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  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Wyden: FracFocus a `constructive` tool on drilling

    A website partially funded by the oil and gas industry could be a "constructive" tool for federal regulators as they consider requiring public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, Senate Energy Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said Thursday. Wyden, D-Ore., stopped short of endorsing the website, FracFocus.org, but said it could be helpful as lawmakers and federal agencies ...


    By Associated Press

  • Texas Property Contamination Lawyer Says Homeowners Deserve Protection from Drilling Chemicals

    Houston property contamination attorney Kurt Arnold expressed concern that the Texas Railroad Commission will allow oil and natural gas companies to keep secret the chemical recipes of the hydraulic fracturing fluids they are using to explore ...


    By PRWeb

  • Significance of Drilling Mud Solids Control

    It’s well know that solids content has influence on drilling process. Then, how to make the oil or gas drilling process better? The answer definitely is using solid control system to control the solid content. But what is the solids control? Let's have a look together. According to the different medium, mud is divided into water-based mud, oil-based ...


  • Kroff, Inc. to Offer Expertise on Safe Water Reuse in Marcellus Drilling at Pittsburgh Chemical Day

     Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, is pleased to announce that Kevin Flaherty, account manager for Kroff Well Services (KWS), Inc., will serve as a featured speaker during the 45th Annual Pittsburgh ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

  • Oilfield Chemicals to 2015

    US demand to exceed $13 billion in 2015 Demand for oilfield chemicals in the US is expected to surpass $13 billion in 2015. The oilfield chemical market suffered a downturn in 2009 due to the precipitous decline in oil and gas prices. However, oil prices have rebounded and shale gas development has proceeded at a rapid rate. Both of these factors have served to boost oilfield chemical demand ...


  • Interior allows more comments for drilling rule

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas - and their critics - will have 60 more days to comment on a new rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on public lands. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the extension Thursday after industry groups and environmentalists said they needed more time to digest a 171-page "fracking" rule issued last month. The rule requires companies for ...


    By Associated Press

  • Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine

    Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste. The penalty is the largest the state has ever imposed on the shale gas industry. Range, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said in a statement that it accepts the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ...


    By Associated Press

  • Interior issues new drilling rule on public land

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production. The new draft rule ...


    By Associated Press

  • US drilling states guided on handling quakes

    A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater. The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

    In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to a review that casts doubt on industry suggestions that such problems rarely happen. The Associated Press requested data on drilling-related complaints in Pennsylvania, Ohio, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

    Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday. The center is a partnership between major energy companies, environmental groups and charitable foundations. Its certification process ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania combine on gas drilling

    Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania on Tuesday agreed to cooperate in attracting shale gas development and jobs to their region over the next three years rather than compete with each other. The states signed an agreement during the Tri-State Shale Summit in Morgantown, West Virginia. They said they've agreed to coordinate marketing efforts, workforce development, investment strategies and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Turn your used drill bits into a valuable resource!

    Sandvik Mining will pay a premium market price for clean, uncontaminated, used cemented carbide bits. This is not limited to Sandvik manufactured products; similar drill bits produced by other suppliers will also be accepted. A centralized collection depot has been established in each country; all Sandvik Mining Customer Service Centres have now been set up to receive used carbide-enhanced ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Torque Test Ensures Reliability of Steerable Drills

    Hydrocarbon drilling accuracy has been increased tenfold by using adapted advanced aerospace guidance systems. And an equally innovative torque sensor ensures efficiency during the equipment's regular programmed maintenance. ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Baker Hughes to disclose fracking chemicals

    The drilling services company Baker Hughes on Wednesday implemented a policy of disclosing all of the chemicals used in its fracking operations. Environmental groups and local communities have for years been pushing for full disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique also known as fracking. In response, the oil and gas industry set up an online database that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Board: Oil Drilling Risks Remain from Device Woes

    The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains a potentially catastrophic problem today for some offshore drilling, according to a federal safety board investigation. The report issued Thursday by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board details the multiple failures and improper testing of the blowout preventer and blames bad management and operations for the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Drilling Fluids & Completion Fluids Industry – Trends, Analysis & 2018 Forecasts

    Drilling Fluids (Drilling Mud) Market & Completion Fluids Market: by Types (Water-Based Systems, Oil-Based Systems, Synthetic-Based Systems, Other Based Systems), Application Areas (Onshore and Offshore) & Geography - Forecast to 2018" new market research report to its store. Drilling fluids and completion fluids are essential tools for conducting any drilling and exploration ...

  • Sinorock self drilling anchor bolt system go abroad

    Sinorock is an  outstanding self drilling anchor bolt manufacturer with ISO and CE certified,this means you can count on us to meet all chemical and physical certifications you require.Sinorock also offers standard self drilling anchor bolts for all application types.In addition to the ...


    By sinorock

  • Sinorock self drilling rock bolts are manufactured to a highest standard of quality

    Sinorock is your number one source for all your custom self drilling rock bolt needs. We have been in the custom self drilling rock bolt business for almost 10 years, and are the leader in high quality self ...


    By sinorock

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