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Well-to-Wheels Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canadian Oil Sands

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 25, 2015)

Are greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oil sands higher than those from conventional oil? Apparently yes, according to a new study funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy. It says oil from Canada’s oil sands produce greenhouse-gas emissions that average 20% more than from oil from conventional U.S. crude. The study ...

State of Oil and Gas Production & Methods for Produced and Flowback Water Treatment - White Paper

by MIOX Corporation  (Jun. 10, 2015)

FRACTURING MEANS CLEAN ENERGY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH For over 60 years, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations have safely and successfully delivered the oil and natural gas needed to answer our nation's demand. In 2011, the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce reported that, "Hydraulic fracturing has opened access to ...

ABUTEC and Venture Engineering Create and Customized System Specific for Processing Natural Gas Liquids - Case Study

by ABUTEC LLC  (Jun. 10, 2015)

While ABUTEC operates across various industry segments providing the highest efficiency control of waste gas, a majority of the projects and applications ABUTEC participates in lie within the oil industry. Recently, ABUTEC along with experienced process-engineering firm Venture Engineering, was commissioned to create a custom NGL (natural gas ...

Solar:The Next Shale?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 8, 2015)

That is a key question asked in a February 2nd Press Release from Wood Mackenzie, a world leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries. Just as shale extraction technologies took oil and gas markets by storm, solar technologies too hold the potential to ...

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

by Associated Press  (Feb. 10, 2015)

The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed. After falling nearly 60 percent from a peak last June, the price of oil bounced back more than 20 percent as January turned to February. Then, on Tuesday, it sunk 5 percent, closing just above $50. Oil has fallen or risen by 3 percent or more on 14 of 27 ...

Hydraulic Fracturing Market Analysis By Technology, Material (Proppant), Application (Shale Gas, Tight Gas, Tight Oil) To 2020

by Grand View Research  (Oct. 14, 2014)

The global hydraulic fracturing market is expected to reach USD 90.55 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Regulatory support in the form of tax benefits and financial incentives, particularly in North America and Asia Pacific is expected to drive the global hydraulic fracturing market over the next six years. ...

The Middle East should think twice about fracking

by SciDev.Net  (Jun. 1, 2015)

Securing energy resources is critical for fuelling development, but deciding which types of energy to invest in will affect a country’s future in many ways — and not all are good when it comes to shale gas. Four countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) ...

Does shale gas mean cheap gas?

by ENER-G  (Sep. 11, 2014)

What is the true impact of shale gas extraction in the UK? Swathes of the British population are against fracking (the process of releasing natural gas trapped within shale rock formations) due to its perceived visual impact and environmental concerns. Two out of three of the main political parties apparently support further exploration and ...

Business-as-unusual outlook for oil in the medium term

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 10, 2015)

There is a curious twist to the many messages emerging from the International Energy Agency (IEA) annual Medium-Term Oil Market Report (MTOMR) released today. On the one hand, says the Agency, it will be ...

How to Deal with Drilling Waste

by KOSUN Machinery  (Jun. 17, 2015)

At present, environmental protection is a basic state policy in China, and it has been a strategic mission and goal for our country to maintain a sustainable development of society, economy and environment. Along with the continuous improvement of environmental laws and the increasing environmental awareness among people, the departments concerned ...

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