Thetis Environmental Inc
Water used in many industries can be filtered and re-used – provided that the filtering technology can efficiently operate at high temperatures and produce a clean stream. Polymeric membranes have been proven very reliable for many years, but their inability to handle high temperatures prevented their adoption in demanding applications. Thetis Environmental is developing a new line of highly efficient membrane filtration systems operating at ambient and high temperatures. This new technology is capable of removing soluble oils and smaller impurities compared to incumbent technologies while maintaining a high productivity during continuous service. This project will first see the construction of a pilot plant to produce the membranes followed by the demonstration of those membranes under three different applications (industrial waste water de-oiling, high temperature liquid/solids separation like thermophilic anaerobic processes and oil-and-gas produced water).