Wastewater Recycling: How it’s Done

Ecologix Environmental Systems President & CEO, Eli Gruber spent some time discussing wastewater recycling in the oil and gas industry with Conway Irwin at Breaking Energy. The following article gives an account of three executives of companies with different methodologies for managing spent frac water. While various wastewater recycling technologies have the same ultimate goal…

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New System Offers Holistic Approach to Frack Water Treatment

NEW SYSTEM OFFERS HOLISTIC APPROACH TO FRACK WATER TREATMENT May 02, 2013 Karen Bowman Rigzone Staff A wastewater treatment process long utilized in the food industry now is available to treat flowback and produced water from hydraulic fracturing. Established in 2002, Alpharetta, Georgia-based Ecologix Environmental Systems has provided wastewater treatment services to companies such as…


Recycling Produced and Flowback Water for Fracking

A recent publication by the Society of Petroleum Engineers examines a study performed by Halliburton and XTO Energy in which they successfully used produced water for crosslinked-gel-based hydraulic fracturing. The  attached paper gives further insight into what this accomplishment means for the oil & gas industry as a whole.

Eli Gruber at NAPE 2013

Ecologix Gets Spot on The Energy Makers Show at NAPE 2013

After delivering his presentation on Smart Water Management for the Fracking Industry at the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Houston,  Eli Gruber, President & CEO of Ecologix gave the following interview on The Energy Makers Show.  Eli discusses the adaptation of an existing technology to the oil & gas industry, and the waves it…

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How Would You Regulate Fracking?

Like it or not, fracking for oil and natural gas is, and will continue to be, an integral part of the US domestic energy policy. As with any political/economic/social issue, the people at the polar opposites of the spectrum have made their opinions very clear – with regards to fracking, you either love it or…

Fracking Regulations Are Coming

Fracking: Staying Ahead of the Regulatory Curve

Like it or not, studies indicate that fracking operations will continue and grow within the regions of the United States that boast large shale formations. Despite the fact that fracking is taking the lead as the top method for fossil fuel production, many would argue that the regulatory environment surrounding the practice has not kept…

Smart Frac Water Management

Smart Reuse Procedures to Take Full Advantage of Shale Opportunities

The oil & gas industry is beginning to optimize the processes surrounding  fracking, a move that signifies the maturation of a booming market sector. We’re glad to see the industry shifting in the right direction. That being said, Ecologix’s Eli Gruber produced the following article, published in the December 2012 issue of North American Oil…

Eli Gruber on Platts TV

Water Management Strategies for Fracking

At the end of 2012 we had the unique opportunity to attend the Platts Global Energy Awards as a finalist for our Integrated Treatment System for frac water treatment. During the trip, Ecologix President and CEO, Eli Gruber gave an interview to Platts Energy TV, discussing water management practices in the oil and gas industry,…