Newalta and DuPont Collaborate on Water Processing Technology
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 -- Newalta Corporation
(TSX:NAL) and DuPont Canada have signed a development agreement to
test an innovative water processing technology in the Alberta oil and
"Fresh water is a critical issue in the oil and gas industry and we
are collaborating with DuPont Canada to find the most creative
environmental solutions we can for our customers," said Doug
Pecharsky, Newalta's Senior Vice President of New Markets. "The water
processing technology removes solids from water and facilitates a
higher level of water re-use for customers at their sites."
"As a dynamic science company, DuPont is focused on helping to secure
the world's energy future. One specific goal is to provide meaningful
and sustainable solutions to the most significant productivity,
environmental and safety challenges in oil and gas production," said
Basil El-Borno, Director of Oil and Gas for DuPont Canada.
"Collaborating with Newalta gives us an opportunity to rapidly
demonstrate technologies in an operating environment where we expect
to make a significant difference in the recovery and re-use of
valuable water resources."
The collaboration between the companies will combine DuPont's
innovative scientific and technical expertise with Newalta's
operating capabilities and customer relationships.
Newalta (TSX:NAL) is North America's leading provider of innovative,
engineered environmental solutions that enable customers to reduce
disposal, enhance recycling and recover valuable resources from
industrial residues. We serve customers onsite directly at their
operations and through a network of 85 locations in Canada and the
U.S. Our proven processes, portfolio of more than 250 operating
permits and excellent record of safety make us the first choice
provider of sustainability enhancing services to oil, natural gas,
petrochemical, refining, lead, manufacturing and mining markets. With
a skilled team of more than 2,000 people, two decade track record of
profitable expansion and commitment to commercializing new solutions,
Newalta is positioned for sustained future growth and improvement.
For more information, visit www.newalta.com.
DuPont (NYSE:DD) has been bringing world-class science and
engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative
products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes
that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought
leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as
providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing
dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.
For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.
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