginOil’s (now OriginClear) oil and gas division. “That way, ...

Recycling drilling wastewater benefits both the environment and the bottom line

Water technology company OriginClear (formerly known as OriginOil) has developed a new method for treatment of frac flowback and produced water, called Electro Water Separation (EWS), design...

OriginOil Launches OriginClear for petro and wastewater cleanup

The new product line will incorporate and fully replace the company’s earlier CLEAN-FRAC™ and PRIME product line, while also extending into wastewater treatment.

OriginOil: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Good news for the company’s fans? Industrial Systems Inc. as of September 2014 had sold four industrial systems, powered by OriginOil’s EWS, to Synergy Resources for produced water and oily ...

Laboratory approval for OriginOil’s Prime product

A key product developed by OriginOil has received third party confirmation of its effectiveness.

Third-Party Testing Confirms OriginOil Process Reduces Produced Water Contaminants

Independent third-party testing by Zalco Laboratories has confirmed that OriginOil’s Prime product for oil and gas operations successfully reduced contaminants in produced water to the level...

New treatment process to remove contaminants from produced water

OriginOil said their technology could save producers up to a million dollars in operating costs on a single fracked well.

4 minutes with… JL Kindler, CCO at OriginOil

If you could snap your fingers and change one thing about the Advanced Bioeconomy, what would you change?

OriginOil launches algae division

OriginOil Inc. has announced the launch of its Algae Division, naming Mael Disa-Vingataramin as its President.

Finding solutions for a fracking wastewater problem

Managing the flowback and overall water life-cycle is easily a billion dollar business and the process can take several forms.

Electro water separation system to be tested in California

OriginOil recently commissioned a pilot site for the electro water separation (EWS) treatment of produced water for steam injection and to provide irrigation water for California’s drought-s...

OriginOil Launches Standalone Frack Water Treatment

CLEAN-FRAC PRIME is a precursor to downstream processes that remove other contaminants, such as scaling or cross-linking chemicals that inhibit hydraulic fracking effectiveness.

Water Reuse: The Emerging Frontier For Fracking?

Forward-thinking operators are adopting advanced wastewater treatment and recycling technology that can greatly mitigate this cost center.

Electrode Design Increases Efficiency Of Suspended-Solids Removal

A specially designed electrode could improve the efficiency of removing suspended solids, oil or other contaminants from water in applications traditionally served by dissolved-air flotation...

The Top 125 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2015

The “Top 125 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy” for 2015 as nominated and voted by the readers of The Digest and the publication’s editorial board.

OriginOil and INL team to fight contamination

Disinfection capabilities provided in the form of OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation technology (EWS) may help to create giant open-air ponds for large-scale algal biofuels production.

OriginOil teams with Idaho National Laboratory on algae biofuel production

In Idaho, OriginOil announced that it is collaborating with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Vaquero Energy working with OriginOil on reusing produced water

For onsite applications, EWS is typically combined with downstream processes into the complete solution, CLEAN-FRAC™.

What tech will take off in developing nations in 2015?

Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil says the treatment and reuse of water used in ‘fracking’ is set to take off in the United States, where the market will be tripling between now and 2020.

Two Pink Sheet Plays That Could Shake ND's Oil Industry

OriginOil says its  CLEAN-FRAC is a complete solution that can be designed for enhanced oil recovery, hydraulic fracturing operations, irrigation water, and even potable water.

Cleaning up the fracking mess

OriginOil’s tanks are small enough and mobile enough to install right at the frack site. Their solution will save the gas industry money because they’ll no longer have to truck the stinky wa...

Oilfield innovators drawn to water

Because flowback and produced water typically don’t meet clean water standards, they must be treated. That’s where Eckelberry’s company and dozens of other entrepreneurs come in.

OriginOil granted patent in China

The application has also been published by the European Patent Office (EPO) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

Gulf Energy completes CLEAN-FRAC 5000 system order

...Gulf Energy, an oil service company with major customers across the Arabian Peninsula, has purchased a US$ 1.4 million CLEAN-FRAC™ 5000 system, designed to process 5000 bpd, for the compa...

