Comparing 2001 cynicism towards internet with 2014 cynicism towards cleantech

Remember the pub bores of circa 2001 who were adamant that the internet was a flash in the pan? At the time, with share prices of many internet pioneers in free fall, they may have seemed right. They weren’t. Facebook, Amazon, Linkedin and one or two others have done rather well in the intervening years. … Continue reading Comparing 2001 cynicism towards internet with 2014 cynicism towards cleantech

But what goes in must come out: Four separation start-ups to watch

While chemicals can solve or reduce some water problems, they can also create others. Chemicals and compounds injected into oil or gas wells will reappear mixed into the ‘flowback’ water, adding to the already complex challenge of produced water treatment. “The separation and recovery of viscosified polymer-rich produced waters is a huge challenge for the … Continue reading But what goes in must come out: Four separation start-ups to watch

Some chemicals in your water-energy-nexus? Six chem-tech start-ups impacting water in oil and gas

This is an extract from the LEIF Brief on Water Innovation in Oil and Gas, in association with Global Corporate Venturing, which will be presented on October 15th at a round table event in London, and published soon thereafter by Global Corporate Venturing. Click here to download an executive summary of the LEIF Brief, which … Continue reading Some chemicals in your water-energy-nexus? Six chem-tech start-ups impacting water in oil and gas

Ten Desalination Start-ups Focused on Oil and Gas

This is an extract from the LEIF Brief on Water Innovation in Oil and Gas, in association with Global Corporate Venturing, which will be presented on October 15th at a round table event in London, and published soon thereafter by Global Corporate Venturing. Click here to download an executive summary of the LEIF Brief, which … Continue reading Ten Desalination Start-ups Focused on Oil and Gas

The LEIF Brief: Water Innovation in Oil and Gas 2014 – Executive Summary

The LEIF Brief: Water Innovation in Oil and Gas 2014, in association with Global Corporate Venturing The LEIF Brief: Water Innovation in Oil and Gas 2014 will be presented at ‘Venturing in the water- energy Nexus’, a round-table discussion and seminar in London on October 15th, and published soon thereafter by Global Corporate Venturing. The … Continue reading The LEIF Brief: Water Innovation in Oil and Gas 2014 – Executive Summary