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  • Sercel Extends Frontiers of Downhole Operations with Launch of GeoWave II

    Sercel announced today the launch of GeoWave II, an innovative new downhole seismic tool for conducting safe and efficient Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP) and hydraulic fracture monitoring surveys in the most hostile well environments. GeoWave II is the industry’s first digital multi-level array specifically designed for high-temperature, high-pressure wells. It is capable of continuous ...


    By CGG

  • Sensing Success

    The Australian Deep Exploration Technologies Co-operative Research Centre has signed a commercialisation agreement with Boart Longyear for its downhole sensing tool The Deep Exploration Tech- nologies CRC (DET CRC) has been established to address the most significant chal- lenge to the future of the miner- als industry, i.e. the reduction in the mineral-resources inventory due to high production ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Henry ‘Hank’ Baski receives NGWA’s Life Member Award

    Henry “Hank” Baski, president of Baski Inc., Englewood, Colorado, has received a Life Member Award from the National Ground Water Association for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry and NGWA. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Baski holds seven patents and continues to develop new ...

  • Department of Energy awards up to $38 million to advance technology and reduce cost of geothermal energy

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $38 million over three years for projects to accelerate the development of promising geothermal energy technologies and help diversify America’s sources of clean, renewable energy. Thirty-two innovative projects in 14 states will develop and test new ways to locate geothermal resources and improve resource characterization, drilling, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE US$78m fund to promote enhanced geothermal systems

    At the National Geothermal Conference in Reno, Nev., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Steve Chalk announced the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) awards under a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for research, development and demonstration of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) for next-generation geothermal energy technologies.  Subject to annual appropriations, the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Crosshair Drills 0.12% eU3O8 over 20 Feet at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing drill program on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project in southwest Wyoming. A total of 224 holes (42,032 feet) have been drilled to date. The 2011 program is designed to confirm historical results, which indicated that the Project was amenable to an open-pit, heap leach ...


    By Marketwire

  • Crosshair Drills 0.07% eU3O8 Over 27 Feet at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing drill program on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project in southwest Wyoming. A total of 245 holes (48,049 feet) have been drilled to date. The 2011 program is designed to confirm historical results, which indicated that the Project was amenable to an open-pit, heap leach ...


    By Marketwire

  • Crosshair Drills 0.11% eU3O8 over 29 Feet at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing drill program on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project in southwest Wyoming. The 2011 program is designed to confirm historical results, which indicated that the Project was amenable to an open-pit, heap leach operation. Results from the first 86 holes of the 2011 program are ...


    By Marketwire

  • Projects Selected for Safe and Permanent Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research is focused on developing technologies to capture industrially generated CO2, and safely and permanently store it in underground geologic formations, in order to reduce the amount of CO2 being ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Crosshair Continues Toward NI 43-101 Resource Estimate at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its 2011 drill program at the Juniper Ridge uranium project in southwest Wyoming. The 2011 program of 400 mud rotary holes, totaling 78,253 feet, has confirmed the historical data from the property which indicated 5.2 million tons of uranium, grading 0.067% U3O8 for a total of 6.97 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Jewell Instruments, LLC announces new Force-Balanced Miniature (0.717 inch, 18.2 mm diameter) Quartz Flexure Accelerometer Sensors to their Inertial Sensors and Controls product line

    Jewell Instruments, a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of sensors and controls, meters and avionics, industrial test equipment, geophysical, and geotechnical products, today announced the addition of their new QFM-180 high temperature force-balanced miniature quartz flexure accelerometer sensors to their Inertial Sensors and Controls product group. The QFM-180 is the newest quartz ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2015 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding technical presentations from the global geothermal community for 2015. The selections were made in each of the GRC Technical Sessions held in late September at the 39th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2014 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding technical presentations from the global geothermal community for 2014. The selections were made in each of the GRC Technical Sessions held in late September/early October at the 38th GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


  • Crosshair Drills 0.16% eU3O8 Over 15.5 Feet at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the first set of results from the ongoing drill program on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project in southwest Wyoming. The 2011 program is designed to confirm historical results, which indicated that the Project was amenable to an open-pit, heap leach operation. Results have now been verified for the first 57 ...


    By Marketwire

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    By Thomson Reuters

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