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September 16, 2014

When Is Natural Gas Good?

Co-founder Nicholas Eckelberry reports on his successful trip to China, where the technology is being proven with the right partners. And natural gas is helping renewable energy in unexpected ways, while OriginOil can help with the issues of water consumption. Read More

August 27, 2014

The Horrendous California Drought

California’s drought is horrendous, and likely to get much worse. California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a $7.5 billion dollar bond issue to address water issues, and we are ready with our partners. Meanwhile, OriginOil is taking its demonstration system on the road in September! Read More

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

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