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  • Texas: Can`t Tie Water Contamination to Drilling

    The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood's water supply has increased in recent years, but the state's oil and gas regulator says it can't link the methane to drilling activity nearby, according to a report it released Wednesday. The state Railroad Commission has found that the contamination has gotten worse in most of the private water wells it tested in September 2013 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Reduced drilling activity hits Layne’s water numbers

    Layne Christensen posted a 7% decline in its second-quarter water revenues earlier this week, after a slowdown in market activity hampered its efforts to refocus on water drilling activities. Profitability was hit much harder, however: Layne’s water resources division posted adjusted EBITDA of $1.8 million (down 75.7% from Q2 last year) on revenues of $56.5 million. In addition to energy ...

  • 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

  • Drilling Slop Treatment Contract

    Following award of a prestigious DBOOM contract in January 2015, Solids Control Services is nearing completion of the construction of a high capacity, fully automated offshore drilling slop tretament system. The PLC controlled unit is designed to de-weight / dewater all ranges of slop coming to shore from rigs in the North Sea. The system is equipped with automated pH adjustment, ...


    By Solids Control Services

  • Drill cuttings treatment in Azerbaijan

    Drill cuttings containing hydrocarbon contaminants from the Oil & Gas industry are generally considered to be special waste. They are the broken bits from boreholes mixed with water and drilling fluids. Fluids released during the drilling process comprise of water, diesel or other hydrocarbons used for lubrication. There are various different ways to handle drill cuttings. To this ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Drilling into the Albermarle sound

    The bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project. The concentrate water (or reject water) from the reverse osmosis process is brackish and must be discharged into a receiving water of similar quality. The County was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Drilling Update in Syria

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    By Thomson Reuters

  • Vantage Drilling Company Announces Agreement to Purchase Mandarin Drilling Corporation

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage, or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 55% ownership interest in Mandarin Drilling Corporation, a Marshall Islands corporation ("Mandarin"), from F3 Capital, an exempted company incorporated under the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 - Activity in Latin America Expected to Drive Expenditure in the Future”. The study, which is an offering from the company’s Energy Research Group, provides an in-depth analysis of the offshore drilling market in the Americas and ...


  • Update: Vantage Drilling Company Announces Agreement to Purchase Mandarin Drilling Corporation

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage, or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 55% ownership interest in Mandarin Drilling Corporation, a Marshall Islands corporation ("Mandarin"), from F3 Capital, an exempted company incorporated under the ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Opposition to offshore drilling may fade

    One January morning in 1969, a drilling accident at an offshore oil rig led to the leakage of 11 million liters of oil in the nearby Santa Barbara channel. Thousands of seabirds, fish, and marine mammals were killed.  As clean-up volunteers rushed to the beach, the day's events led to the start of a new environmental movement in the United States. The nation's first Earth Day was ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Future of the Offshore Drilling Industry to 2015

    The Future of the Offshore Drilling Industry to 2015 - Market Analysis, Capital Spend and Competitive Landscape This report provides an in-depth analysis of the offshore drilling industry and highlights the various concerns, shifting trends and emerging regions in the global offshore drilling industry. The report provides forecasts on the offshore drilling expenditure to 2015. The report ...


  • Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

    The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency response equipment on site to cap a well in case of a leak. That ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fast, easy on-site measurement of hydrocarbons in drilling mud and oil in water

    Portable infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks, have been used worldwide for measuring off-shore oil in produced water for over 30 years.  They have the advantage over other analytical instruments in that the measurement can be performed by non-technical users and it is relatively unaffected by composition changes in the effluent. They also provide off-shore users ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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 ...


  • Gas Drilling-Reluctant Embrace story

    For years, activists have warned that fracking can have disastrous consequences - ruined water and air, sickened people and animals, a ceaseless parade of truck traffic. Now some critics are doing what was once unthinkable: working with the industry. Some are even signing lucrative gas leases and speaking about the environmental benefits of gas. In one northeastern Pennsylvania village that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pennsylvania DEP Releases Final White Paper on Using Mine Water for Drilling

     The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has finalized the process it will use for encouraging and reviewing proposals to use mine-influenced water, such as acid mine drainage, in oil and gas operations. The process is outlined in a white paper the agency released today. "Abandoned mines present Pennsylvania with one of its biggest environmental challenges," DEP ...

  • atg UV to Fund Borehole Drilling in Burkina Faso

    'Unsanitary water kills more people worldwide than war'. atg UV have committed to supporting a small British charity, Myras Wells, funding the drilling of a borehole well in Burkina Faso in West Africa.  Burkina is the world’s 4th poorest country. More details will follow as the project gets underway.  In the meantime, please see Myra's Wells website for more ...


    By atg UV Technology

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