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August 17, 2014

On Stage With T. Boone Pickens

An "armchair conversation" with T. Boone Pickens, about fracking… at a renewable energy conference! In fact, the discussion was about the water – and how the oil industry can adopt best practices to get ahead of criticisms and be seen as benefiting agriculture and other users. Read More

August 4, 2014

GEN 2 Lands in LA

OriginOil's 16-foot GEN 2 electro-flotation module arrives from Colorado, painted "OriginOil Green", and we meet the team that will roll out this technology commercially. BLUE-TECH… Get used to hearing that term more, it’s our $500 billion industry, and growing! Read More

July 30, 2014

GEN 2 Leaked!

While our first gen systems wow customers, the lab team is hard at work on Gen 2, which will treat up to 10,000 barrels per day in a single shipping container! And now the technology is combined with world-class later stages for the CLEAN-FRAC™ product line. This is true industry disruption! Read More

June 30, 2014

Processing California’s Frack Water

OriginOil is now helping to process frack water from California’s Monterey Formation, and a new licensee is targeting Fortune 50 companies, while fracking is now launching outside the USA, especially in China. In fact, OriginOil has shipped a demo system to China, for testing by a multinational there. Read More

June 18, 2014


This chart says it all. It's the daily price of U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil blend as of yesterday's close and Hydraulic facturing, or fracking, is the only technology that can respond fast enough to feed this huge increase in demand. Our mission is to clean the large quantities of water involved, in increasingly drought-stricken areas. Read More

June 9, 2014

The President Votes for Fracking

President Obama just voted for fracking in the USA and with the EPA’s guidelines regarding fossil fuel-fired power plants only fracking can take the place of coal right now.The key is to get the cost of frack water treatment down. And our technology can do that, eliminating chemicals and potentially reducing the energy needed to treat the water. Read More

May 22, 2014

A Roadshow Video Worth Watching

A Roadshow Video Worth Watching! The whole team has been onsite for the past week, preparing night and day for our FIRST DEMONSTRATION SCALE SHOWCASE on the 27th. Read More

May 9, 2014

What’s This About Acquisitions?

On the Big Biz Show yesterday, CEO Riggs Eckelberry discussed the plan to acquire service companies treating frack water. It's an exciting new direction, and meanwhile everything we do continues as before, including the Thousand-Barrel Roadshow... which launches on May 27th in Delta, Colorado. Read More

April 29, 2014

You Did It!

CEO Riggs Eckelberry brought home two awards from the ABLC in Washington… Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer Nicholas Eckelberry will speak at European Algae Biomass 2014 in Seville next week. Chief Commercial Officer "JL" Kindler will be completing licensing deals now in progress. Read More

April 18, 2014

How One Award Could Become Two

Can one award become two? In addition to the Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy, we’re leading our category in the Transformative Technologies for 2014 poll, and CEO Riggs Eckelberry may find himself receiving two awards in Washington at the ABLC… On the petro front, the California showcase is turning into the Thousand Barrel Roadshow, hitting CO, TX and CA! Read More

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