OriginOil & China's Trillion Dollar Water Cleanup Program

OriginOil’s technology could prove to be an instrumental part of the clean water equation, as energy service providers are feeling the pressure from the Chinese government to find ways to sa...

Algasol Renewables, OriginOil Collaborate on Algae Fish Feed Production

OriginOil is to provide algae harvesting technology for the low-cost algae growth system from Algasol Renewables. The integrated system will launch at Algasol’s new facilities in Bangladesh ...

OriginOil Announces Partnership for Algae Division & Diversifies Revenue Model

OOIL has been a frack play but in our opinion the real story is in water remediation where the company can become completely diversified and take advantage of several multi-billion dollar in...

California Aquaculture Companies Explore Sustainable Fish Farming

For the company’s shore-based breeding tanks, Cruver hopes to grow his own food. He’ll use technology developed by Los Angeles-based OriginOil.

OriginOil’s Frac Water Separation Photograph Wins Second OG&PE Competition — Will Be Featured On Magazine’s Front Page

Their CLEAN-FRAC 1000 Integrated Electro-Coagulation, Electro-Oxidation & Electro-Flotation illustration demonstrates how it continuously removes oils, suspended solids, insoluble organics, ...

The Eco-Friendly Side of Fracking; OriginOil Analyst Report by Small Cap Street

OOIL has begun to get some recognition for its process by investors and industry peers, even including a meeting attended by T. Boone Pickens.

OriginOil cleaning tech passes test

OriginOil Inc says that, in independent laboratory tests, its CLEAN-FRAC technology was effective in treating flowback water at a rate greater than 1,000 barrels per day from a disposal site...

OriginOil cleaning tech passes test

According to the Lizard Analytical Laboratories test report, the technology removed 99.6% f turbidity, 0.3% total suspended solids and 90.5% of oil in water.

Algae: Green Pest or ‘Green’ Solution?

Algae can be a part of the solution, rather than the problem. Fast-growing algae in wastewater can be harvested while the water is cleaned and the algae population can then be for other purp...

OriginOil announces chlorine dioxide pre-treatment

By using EWS, operators can produce CLO2 to process water for re-use with the added benefit of no additional CLO2 generator infrastructure requirement.

OriginOil’s frack technology exceeds expected energy efficiency

...These CLEAN-FRAC numbers are over 60% lower than Halliburton’s published energy usage of just over 0.56 kWh per barrel for its CleanWave Mini-Water Treatment system.

OriginOil technology selected by E3 for water reclamation projects

E3 intends to develop and further commercialise key OriginOil technologies for oil and gas water reclamation, aquaculture and feed stock production. E3 also plans to partner with OriginOil o...

OriginOil and TriSep join to create improved fracking filter

OriginOil Inc and TriSep Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of water treatment membranes, say that OriginOil’s Water Separation (EWS), combined with TriSep’s iSep ultrafiltration (UF) ...

OriginOil Technology Breakthrough Greatly Enhances Membrane Filtration, Enabling Highly Efficient Frack Water Recycling

The explosion in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has created a new set of demands, challenges and constraints for the use, supply, treatment and disposal of water. The EPA estimates 70 to...

OriginOil Technology Breakthrough Greatly Enhances Membrane Filtration, Enabling Highly Efficient Frack Water Recycling

The explosion in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has created a new set of demands, challenges and constraints for the use, supply, treatment and disposal of water. The EPA estimates 70 to...

OriginOil’s First Demonstration-Scale Field Trial a Success, Technology Ready for Commercial Application

In the first month of field operation prior to and since the showcase, this CLEAN-FRAC 1000 unit demonstrated better than 99 percent removal of turbidity, suspended solids and oil from the s...

Industry News - OriginOil's First Demonstration-Scale Field Trial a Success, Technology Ready for Commercial Application

In the first month of field operation prior to and since the showcase, this CLEAN-FRAC 1000 unit demonstrated better than 99 percent removal of turbidity, suspended solids and oil from the s...

The 50 Most Visible Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2014:

#29 - OriginOil hasn’t generated monster revenues yet, but it sure does pack a punch in visibility — lately, its systems have been purposed for the fracking industry, and that’s meant attent...

