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26 February 2017

With the treatment of flue gas desulphurization wastewater becoming mandatory in coal-fired plants, Prakash Govindan and Zhifeng Fan make the case for Carrier Gas Extraction as a cost-effective and performance-boosting solution Flue gas des...

2 January 2017

Gradiant, a technology company that specializes in industrial water solutions and innovations, is developing six brine concentration projects in China, two of which are in final stages of negotiation. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, the company ...

13 December 2016

With the recent upward, albeit gradual, trend in oil prices, a degree of cautious optimism has returned to the oil industry. Last week, oil climbed above $50/bbl and the US rig count was up for the sixth straight week. If Boston-based Gradiant has it...

12 October 2016

Six Brine Concentration Projects Being Developed in Partnership with Shanghai Electric Corporation BOSTON, October 12, 2016 – Gradiant, a technology company specializing in industrial water solutions and innovations, today annou...

15 September 2016

Introduces Gradiant Energy Services, Builds on Success of Proprietary Water Treatment Technologies BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2016 – Gradiant, a technology company specializing in industrial water solutions and innovations, today announc...

31 August 2016

Following the recent news that it had won contracts for four new build-own-operate produced water treatment projects in the US oil and gas industry, Boston-based Gradiant announced that it is currently developing six brine concentration projects in C...

24 August 2016

Global Water Intelligence calls Gradiant one of the two hottest new water technology companies in business today. Click here...

24 August 2016

In the three short years that Gradiant has been active in the produced water treatment market, the MIT spinout has had to adapt to highly varying market conditions. Widely fluctuating oil prices, increased regulatory oversight and evolving oil and ga...

8 December 2015

Amid a changing climate, population growth, rapid development, and pervasive urbanization, an unprecedented threat to the world’s food and water supply is more apparent than ever before. In fact, it is predicted that 70 percent more food will be ne...

21 September 2015

Awards totaling more than $30,000 US were presented at the 2015 IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse in San Diego, California. Six awards at $5,000 US, each selected by the World Congress Awards Committee including: The Emerging Lead...

1 September 2015

White Mountain Titanium (WMTC) has partnered with Boston-based Gradiant and Nexo Capital Partners to design, deploy and operate a desalination plant to service its Cerro Blanco Mining Project in Chile. By incorporating Gradiant’s suite of proprieta...

17 July 2015

Toward cheaper water treatment: MIT spinout makes treating, recycling highly contaminated oilfield water more economical View Full Story Here:

30 December 2014

Oilfield Produced Water Management: Which Technologies Will Gush to Success? View Full Story Here: Read More

15 December 2014

Just over a year after Boston-based Gradiant commissioned its first commercial treatment facility for Pioneer Natural Resources, the company announced that it has expanded the system, increasing its produced water treatment plant capacity to 12,000 b...

6 May 2014

In a little more than a year, Boston-based Gradiant’s humidification-dehumidification (HDH) technology has gone from a lab at MIT to being selected as GWI-WDR’s Technology Idol to commissioning its first commercial installation, which was then se...

8 April 2014

Winner: Permian Basin ZLD, USA. This project is the first commercial carrier gas extraction (CGE) unit to treat produced water from the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin. The 4,000 bbl/d plant treats hypersaline produced water from g...

29 April 2013

This year’s Technology Idol included technical and commercial presentations for four new desal-related technologies to a standing-room-only crowd. Following each presentation, the presenter was interviewed by four panelists before the audience vote...

5 February 2013

View Story: Purification on the Cheap. ...

17 December 2012

After completing a 12-month demonstration trial, a unique humidification-dehumidification (HDH) process is about to move from the laboratory to the oilfield. According to Prakash Narayan, an MIT researcher and co-developer of the process, the 1 m3/d ...