New U.S. Patent Filings Publish on Treatment of Hydraulic Fracturing Water, a Growth Industry

26 May 2012 Cleantech & Nano Publication

In 2012, at least five patent applications have published related to treatment of hydraulic fracturing water including waste water. We expect this number to grow. A variety of assignees are evident. Lux Research recently published a report on the subject of water treatment. Examples of patent filings include:

General Electric’s 2012/0097614 (interesting: DOE funding is evident);

Encana Corp.’s 2012/0085236 (Calgary);

Aquionics, Inc.’s 2012/0070339 (Kentucky);

Chevron’s 2012/0024525; and

Don Nevin’s 2012/0012307.

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