OriginOil’s first demonstration-scale field trial a success

The CLEAN-FRAC 1000 configuration at the Colorado showcase coupled EWS with an iSep™ ultrafiltration (UF) membrane system from TriSep Corporation.

OriginOil's First Demonstration-Scale Field Trial a Success, Technology Ready for Commercial Application .

The system on trial was OriginOil's new CLEAN-FRAC(TM) full treatment system. The CLEAN-FRAC design combines OriginOil's Electro Water Separation (EWS) technology with selected downstream po...

Firm demonstrates new treatment system for frack water

Origin Oil demonstrated what’s branded as the CLEAN-FRAC 1000 system at Industrial Systems Inc. (ISI) in Delta. The system is designed to treat up to 1,000 barrels a day of flowback from hyd...

OriginOil System Can Treat 1,000 Barrels Frack Water Per Day

Clean-Frac integrates OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation (EWS), a high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, with a variety of “polishing” systems to deliver ...

Partnership expected to bring jobs to ISI

ISI has acquired the second license to manufacture a new patented process that its developers promise will be a “breakthrough in water cleanup technology for oil and gas ... and other water ...

OriginOil demonstrates CLEAN-FRAC 1000 frack water treatment system at Delta showcase event

A demonstration of OriginlOil’s technology was held at the headquarters of the company’s Western Slope Colorado licensee, Industrial Systems Inc.

Event showcases demonstration-scale system for cleaning hydraulic fracturing water

Held at the headquarters of OriginOil licensee, Industrial Systems Inc. (ISI) on Colorado’s Western Slope, the showcase featured the CLEAN-FRAC 1000 system, which is designed to process frac...

OriginOil Showcases Demonstration-Scale Frack Water Cleanup Unit

OriginOil Inc announced today that CLEAN-FRAC™ 1000, its new demonstration-scale frack water treatment system, was shown to successfully remove oil and contaminants at a showcase for media, ...

OriginOil showcases demonstration-scale frack water cleanup unit in western Colorado

CLEAN-FRAC integrates OriginOil’s EWS with a variety of “polishing” systems to deliver a wide range of purity levels that enable different reuse applications from re-injection into frac well...

Event showcases demonstration-scale system for cleaning hydraulic fracturing water

Held at the headquarters of OriginOil licensee, Industrial Systems Inc. (ISI) on Colorado’s Western Slope, the showcase featured the CLEAN-FRAC 1000 system, which is designed to process frac...

Global refining and petrochemical news

OriginOil intende to pursue growth through acquisition of one or more service companies with proven ability to treat frac flowback and produced water from the oil and gas industry.

Push to Commercialize Fracking Water Tech

Earlier this month, OriginOil announced it will launch a product line designed to process 1,000 barrels per day of frac flowback and produced water. The company will demonstrate its water tr...

Industry News - OriginOil Secures First Middle East Licensing Partner for Oil and Gas Water Cleanup

Burgan One is a leading regional service provider firm in the oil and gas sector. It focuses on upstream activities covering the Kuwaiti market, and its relationships in Iran , Syria , Iraq ...

OriginOil and Burgan One Commercial Establishment sign oil and gas clean-up deal in Middle East

Oil and gas service provider Burgan One Commercial Establishment (BG-1) has signed a licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute products that incorporate OriginOil, developer ...

OriginOil Makes Middle East Deal

OriginOil of West Adams has made a licensing deal to bring its water cleanup technology to the Middle East.

OriginOil’s Growth Strategy

OriginOil says it intends to pursue growth through acquisition of one or more service companies with proven ability to treat frac flowback and produced water in the oil and gas industry. The...

Frac Water Recycling Technology Demos Hit the Road

OriginOil is hitting the road this month to showcase its electro water separation (EWS) technology for potential licensees. The company wants to contribute to the growing trend of recycling ...

Origin Oil, Inc. to debut NEW Electro Water Seperation Fracking Process at a LIVE Event in Delta on May 27th…

on Tuesday, May 27th, a LIVE demonstration will be held in Delta, CO, to showcase the power of sustainable water treatment and management options for hydraulic fracturing operations.

