The participants discussed the potential applications of the project solutions in other industries
LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas AD held a roundtable discussion dedicated to the implementation of LIFE20 ENV/BG/001042 LIFE WATEROIL Project and the opportunities for the transfer of the technologies and best practices used to other sectors of the economy. The discussion was attended by representatives of business, state and local administration, academia, environmentalists and journalists.
The implementation of LIFE WATEROIL Project aims at reducing the water consumption of the refinery by improving the treatment facilities of the plant and using specially developed safe bio-activators.
The participants in the Roundtable discussed the potential for transfer of the technologies involved in LIFE WATEROIL Project, which can be implemented in a number of sectors where sulfide-containing wastewater streams are generated in the production process, including in the cellulose industry, non-ferrous and ferrous metallurgy, urban and municipal treatment plants.
The practices and methodologies used in the implementation of the Project for environmental impact assessment in the future may become the basis for a new regulatory framework in this area.
LIFE20 ENV/BG/001042 LIFE WATEROIL Project received partial funding from the European Union under LIFE Program, as an initiative which improves the quality of the environment. The beneficiaries under the Project are: LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas AD - coordinating beneficiary, and associated beneficiaries: Municipality of Burgas, Technical Faculty of "Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov " University and Eurovix SPA, Italy - a leading company in the field of applied biotechnologies.