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North Dakota pipeline leaks about 1M gallons of saltwater
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>Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall told The Associated Press that an underground pipeline near Mandaree leaked about 24,000 barrels, or just over 1 ...

NREL Releases Report on Policy Options to Advance Geothermal Exploration
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A new DOE report, published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, highlights findings from a review of five policy mechanisms that have been successfully applied to hydrothermal exploration activities around the globe – loan guarantees, drilling failure insurance, lending support, grants, and government-led exploration—and their applicability to the U.S. geothermal market. A ...

New IHS Kingdom 2015 Software Delivers Major Advances in Integration of Geology, Geophysics and Engineering Workflows
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IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, has launched IHS Kingdom® 2015, the latest release of its innovative geoscience software. This industry-leading application offers major integration advances such as dynamic map updates, geosteering and 3-D geology and fault attributes based on patent-pending technology, further enabling geologists, geophysicists and ...

Webinar: 5 Essential Steps for Managing Safety to Win Contracts in Construction
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Demonstrating that you have comprehensive commitment to safety isn’t just a nice to have in the construction business, it’s imperative. More and more construction projects are actually requiring contractors to show that they have a safety management system in place to protect workers, ensure compliance and reduce risk. Without it, you just can’t win those contracts. ...

Study: Municipal Solid Waste Could Contribute Significant Supply of Alternative Energy to U.S. Businesses, Communities
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A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University has found that if all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the United States were diverted to waste-to-energy (WTE) power plants, they could generate enough electricity to power nearly 14 million homes annually, or 12 percent of the U.S. total. ...

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