Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and its partner Bauer Nimr were granted the Award for Excellence in Climate Action at the Qatar Sustainability Summit 2019 for their Nimr water treatment plant. The facility has a capacity to treat more than 1.1 million bbl/d of produced water with hydrocyclones and natural microbial processes in a constructed wetlands environment. The facility has reduced PDO’s energy intensity and carbon dioxide emissions.
Following the closing of a financing deal with Macquarie Capital for pipeline construction, Palisade Pipeline signed a water offtake agreement with the city of Lubbock, Texas. Palisade will receive up to 6 million gal/d of non-potable water from the Southeast Water Reclamation Plant, which it will transport to oil & gas producers in the Permian Basin.