environmental drill bit News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA begins drilling relief well to remove contaminated groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency began drilling a relief well into the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel this week, an important step towards the removal and treatment of large volumes of metals-contaminated water that have accumulated in Leadville's historic mining district in Lake County, Colo. An EPA contractor, the Layne Christensen Company, began drilling the well this morning with a ...

  • The federal government allows Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean off Alaska

    The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced that it approved the permit to drill below the ocean floor after the oil giant brought in a required piece of equipment to stop a possible well ...


    By Associated Press

  • Intelex contributes to Oil and Gas Product News

    Check out the recent Intelex article, When Paper Kills: The Perils of Reactive Management, in the latest issue of Oil and Gas Product News. Sure, the title sounds a bit dramatic, but when it comes to occupational health and safety, you can't be too serious. The story hones in on the sometimes archaic paper and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Global scientists determine real cause of Indonesian mud volcano

    A Durham University scientist has played a key role in helping determine the cause of the Java mud volcano, Lusi. Two years of global public debate over the possible causes of Lusi has finally concluded. A resounding vote of international petroleum geologists from around the globe, including Durham University geologist Professor Richard Davies, concluded the mud volcano was triggered by drilling ...


  • Greenscape announces geothermal borehole work complete at Denver

    Announcement Highlights: 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal boreholes have been completed at the Denver Greenpark LLC ('GP') green parking facility. The geothermal system at GP will be used to heat and ...

  • PGI Energy Enters Into Joint Venture With Carbon Based Solutions and ProOne Xtreme Lubricants

    PGI ENERGY, INC. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) forms joint venture partnership with Carbon Based Solutions and ProOneExtreme Lubricants, a revolutionary green based, environmentally friendly products manufacturer, for worldwide distribution and sales of its products. ...


  • Greenscape Announces Geothermal Borehole Work Complete at Denver

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) - Announcement Highlights: -- 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole -- Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal ...


  • Greenscape Announces Geothermal Borehole Work Complete at Denver

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) - Announcement Highlights: -- 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole -- Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal ...


  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of oceanWednesday and officials said up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out. Up to a fifth of that amount - 21,000 gallons - reached the sea, according to estimates. Federal ...


    By Associated Press

  • Best Geothermal Presentations of 2012 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting inReno, the world’s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical content, the quality of the visual aids and the ...

  • US environmentalists finally have a leader

    On Thursday last week, politician-turned-activist Al Gore called for the United States to rely 100 percent on zero-carbon sources of electricity by 2018. Regardless of the logistical practicality of the goal or of the existence of political will to achieve this target in a single decade, Gore's statements made it clear: the US environmental movement finally has a leader. In the 20 years since ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Native American Energy Group Issues Progress Update on Five-Well Workover Program in Montana

    Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP), an independent energy resource development and management company, is pleased to provide the following operational update on its recently announced five-well workover program of the Company's lease holdings located in the Williston Basin in northeastern Montana: Wright 5-35 Well In early ...


  • High-risk fossil fuel boom

    The most direct path to America's newest big oil and gas fields is U.S. Highway 12, two lanes of blacktop that unfold from Grays Harbor in Washington State and head east across the top of the country to Detroit. The 2,500-mile route has quickly become an essential supply line for the energy industry. With astonishing speed, U.S. oil companies, Canadian pipeline builders, and investors from all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • U.S. Department of Energy: Soaking Up an Oil Spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon drilling pipe blew out seven years ago, beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. history, those in charge of the recovery discovered a new wrinkle: the millions of gallons of oil bubbling from the sea floor weren't all collecting on the surface where it could be skimmed or burned. Some of it was forming a plume and drifting through the ocean under the surface. Now, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Production and Usages of Tungsten Carbide and Cemented Carbide

    Tungsten (wolfram) is removed from a mineral just like titanium. Its extraction is cheaper though, as apart from being removed from an ore it is renewed from used tungsten metals. About 30% tungsten consumed globally is recycled. Four-fifths tungsten is supplied by China. Other tungsten suppliers include Peru, Bolivia, Russia and ...


  • Fracking fuels water fights in nation`s dry spots

    The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface. Hydraulic fracturing, or the drilling technique commonly known as fracking, has been used for decades to blast huge volumes of water, fine sand and chemicals into the ground to crack open valuable shale ...


    By Associated Press

  • From Mules to Biofuels

    Farmers and policymakers are wrestling with two main concerns when it comes to ethanol production: the effect of ethanol demand on food prices, and changes in land use that are detrimental to the environment. While families were sharing corn at backyard barbecues this summer, both issues perked up ears across the globe. The Environmental Protection Agency rejected Texas Governor Rick Perry's ...

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