OriginOil to pursue growth through acquisitions of service companies

OriginOil’s acquisition plans are presently limited to service companies in petroleum and industrial waste.

OriginOil announces complete frack water treatment

OriginOil licensee Pearl H20 has also scheduled the installation of a commercial-scale three-quarter barrel per minute system in California’s Monterey Formation. Branded as Pearl Blue, the s...

OriginOil looks to acquire oil and gas service companies

OriginOil, Inc announced that it intends to pursue growth through acquisition of one or more service companies with proven ability to treat frac flowback and produced water in the oil and ga...

Demonstrations of OriginOil Harvesting Prove Popular Draw at NAA

OriginOil reports that weekly demonstrations of OriginOil’s algae harvesting process at Houston’s National Algae Association are popular draws for new algae producers now investing in commer...

Demonstrations of OriginOil Harvesting Prove Popular Draw at National Algae Association's Commercial Test Center .

Cohen recently reported that "Three algae start-up companies are working on a large off-take contract. Commercial algae production systems are being delivered, and put into production. Stude...

OriginOil teams with Catalina Sea Ranch to research off-shore algae production

OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to Catalina Sea Ranch, which will use it to treat incoming seawater and harvest algae to feed its shellfish nursery a...

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OriginOil, a water-cleaning company based in Los Angeles, will supply Catalina Sea Ranch, an offshore shellfish ranch, with its electro water-separation algae Model 12 system.

OriginOil, Catalina Sea Ranch to collaborate in research program

According to Catalina Sea Ranch, its operations will be monitored by leading institutions specializing in marine ecology and spatial planning. This will provide science-based data for evalua...

OriginOil Launches EWS Petro U.S. Roadshow to Showcase Frack and Produced Water Cleanup System .

Each OriginOil showcase focuses, first, on demonstrating EWS to potential licensees. It also provides a venue for regional officials to dialogue on crucial water issues.

OriginOil's harvesting tech announced as winner for the 2014 Transformative Technologies Award

The competition, held over the past two months, is the only set of awards entirely decided by the Digest’s online readers, who voted using social media.

OriginOil partners with shellfish farmer

Catalina Sea Ranch, which recently received permission for a 100-acre shellfish farm off the California coast, will be using a filtration system provided by OriginOil.

ginOil, Catalina Sea Ranch Agree to Collaborative Research Program

OriginOil Inc., developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that it recently agreed to a collab...

Origin Oil partners with Catalina Sea Ranch on water cleanup technology

Catalina Sea Ranch plans to use OriginOil to treat incoming seawater and harvest algae to feed its shellfish nursery and selective breeding program. EWS is a high speed process that cleans u...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Staying Afloat in Times of Tightening Water Supply

Major energy companies have been active in other ways to help lessen the water problem.... OriginOil Inc. and others, drilling companies can formulate fracking water that is made with less o...

OriginOil partners to test algae feed for shellfish

OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to Catalina Sea Ranch to treat incoming seawater and harvest algae to feed its shellfish nursery and selective breedi...

OriginOil and Catalina Sea Ranch Agree to Collaborative Research Program .

OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to Catalina Sea Ranch, that will use it to treat incoming seawater and harvest algae to feed its shellfish nursery an...

OriginOil: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

The BiofuelsDigest 5-minute guide to OriginOil's water cleanup technology: OriginOil continues to develop and promote new technologies; it has been a dizzying ride from algae production syst...

Leaked Report: Corn Ethanol Hurts The Environment

At the OriginOil lab we have identified certain strains of algae, such as euglena, that are high-starch and can be easily fermented into alcohol.

National Algae Association selects OriginOil harvester for its model algae demonstration site

...the National Algae Association has selected OriginOil’s entry-level algae harvester for its model demonstration site, which features best-of-breed algae production systems in permanent op...

OriginOil Demos Algae Harvester at NAA Center

he National Algae Association (NAA) has announced that the OriginOil Algae Harvester will be demonstrated on Fridays during the months of March and April for students, algaepreneurs, private...

