Produced water is an issue in the oil and gas industry. Produced water consists of a complex mixture of organic and inorganic compounds, caused by contact with rock formation underground and frac chemistry. As a result, its untreated discharge presents environmental concerns like hazardous inorganic and organic pollutants, which can end up leading environmental damage by killing water and plant life. This leads to extra costs in disposal and additional costs like operation costs for treatment and chemical usage. Furthermore, there can be long complicated operational problems, heavy sludge production, and poor oil-water separation. Conventional membrane filtration systems struggle with the primary constituents found in produced water, such as iron, total suspended solids (TSS), oils and grease, and bacteria, making treatment of the wastewater ineffective and expensive.


Swirltex has developed an innovative membrane filtration system that revolutionizes produced water treatment. Our buoyancy based membrane system is superior to conventional methods as it delivers significant operational and economic benefits to our clients.Some of these advantages include:

  • Improved removal of iron, TSS, bacteria, and oil
  • Energy efficient approach resulting in reduction in energy consumption
  • Automated operational system which is low maintenance
  • Significant increase in permeate production
  • Reclamation of wastewater
  • Reduction in environmental footprint with Swirtlex’s clean technology


At Swirltex, we aim to help our clients find the most efficient solution for their wastewater management needs. Our clean technology system outperforms traditional filtration through the unique combination of spiral flow and contaminant buoyancy manipulation. Our unit is modular and simple, therefore enabling ease of implementation and operation. We provide our clients with multiple options, some of which include monthly rentals, pilot testing, unit purchases, and retrofits. Swirltex has flexible solutions for the toughest wastewater streams. For more information, on how we can help you solve your produced water challenges, please take a look through our website or get in touch with us.