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  • Structure and Applications of Drilling Mud Desander

    The desander is the two-level solids control equipment used for drilling fluids treatment. As one of the indispensable and important devices for stabilizing and regulating those technical indicators of the drilling fluids, the drilling mud desander has also been extensively used in the purification of the ...


  • Vermeer unveils new rock drilling technology at ICUEE 2011

    Vermeer Corporation will introduce two new horizontal directional drill (HDD) models engineered for the unique demands of mixed ground conditions, including rock. These new drills have been designed from the drawing table of the popular D36x50 Series II Navigator HDD, but have been modified to accommodate the distinct rock drilling technologies. “Each system offers unique advantages to ...


    By Vermeer

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • McEllhiney Lecturer says proper water well development critical to well performance

    NEW ORLEANS — The process of “well development” is critical to optimizing well performance, yet too often it is not given proper priority in the overall well construction, said the 2010 NGWREF McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer Mike H. Mehmert in his inaugural lecture at the 2009 NGWA Ground Water Expo and Annual Meeting. Well development is the procedure used to facilitate the removal of fine ...

  • Canadian energy start up at centre of U.S. oil sands fight

    A Calgary-based energy startup company with an innovative new technology for oil sands development is at the center of a controversy over plans to launch the first significant U.S. oil sands project. Earth Energy Resources Inc. has obtained government permits to open the first U.S. oil sands surface mine designed for producing bitumen from a 62-acre pit in eastern Utah that was used for decades ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Heckmann Corporation Changes Name to Nuverra Environmental Solutions and Will Trade Under New Ticker Symbol

    Heckmann Corporation (NYSE: HEK),one of the largest companies in the United States dedicated to the removal, treatment, recycling, transportation and disposal of restricted solids, fluids and hydrocarbons,today announced that it has received stockholders’ approval at the Company's annual meeting to change its corporate name to Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (“Nuverra”). ...


    By Heckmann Corporation

  • Recycle of Produced and Flowback Water in Eagle Ford Shale Texas Picks Up Momentum with Omni Water Solutions and Dow Water & Process Solutions

    Together, Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and Omni Water Solutions have treated more than 245,000 barrels of flowback and produced water from Texas’ Eagle Ford ...

  • Dr. Henry Sullivan Joins Sionix Corporation Board of Directors

    Sionix Corporation (OTCQB: SINX) today announced that Dr. Henry Sullivan has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Sullivan holds both a Master's degree and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from New York University, and has held senior positions with Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation and Shell Oil Company for a combined 26 years, where his experience included the optimization of refineries and the ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • 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

  • Department of Energy Projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2011

    Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DEP Fines Chesapeake Appalachia $565,000 for Multiple Violations

    The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Chesapeake Appalachia LLC a total of $565,000 in civil penalties and reimbursement costs for erosion and sediment control violations, wetland encroachment violations and an April 2011 well control incident. "The governor and I expect the highest standards to be met and when they are not, we take strong enforcement action," DEP Secretary Mike ...

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition On Lead In Ammunition And Fishing Sinkers: On September 24, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to deny a petition submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 requesting that EPA prohibit under TSCA Section 6(a) the manufacture, processing, and ...


    By Acta Group

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