Zero-Liquid Discharge Desalination of Hypersaline Shale Gas Wastewater: Challenges and Future Directions

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Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Unconventional natural gas extraction from tight shale reservoirs, or “shale gas”, has recently emerged as an attractive energy resource to face the rising worldwide demand.


Zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) Shale gas wastewater Thermal and membrane desalination Water reuse and recycling 



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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under grant agreement No. 640979.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Chemical Process EngineeringUniversity of AlicanteAlicanteSpain

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