Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey Acquires MIOX

The acquisition broadens Johnson Matthey’s portfolio of water purification products and services

Johnson Matthey announces that on April 1, 2016 it acquired MIOX as a key technology within Johnson Matthey’s Water Technologies business, which is part of the company’s New Businesses Division.  The acquisition of the MIOX electrochemical generation business broadens Johnson Matthey’s portfolio of water purification products and services. Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Water Treatment Company of the Year

MIOX honored with Water Management Company of the Year at Oil and Gas Awards

On October 16, 2015 we were thrilled to receive the award for Water Management Company of the Year at  the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards. The annual Southwest and Midcontinent gala ceremony was held in Dallas, TX, where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered together to celebrate Operational Excellence, Innovation, Health & Safety and Environmental Leadership. Continue reading

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Produced Water Treatment Fayetteville Shale Arkanses

Solving the Challenge of Treating Variable Produced and Flowback Waters in Oil and Gas

One of the most challenging aspects of disinfecting produced and flowback waters is that the composition of these waters is often highly variable, especially when they are reused for additional production operations. Inspired by the chemistry that occurs when produced or flowback waters are treated with chlorine-based disinfectants, MIOX’s product development team has come up with Continue reading

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legionella water treatment

Legionella prevention starts with water treatment for biofilm removal

As we have recently seen in the news, in New York there have been more 10 deaths with more than 100 people infected with Legionnaire’s disease. Even though most of the water treatment for cooling towers, fountains and potable water supplies are treated with certain biocides for legionella prevention, why do we still see roughly 24,000 cases of Legionnaire’s disease every year around the globe? Continue reading

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Chlorine Gas is the Chemical Weapon in our own backyard

If you run a News Search on Google for chlorine gas, a plethora of recent events would welcome you:

Do you want to see the very same poisonous gas ISIS uses as a chemical weapon in YOUR neighborhood?

Sorry for a harsh attention gathering title here. The fact of the matter is that chlorine gas is used as a chemical weapon these days in Middle East primarily because it’s the most abundant method to treat water, and can very easily be stolen and “weaponized”.   Even more frightening, many water treatment plants in the United States use chlorine gas in great abundance with thousands of tons stored on location at all times.

Article Dangerous chemicals stored near Texas schools
Article U.S. Is Investigating That Islamic State Used Chlorine Gas
Video The Dangers of Chlorine Gas and a Safer Alternative

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SPE Presentation on Produced Water Treatment using Chloramines

MIOX presented Chloramine: An Effective Biocide for Produced Waters at the 2015 SPE Produced Water Handling and Management Symposium on May 21 in Galveston, TX.  The presentation by Dr. Andrew Boal focused on produced water treatment studies in Arkansas, California and Colorado using chloramines generated in situ through the reaction of electrochemically generated hypochlorite with ammonia. Continue reading

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Does Your Produced Water Have Hidden Treatment Powers?

Produced and Frac Water Treatment for RecycleMIOX is exhibiting and presenting a new technical paper at the SPE Produced Water Handling and Management Symposium on May 20-21 in Galveston, TX.  Our technical presentation by Dr. Andrew Boal focuses on produced water treatment using MIOX sodium hypochlorite generators to generate chloramines in situ through the reaction of hypochlorite with ammonia. Continue reading

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Recycled waste water for cooling tower make up

Semiconductor Manufacturer Recycles Waste Water for Cooling Tower Make up

A major semiconductor manufacturing facility replaces bromine and hypochlorite water treatment regimen with MIOX Mixed Oxidant Solution to recycle tooling process water for industrial cooling tower water treatment. The installation is particularly important as it proves yet again Mixed Oxidant Solution as an effective biocide for ammonia-laden waste water and in high pH environments.  Continue reading

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Industrial Cooling Water Treatment at ammonia plant

MIOX Hypochlorite Generator selected for Industrial Cooling Water Treatment at Top Ammonia Producer

Top Ammonia producer in United States replaces delivered 12.5% hypochlorite and bromine with MIOX sodium hypochlorite generator and is successfully controlling biological contaminants for cooling tower water treatment.  MIOX sodium hypochlorite generators are designed to produce the absolute lowest cost hypochlorite on the market.  Continue reading

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