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  • 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 ...


  • Baker Hughes introduces the next generation of fluids separation technologies

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its TRETOLITE™ SNAP fluids separation technologies, designed to help oil and gas operators maintain dry oil and good water quality, while also stabilizing operations and reducing costs—without limiting production—to improve overall ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • X-Change Corporation New Green Fracturing Fluid Technology "Rebound" Successful in Significant Increase of Initial Production Rates

    X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) announced today through their subsidiary, Cutbank Operating Company, the launch of a new green fracturing fluid system called "Rebound" for their drilling program in the Daniels and Roosevelt County Bakken Play . Due to successful well completions in the Eagleford, Texas Shale play, the company expects higher initial productions rates and larger reserve ...


  • 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 boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Aquatech Acquires Fluid Recovery Services, Creates Leading Water Management Services Network for Oil & Gas Producers in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Region

    Aquatech, a global leader in water treatment technology and service solutions, announces the acquisition of Fluid Recovery Services (FRS). Based in Creekside, PA, FRS operates a network of central, satellite and mobile facilities that deliver a menu of environmentally compliant and economically viable water management services. In addition to treatment, FRS offers numerous water management ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Companies Using Oil Skimmers to Clean Flowback

    Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a process that recovers natural gas and oil from deep shale formations that contain large amounts of the fuels. Fracking requires the drilling of a well vertically underground, past the deepest aquifer containing fresh groundwater. Steel surface casing is inserted down the well ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Heat exchanger blockages eliminated and acid cleaning no longer required

    Kaish Foods is one of the oldest food Companies in Jordan, established in 1926. The water in Amman the capital of Jordan is hard with the impact that the shell and tube heat exchanger in the Tetra-Pak machine used become increasingly inefficient and then after 500 hours of operation would become blocked with scale and the production process would have to be stopped whilst the heat exchanger was ...

  • Abanaki`s Oil Skimmer Line Ideal for Cleaning Water Used in Fracking

    Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) announced that several models in its industrial ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Repsol Exploration and Production USA Inc. settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at North Slope Alaska Spill

    Repsol E&P USA, Inc. agreed to pay a penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations at an oil exploration well pad on the North Slope, Alaska. According to a settlement announced on August 26 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the company’s exploration well drilling equipment leaked well testing fluids onto the frozen, snow-covered arctic tundra in April of 2013. On April 9, ...

  • New Vermeer reclaimer meets the challenges of urban pipeline work

    Vermeer has introduced a new product to its pipeline installation equipment line. The R400T joins the R9x12T reclaimer — introduced in 2010 — as a self-contained drilling fluid reclaiming system. The R400T was designed for the growing demands of underground projects — whether in congested, urban utility work or large pipeline installation — while minimizing the impact on ...


    By Vermeer

  • Oil companies frack in coastal waters off Calif.

    Companies prospecting for oil off California's coast have used hydraulic fracturing on at least a dozen occasions to force open cracks beneath the seabed, and now regulators are investigating whether the practice should require a separate permit and be subject to stricter environmental review. While debate has raged over fracking on land, prompting efforts to ban or severely restrict it, offshore ...


    By Associated Press

  • R3 Fusion Selected to Demonstrate Frac Water Treatment Technology

    R3 Fusion, Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselaer Technology Park, announced that it has executed a contract to demonstrate its patented SPaCeR™ technology on the treatment of flowback water generated in hydraulic fracking operations. Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the ...


    By R3 Fusion

  • 2016 Specialty Oilfield Chemicals Market by Types, Applications, Trends

    Global Specialty Oilfield Chemicals Market worth $10.9 Billion by 2016 The industry is expected to grow from $7,329.2 million in 2011 to $10.9 Billion by 2016, at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2011 to 2016. North America holds the largest share; i.e. 61% in the global market for specialty oilfield chemicals in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% to reach $6,523.2 million in 2016. This results ...


  • NLB introduces 1,000 HP convertible water jet unit

    NLB’s latest convertible units, the NLB 1005 Series, are the first in the water jet industry to combine the power of 1,000 hp (746 kW) with 4,000 psi-to-20,000 psi convertibility (275 bar to 1,400 bar) for really big jobs. These rugged units offer the same reliability, easy maintenance and low operating cost as other NLB convertible ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Kenics™Heat Exchangers are Superior to Conventional Empty Tube Heat Exchangers

    Kenicsheat exchangers offer a highly efficient design consisting of streamlined Kenicsstatic mixer elements for superior performance compared to conventional straight, empty tube heat exchangers. Conventional straight, empty tube designs allow laminar build up from the process fluid on the internal tube walls which inhibits flow and diminishes the heat transfer process.Kenics heat ...


    By National Oilwell Varco

  • ASTM D6066 - 11 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    Normalization of penetration resistance data is a frequently used method to evaluate the liquefaction susceptibility of sands. A large case history database from many countries has been accumulated to estimate instability of saturated sands during earthquakes (1,2,3,4). This test is used extensively for a great variety of geotechnical exploration programs where ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA: No Widespread Harm to drinking Water from Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained. A draft study issued by the agency found specific instances where poorly constructed drilling wells or improper ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA: No Widespread Harm to drinking Water from Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained. A draft study issued by the agency found specific instances where poorly constructed drilling wells or improper ...


    By Associated Press

  • New convertible NLB pump offers 350 hp with portability

    A new high-pressure water jet pump unit from NLB Corp., the Model 350, combines an innovative new fluid end design with a rugged 350 hp (261 kW) diesel engine in a unit that can be easily towed to job sites.  It is the latest model in the popular NLB 225 Series of convertible pump ...


    By NLB Corp.

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