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  • Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...


    By Associated Press

  • New screw pump from Colfax Fluid Handling

    Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), will in June begin deliveries of a new screw pump for lubricating liquids. The new series covers a wide capacity range with a variety of installation variations. The pumps are suitable even for rough operating conditions. The new "CFH M" series is ideal for pumping all types of lubricating liquids like lubricating and hydraulic ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Stators from Colfax Fluid Handling: up to triple service life

    Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), will present a new stator material at the IFAT trade fair in Munich (booth A6.129/230). Alldur was specially developed for use in sewage treatment plants and for pumping abrasive wastewater. The elastomer's new chemical composition and production methods can increase service life by up to three times. Alldur stators are ...


    By Colfax Corporation

  • Colfax Fluid Handling exhibiting complete line of wastewater solutions at IFAT trade show

    Colfax Fluid Handling, a unit of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), will exhibit its complete line of Allweiler pumps for sewage plants at the IFAT show in Munich (Hall A6, Booth 139/238). This includes everything from macerators and peristaltic pumps to progressive cavity pumps, centrifugal pumps, and propeller pumps in a wide range of sizes. Allweiler's redesigned Alldur stator and the ...


    By Colfax Corporation

  • Fort Peck Tribes are first in nation to assume key groundwater protection responsibilities

    The Fort Peck Tribes Underground Injection Control (UIC) program has been approved by the US EPA, making the Tribes the first in the nation to assume the program to protect underground drinking water sources. As a result of this action, the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux (Fort Peck) Tribes of Montana are authorized to administer and enforce their own Class II injection well program under the ...

  • Fracking water quality concerns

    The extraction of natural gas from deep shale formation requires the use of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking', which involves injecting water and chemicals to rupture deep shale. A predicted boom in Michigan has raised public concerns about water supply, use and contamination. A new natural gas exploration and production boom could be starting in Michigan in the wake of a surprisingly ...

  • New screw pumps reduce operating costs by up to 40%

    The new generation of screw pumps from Colfax Fluid Handling reduces operating costs by up to 40%. As complete pump sets consisting of the pump, motor, and a frequency converter, they achieve these savings without additional investment. Colfax Fluid Handling promises a leap forward in technology that dramatically reduces operating costs of screw pumps for the first time in decades – ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Global Oilfield Chemicals is Expected to Reach $28 billion in 2016

      Global Oilfield Chemicals is Expected to Reach $28 billion in 2016 This study analyzes the world oilfield chemical industry. It presents ...

  • EPA releases draft findings of pavillion, wyoming ground water investigation for public comment and independent scientific review

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a draft analysis of data from its Pavillion, Wyoming ground water investigation. At the request of Pavillion residents, EPA began investigating water quality concerns in private drinking water wells three years ago. Since that time, in conjunction with the state of Wyoming, the local community, and the owner of the gas field, Encana, ...

  • Major oil and gas firm to list fracking chemicals

    A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a shift for a major firm; it's unclear if others will follow suit. The oil and gas industry has said the fracking chemicals are disclosed at tens of thousands of wells, but ...


    By Associated Press

  • DOE-Sponsored Project Shows Huge Potential for Carbon Storage in Wyoming

    The Wyoming Rock Springs Uplift could potentially store 14 to 17 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), according to results from a Department of Energy-sponsored study. This is equal to 250 to 300 years’ worth of CO2 emissions produced by the Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Oil and Gas Market for Sedimentation and Centrifugation Equipment will be $400 Million this Year

    Sales of clarifiers, dissolved air flotation, hydro-cyclones and centrifuges for the oil and gas industry will be level in 2016 at $400 million. This makes it a small segment in the $7.4 billion sedimentation and centrifugation market. The reduction in drilling activity has a significant impact on sales of this equipment. There are a few bright spots. For example, with fewer new holes to act as ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Aquatech dewatering expands services into Newfoundland and Labrador

    Aquatech Dewatering Company and Aquatech Pump and Power announced that they are expanding their services to the Canadian East Coast and plan to open a full service branch in Newfoundland this year. Aquatech currently is an exclusive distributor of Godwin Pumps, Hudig Pumps and Dragflow Pumps. Aquatech is a fast growing, full service provider of dewatering services in the mining and construction ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Aquatech dewatering expands services into newfoundland and labrador

    Aquatech Dewatering Company and Aquatech Pump and Power announced that they are expanding their services to the Canadian East Coast and plan to open a full service branch in Newfoundland this year. Aquatech currently is an exclusive distributor of Godwin Pumps, Hudig Pumps and Dragflow Pumps. Aquatech is a fast growing, full service provider of dewatering services in the mining and construction ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • New IHS study: water management at forefront of exploration and production operators’ considerations

    The significant variability of available water resources on a regional level, combined with drought stress in some areas and increasing water-use demands from across all segments of the economy, is driving water management issues to the forefront of U.S. exploration and production (E&P) operations’ considerations, and accounts for $8 billion in spending for water services in U.S. ...


    By IHS

  • DOE funds 15 new solar power storage and heat transfer projects

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced selections for negotiations of award under the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids and Novel Thermal Storage Concepts for Concentrating Solar Power Generation. These 15 new projects, for up to approximately $67.6 million, will facilitate the development of lower-cost energy storage for concentrating solar ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Aquatech Dewatering Expands Services Into Newfoundland and Labrador

    Aquatech Dewatering Company and Aquatech Pump and Power announced that they are expanding their services to the Canadian East Coast and plan to open a full service branch in Newfoundland this year. Aquatech currently is an exclusive distributor of Godwin Pumps, Hudig Pumps and Dragflow Pumps. Aquatech is a fast growing, full service provider of dewatering services in the mining and construction ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • High-risk fossil fuel boom

    The most direct path to America's newest big oil and gas fields is U.S. Highway 12, two lanes of blacktop that unfold from Grays Harbor in Washington State and head east across the top of the country to Detroit. The 2,500-mile route has quickly become an essential supply line for the energy industry. With astonishing speed, U.S. oil companies, Canadian pipeline builders, and investors from all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Secretary of Energy advisory board subcommittee releases shale gas recommendations

    A diverse group of advisors to Energy Secretary Steven Chu today released a series of consensus-based recommendations calling for increased measurement, public disclosure and a commitment to continuous improvement in the development and environmental management of shale gas, which has rapidly grown to nearly 30 percent of natural gas production in the United States. Increased transparency and a ...


    By US Department of Energy

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