Big Biz Show, 14 Jun 2018: Riggs Eckelberry reveals that the WaterChain Consortium will have its kickoff meeting at OriginClear headquarters early next week, as the company's major blockchain initiative nears its formal launch.
Big Biz Show, 2 Jul 2018: How OriginClear is rolling out “rapid deployment, self-reliant water treatment systems” in the wake of launching an early stage coin initiative, WaterChain.
Big Biz Show, 17 Jan 2018: On the Big Biz Show, CEO Eckelberry reviews plans to acquire more companies in 2018, and commercial progress in the technology division.
15 Sep 2017: Riggs Eckelberry briefs the Big Biz audience on how OriginClear is ramping up commercial activities, creating a new consumer water purification segment, and acquiring more companies.
30 Mar 2017: On the Big Biz Show, how OriginClear’s technology is being scaled up in the oil and gas industry, and how building a group of water companies will help users clean their water right at the point of use.
Big Biz Show, 17 Feb 2015: The Big Biz Show plays the latest OriginOil field report from Lafayette Louisiana, featuring strong endorsements from industry insiders. CEO Riggs Eckelberry discusses the potential for harvesting algae in both good and bad situations (for example, algae blooms that choke up lakes and rivers), and reviews how the company combines direct sales, licensing and joint ventures to become a de facto standard in cleaning up vast quantities of contaminated water.
10 Nov 2016: Riggs Eckelberry says "all politics are local", and OriginClear continues to benefit from strong water policies in California, which are driving adoption in Kern County.
12 Oct 2016: Riggs joins the Biz Brew show, and discusses why our breakthrough water cleanup technology will be a major factor in our own water treatment network.
9 Sep 2016: CEO Riggs Eckelberry joins Biz Brew Show, where he talks about the future of the water treatment industry, and how the company’s acquisition strategy mirrors that of a major beer company.
Big Biz Show, 3 Apr 2015: China allocates $330 billion for water cleanup in 2015 alone, as OriginOil's Chinese subsidiary, OriginOil (HK), partners with Beijing Puresino Science & Technology to promote its water cleanup technology. Also, OriginOil is working with local service companies to implement its oil & gas water cleanup technology in California, where up to 10 barrels of water is recovered for every barrel of oil - most of which is currently being disposed of back into the ground.
23 Jul 2015: Petroleum Economist has announced that OriginClear, GE Oil & Gas, and ClearSign Combustion are the three nominees for this prestigious award. The winner will be announced on September 17, 2015 in London.
29 Aug 2017: At Sustain OC's Water Solutions 2 conference, Riggs Eckelberry presented OriginClear’s current mission to address the micro-toxins remaining in drinkable water, the timetable for development, and planned launch with an early commercial champion.
Big Biz Show, 15 Jun 2015: Now working with the nation’s foremost disaster recovery network, OriginClear sent its “crash truck” to Oklahoma City to clean up contaminated water after a flood ravaged a factory. The result: crystal-clear water, generated on-site. Now the joint venture expands its efforts nationwide.
Big Biz Show, 2 Jun 2015: Working closely with a national disaster recovery network, OriginClear’s compact “crash truck” comes in to separate out the clean water in a floodwater recovery situation. Muddy to clear in one step! Meanwhile in Bakersfield, an alliance with California State University continues to cement OriginClear’s increasing presence in the petroleum industry’s water cleanup sector.
Big Biz Show, 27 May 2015: Riggs Eckelberry goes onto Sully’s Biz Brew to announce the new OriginClear California drought documentary… can the oil industry help? Shows a dramatic trailer.
Big Biz Show, 26 May 2015: OriginClear is teaming with companies like Servpro to help with a range of contaminated water cleanups, from the recent oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, to flooding in Oklahoma City, where OriginClear has just deployed a mobile cleanup system.
Big Biz Show, 14 May 2015: Riggs Eckelberry reviews Chevron’s program to recycle its oil production water for crop irrigation – which can be widened, with OriginClear’s help, to the rest of the California oil industry. He also previews the latest documentary on the Great Drought, and announces a keynote address by OriginClear executive, Bill Charneski.
7 May 2015: OriginOil CEO talks about the company's name change to OriginClear and updates on recent commercialization progress in China.
Big Biz Show, 30 Apr 2015: OriginClear received an unexpected award from the Sustainable Business Council – why? As they say, “It’s the water, stupid”… Water is becoming “blue gold” and every drop is becoming precious. “Sully” Sullivan explores the reason for the company’s name change and screened a clip from the award ceremony (view the rest at vimeo.com/125868868, starting at minute 43).
Big Biz Show, 7 Apr 2015: Even before California's drought, our ground water was already being depleted. The situation is far worse now... The oil industry is actually a net producer of water that can be a source of 75 billion gallons of new water per year. Australia went through a similar drought and put in desalination, grey water and many other solutions that will come to California. OriginOil is key to the solution as its technology can treat vast quantities of contaminated water.
Big Biz Show, 20 Mar 2015: OriginOil announces successful cleaning of produced water at its research site in California’s Monterey Formation, where the water is being cleaned for potential use in enhanced oil recovery operations and local agriculture. OriginOil's technology may help clean up the 75 billion gallons of "found water" recovered in oil drilling operations in California each year.