The 10 Hottest Trends in Algae

OriginOil announced that academic testing has verified its new Algae Screen growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algaeproduction, helping to...

OriginOil to Open Houston Office for Cleaning, Recycling Fracking Water

There is a ready market for the water-handling industry in Texas. The oil and gas sector is one of the largest water users of any industry, Approximately 3 to 5 million gallons of fresh wate...

Water recycler to open Houston office

Water recycler OriginOil, which signed its first deal last year to bring its technology into the oil field, plans to open a Houston office to help spread its technology, the company said.

Chemical-free process cleans up water from fracking

A new technology being used to process water left over at the end of the fracking process could help save millions of gallons of water every year...

Houston attracts LA fracking-water cleanup company

...OriginOil Inc. is opening a satellite office in Houston's Energy Corridor. The California company's Petro division is focusing on water cleanup technology to recycle water from hydraulic ...

Thermal fish farm demonstrates 'game-changing' technology

The words "game-changing technology" and "fish farming" do not typically find themselves in the same sentence, let alone on 120 acres of desert farmland in the eastern Coachella Valley.

Israeli technology firm intends to integrate OriginOils’ Electro Water Separation in its systems

...OriginOil announed that it will collaborate with Israel’s AquaGreen Fish Farms, Ltd to further streamline zero-discharge aquaculture systems for the production of chemical free seafood.

Zero Impact Fish Farm Innovator Adopts OriginOil's Chemical-Free Water Treatment Technology

Israeli technology firm intends to integrate Electro Water Separation in its systems following OriginOil's public showcase launch last December.

OriginOil launches aquaculture showcase at Aqua Farming Tech in the California desert

OriginOil Inc., the developer of the Electro Water Separation™ (EWS) water treatment process inaugurated its Permanent Technology Showcase this past December with demonstrations of its EWS A...

Ennesys raises €300,000 for $6m valuation

Early-investor in the company OriginOil released a statement coinciding with the new funding stating that the $6m valuation multiplies OriginOil’s seed investment in the joint venture by thi...

OriginOil’s AquaShowcase

OriginOil recently launched an aquaculture showcase in California’s Coachella Valley, employing the water separation and cleanup technologies developed from their algae R&D, which now also s...

OriginOil Licenses Technology for Hydroponics in East Asia

Orca Vision, Japanese eco-solutions provider with sales in Japan, South Korea and China and a manufacturing facility in South Korea, will implement OriginOil’s EWS technology in a vertical f...

OriginOil - read about the latest technologies and uses of algae in an exclusive interview

At the recent BIO Pacific Rim Summit, BioFPR Managing Editor Sarah Watson interviewed Origin Oil’s Algae Master Jose Sanchez Piña, who once helped write Mexico’s biofuels legislation. He is ...

Energy Company Dives Into Aquaculture

The company last month struck an $800,000 deal with Japanese urban farming company Orca Vision Inc. For the latest application, aquaculture, of its core Electro Water Separation technology. ...

Clearing the Water: A Company Looks to Boost the Valley’s Fish-Farming Industry—and Help Save the Salton Sea—With Its Technology

...In 2012, the production of farmed fish worldwide surpassed the production of beef for the first time in modern history, according to an article from environmental think-tank Earth Policy ...

Clearing the Water: A Company Looks to Boost the Valley’s Fish-Farming Industry—and Help Save the Salton Sea—With Its Technology

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the pair were present at Thermal’s Aqua Farming Technology fish farm, which farms tilapia and catfish, as OriginOil unveiled its relatively new Electro Water Separatio...

OriginOil Launches Aquaculture Showcase

OriginOil has launched its Permanent Technology Showcase with a demonstration of its EWS Aqua Q60 and EWS Algae A60 models at Aqua Farming Tech, a sustainable fish farm in Thermal, Californi...

OriginOil to Launch Permanent Technology Showcase

For the first time, OriginOil will publicly demonstrate its field-scale systems to remove ammonia and disinfect fishponds in a single step, and to harvest algae efficiently for healthy and e...

Nueva alternativa para reciclar el agua

La contaminación del Salton sea se ha convertido en uno de los grandes problemas del sur de California.. Pero seria posible que el agua contaminada y la cantidad de deshechos se conviertan e...

