Firms form global zero liquid discharge partnership

Suez Environnement’s water services division Degrémont has signed a global partnership agreement with Swiss-based evaporator and crystallizer equipment and engineering services supplier, Evatherm to develop zero liquid discharge (ZLD) projects in the power and oil and gas industries.

The deal which takes in other industrial projects in oil and gas was announced as Suez took a minority share in Evatherm for and undisclosed sum.

A Degrémont spokesperson said the two companies are already working together on projects, and Evatherm will also continue to develop projects independently.

“This agreement strengthens Degrémont’s position in the industrial market and the oil and gas market in particular. Together with Evatherm and the recently acquired Process Group, we are well-positioned to pursue oilfield projects globally, including North America, and have already established references with the market leaders.”