The power industry is the backbone of all other industrial sectors, making it the largest worldwide in terms of the number and value of projects and facilities. Developing economies continue to need to expand their power bases, while developed economies face aging infrastructure and increased legislation regarding emissions and the use of renewable energy are driving capital spending.

Power, oil and gas, and renewable providers face ever-increasing environmental challenges in their efforts to meet growing demand for reliable and safe operations. Nearly every aspect of the energy market from cooling ponds for generating plants, routing of oil and gas pipelines, to subsea transmission lines can be subject to environmental review and need for erosion and scour protection.

The energy industry is comprised of:

  • The petroleum industry including, petroleum refiners and fuel transport
  • The gas industry, including natural gas extraction and coal gas manufacture, electrical power industry, including electricity generation
  • The coal industry
  • The nuclear power industry
  • The renewable energy industry made up of alternative and sustainable energy, including those involved in hydroelectric power, wind power and the manufacture

Synthetex uses a proven approach and dependable products to maximize value for private and public infrastructure projects in the energy industry. Whether you are maintaining or improving existing infrastructure, planning new construction to expand capacity or seeking to minimize life-cycle costs, Synthetex offers you sustainable solutions to accomplish it.

Market Sectors

Conventional Generation

When designing and operating a thermal power plant, the by-products and their effects have to be heavily considered. (read more)


The most popular water and wastewater treatment around the world is also one of the simplest and least expensive. (read more)

Nuclear Power

As with conventional generation of power, waste heat energy, which remains due to the finite efficiency of the power cycle, is released directly into the atmosphere, directly to river or lake water, or indirectly into the atmosphere using a cooling tower with river or lake water used as a cooling medium. (read more)

Wind Power

Offshore wind power relies on wind farms built in bodies of water to produce electricity from wind. (read more)

Oil and Gas - Onshore

Pipeline crossings of perennial, intermittent and ephemeral stream channels need to be built in consideration of floods to prevent breakage and contamination of runoff during times of high flow. (read more)

Oil and Gas - Offshore

In some areas, a pipeline may cross water expanses including rivers, seas, straits, canals and streams. In other areas, they lie entirely on the seabed. (read more)

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