OriginOil to Launch Its Permanent Technology Showcase at Model Fish Farm

For the first time, OriginOil will publicly demonstrate its field-scale systems to remove ammonia and disinfect fish ponds in a single step, and to harvest algae efficiently for healthy and ...

OriginOil Could Have An Algae Solution for Sustainable Aquaculture

Energy and feed costs have been identified as two of the key issues facing the future growth of aquaculture - a technology which must grow if the world’s human population is going to increas...

Water Cleanup Technology Demo Announced

OriginOil developed the Electro Water Separation technology, which the company describes as a high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water. The company will inaugu...

OriginOil to launch its permanent technology showcase

The technology demonstration will highlight the ability of OriginOil’s EWS technology to reduce ammonia levels and kill aquatic pathogens, as well as to harvest algae rapidly.

OriginOil launching fish farm technology showcase

Many fish farms in the Coachella Valley have closed in recent years due to high energy and feed costs. As a result, aquaculture facilities such as Aqua Farming Tech are pioneering ways to im...

OriginOil Is Launching Permanent Technology Showcase at Model Fish Farm

OriginOil will publicly demonstrate its field-scale systems for the first time that remove ammonia and disinfect fish ponds in a single step, and harvest algae efficiently for healthy and ec...

OriginOil Algae Screen verified by academics

The researcher, who intends to publish a peer-reviewed paper on the process, found that the Algae Screen prototype required less than 0.1 watt-hour of electricity per gallon of treated water...

OriginOil’s Algae Screen verified by St. Cloud U.

lgae Screen specifications and product information are available at its product page. The price of $5,900 plus shipping includes remote consultation with Jose Sanchez Piña, OriginOil’s vice ...

AIM Interview: Jose Sanchez Piña

Currently Vice President of QA & Services at OriginOil Inc., Jose Sanchez Piña is a veteran in the design and field operation of open pond, photobioreactor and dark-growth algae production s...

OriginOil triples capacity of entry-level algae harvester

The EWS Algae unit, now designated as Model 12, offers reduced energy consumption due to an improved design that reduces electrical resistance and boosts harvesting performance.

The New Age of Marine Nutraceuticals

Astaxanthin, which gives salmon and flamingos their pink color, could be a huge market on its own, according to statements by OriginOil, Los Angeles, CA, and Garden State bioEnterprises (GSb...

OriginOil Launches Electro Water Separation Model 12; Tripling Entry-Level Algae Harvester Capacity

In California, OriginOil announced it has tripled the capacity of its entry-level algae harvester from four to twelve liters per minute at no additional cost, with improved energy efficiency...

OriginOil Launches EWS Model 12 Algae Harvester

The available intelligent power management system can take readings via sensors on parameters such as salinity, temperature, pH and algal density, to better manage and dispense energy to ach...

Ennesys buys OriginOil’s non-core patents

Ennesys, based in Nanterre, France, is to acquire three of the company’s early patent applications...

OriginOil Launches Electro Water Separation Model 12

OriginOil VP of quality assurance and services Jose Sanchez unveiled the new harvester’s improved capacity, energy efficiency and available intelligent power management, as well as its abili...

OriginOil introduces Electro Water Separation Model 12

The new system's improved design reduces electrical resistance and enhances harvesting performance, and ultimately reduces energy consumption, while the available intelligent power managemen...

OriginOil to sell patent applications to Ennesys

Ennesys has agreed to repay OriginOil's research and development (R&D) costs apart from an ongoing licensing fee on revenue from the patents.

OriginOil Sells Algae Patents to Ennesys Joint Venture

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has agreed to transfer three of its early patent applications to its French joint venture, Ennesys.

OriginOil signs pay-per-barrel agreement with ISI for water treatment system

OriginOil, Inc., a provider of water cleanup technology for the oil and gas, algae, and other water industries, has signed its first pay-per-barrel agreement with Industrial Systems, Inc., o...

Ennesys, la start-up qui a séduit François Hollande

French president made a special visit to Ennesy near Paris where OriginOil algae tech turns waste into energy!

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