Big Biz Show, 10 Mar 2015: OriginOil launches its new algae division, as sales begin to accelerate in this new and growing industry; while “JL” Kindler develops applications in waste treatment, taking advantage of China’s third-of-a-trillion dollar budget this year alone for water cleanup. And mandates are driving adoption of water cleanup, for example in Iowa’s multi-billion dollar pork industry, which is exploding as the Chinese source cheaper hogs in the USA.
Big Biz Show, 11 Feb 2015: The Energy Information Administration now predicts that US “Light Tight Oil” (LTO) will grow by two million barrels per day by 2020, while oil prices will remain below $100 for the foreseeable future. OriginOil has fielded a demonstration machine to help operators develop their cost cutting strategies for survival in the new environment. This machine is proving effective in reducing highly polluted water to nearly drinkable. Meanwhile, the Big Biz Show reports that Riggs Eckelberry has been named to the Who’s Who of Los Angeles Business.
Big Biz Show, 5 Feb 2015: CEO Riggs Eckelberry reports on successful testing at our research site in Bakersfield, and narrates pictures taken onsite this week, including a set of beakers indicating a major breakthrough. And OriginOil is running live demonstrations to potential customers on a near-daily basis.
Big Biz Show, 21 Jan 2015: 75 billion: that's how many gallons the California industry uses... much of it gushing out of deep underground formations. Most of it goes right back into disposal wells. Now, new technology from OriginOil could make it possible to recover this water for irrigation, and it nearly a billion dollars may be available through California's Proposition One.
Big Biz Show, 13 Jan 2015: On the Big Biz show, CEO Riggs Eckelberry shows exclusive pictures from OriginOil's new research site in Bakersfield, where a mid-size and large-scale unit are being tested successfully. He also explains how the company is dealing with international demand for its technology in its three main areas of application.
Big Biz Show, 1 Dec 2014: CEO Riggs Eckelberry discusses the dropping price of a barrel of oil, and the need for the Oil and Gas industry to lower their costs, currently spending as much as $9 per barrel of oil on water purchase, trucking and disposal. He also reports on OriginOil's coming launch of an academic, or "lab-scale", sized harvester, which will help the algae industry standardize testing.
25 Nov 2014: The Big Biz Show reviews OriginOil's new website with the new BLUE TECHNOLOGY positioning, catering to a half-trillion dollar, fast-growing world market for cleaning huge quantities of contaminated water. As an example, the market in the USA for cleaning up frack water is set to triple between now and 2020.
Big Biz Show, 5 Nov 2014: TechKnow’s reporter Crystal Dilworth visits OriginOil for an in-depth report. The report will air on 22 November, broadcasting to over 250 million homes worldwide. California’s Proposition 1, the Water Bond, which allocates over seven billion dollars to improve California’s water supply, passed by a two-thirds majority. Large budgets for water recycling and groundwater remediation offer an immediate opportunity for OriginOil’s large-scale, cost-effective cleanup technology.
21 Oct 2014: CEO Riggs Eckelberry reports on the first commercial sale in the Oil & Gas space, while deals progress in China as well. Oman's Gulf Energy, an oil service company with customers across the Arabian Peninsula, purchased a complete frack and produced water cleanup system which is rated to process 5,000 barrels per day of contaminated flowback water.
Big Biz Show, 11 Nov 2014: A recent study forecasts that the market for treatment and reuse of frack water will triple between now and 2020, taking the percentage of reuse to nearly 30% of all contaminated water by that time. In a time of dropping oil prices, the savings, which could total $1.40 per barrel of water treated, will provide a major motivation for operators.
More here: www.flowcontrolnetwork.com/articles/92322-hydraulic-fracturing-water-treatment-reuse-expected-to-soar
Big Biz Show, 6 Oct 2014: CEO Riggs Eckelberry announces the completion of the company's second generation frack water cleanup unit, which can process up to 3,000 barrels per day. He is joined by his brother and Co-Founder Nicholas Eckelberry who updates on the company's successful trip to the Algal Biomass Organization's 2014 Summit in San Diego, where interest was extremely high in the new OriginOil Algae Harvester.
Big Biz Show, 9 Sep 2014: On the Big Biz Show, OriginOil co-founder Nicholas Eckelberry describes his trip to China and OriginOil's potential part in China's one-trillion dollar program to cleanup its water. CEO Riggs Eckelberry also discusses OriginOil's new relationship with STW Resources in Texas and the forthcoming demonstrations in Fort Stockton over the coming weeks.
Big Biz Show, 12 Aug 2014: CEO Riggs Eckelberry discusses OriginOil's place in the booming Blue-Tech industry, encompassing oil & gas, algae and industrial sectors. He also discusses deal flow in the Middle East, and shares pictures of "Gen 2" (generation 2) version of CLEAN-FRAC, which can potentially handle up to 6,000 barrels per day.
Big Biz Show, 5 Nov 2013: CEO Eckelberry co-hosts the entire Big Biz Show, and discusses with co-founder Nicholas how five TRILLION dollars will be invested in U.S. shale oil and gas over the next twenty years, most of it in exploration and production, including water cleanup! [Excerpt]
Big Biz Show, 31 Oct 2013: Riggs Eckelberry explains how the company evolved into its current specialization as a technology to clean up contamination in large amounts of water, especially in frack water and aquaculture situations. He reviews the company business model and where it’s headed.