ConocoPhillips Sets Up Water Sustainability Center in Qatar

16 Jul 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar

— Oil and gas company ConocoPhillips plans to set up a global Water Sustainability Center in Qatar to examine ways of treating and using water by-products from oil production and refining operations, as well as projects relating to industrial and municipal water sustainability. The main incentive for establishing the water research center is the fact that the oil and gas center is increasingly forced to come up with new ways to support more cost-effective ways to treat water used in the production of hydrocarbons. At the same time, large volumes of additional water are being produced during the exploration and production phase of a field development...

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