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  • Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

    The powerful earthquake that rocked Japan in 2011 set off tremors around a West Texas oil field, according to new research that suggests oil and gas drilling operations may make fault zones sensitive to shock waves from distant big quakes. It's long been known that large quakes can trigger minor jolts thousands of miles from the epicenter. Volcanically active spots like Yellowstone National Park ...


    By Associated Press

  • STW to deploy Aquatech technology in gas fields

    STW Resources Holding Corp. (Midland, TX) and Aquatech International Corp. (Canonsburg, PA) have reached an agreement under which STW will purchase or lease a fleet of Aquatech's mobile wastewater treatment units for deployment in oil and gas exploration and production operations. Aquatech's mobile technology line includes products such as MoTreat, a suspended solids separation, filtration, and ...

  • Monitoring CO2 storage in Australian gas field

    Australia has launched the first carbon sequestration project in the southern hemisphere with the help of technology developed by researchers at the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Otway Basin Pilot Project will inject and monitor carbon dioxide (CO2) in a depleted gas field in south-eastern Australia to demonstrate the feasibility of storing the greenhouse gas in the Waarre Formation of the ...

  • Kashagan Field Protected by SharpEye

    The Kashagan Field, in the Kasakhstan's zone of the Caspian Sea, has invested in over 2,000 SharpEye Triple IR Flame Detectors. The AGIP  Kashagan FIeld provides an extremely harsh environment for the detectors to work in. Despite this, the SharpEye Triple IR detectors continue to provide top detection with the highest accuracy, reliability and the highest immunity to ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • High Plains Gas Completes Grams & Mills Field Renovation

    Increases Field's Production Capacity by 21.4%GILLETTE, WY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/11 -- High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: HPGS) ("HPG" or "the Company"), a Gillette, Wyoming-based energy company actively engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas primarily in the Powder River Basin, today announced a progress report for their Grams and Mills field renovation plans. HPG ...


  • Management of rice paddy fields affects greenhouse gas emissions

    How rice paddy fields are managed significantly influences the release of greenhouse gases (GHGs), a recent study concludes. Permanently flooded soils release more methane than soils that are flooded and then dried between production periods, for example. In general, the researchers recommend growing other crops in dried soil between production cycles, as well as limiting nitrogen fertilisers, to ...

  • Energy Minister sees development of Cygnus Gas Field in action

    Energy Minister Michael Fallon today visits Nigg fabrication yard, a key construction site for the Cygnus project, the largest Southern gas field in the North Sea to be approved and developed in the past 25 years. A partnership between GDF Suez, Centrica and Bayerngas, the Cygnus project was only made possible because of tax incentives introduced by the UK Government. The project is worth ...

  • Oil pollution emergency plan for the elgin gas field published by DECC

    Total E&P UK Central Graben Area Offshore Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (OPEP) The Total E&P UK Offshore OPEP for the Central Graben Area, which covers the Elgin gas field, was approved by the Department on 23 January 2012. The Department is publishing a redacted version of the plan. The redactions cover personal data and telephone numbers. ...

  • RWE Dea UK: Production from Orca gas field started

    The Orca field will be developed by drilling three wells in total. The first two development wells have been drilled and completed in 2013. The third producer is currently being drilled and is expected to be completed in February next year. “The United Kingdom is of high strategic importance for RWE Dea and Orca is the fourth of our UK projects coming on stream within only 1.5 years,” ...


    By RWE AG

  • Using space technology to monitor offshore oil and gas fields

    With the help of ESA technology used in the monitoring and control of satellites, a start-up company at ESA’s Business Incubation Centre has developed a system to remotely monitor offshore oil and gas installations. “Our Remote Intuitive Visual Operations system (RIVOPS) is based upon years of ESA experience in the monitoring of satellites and the handling of emergency situations. It is an ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Secretary of State decision on LetterOne North Sea gas fields acquisition

    The Secretary of State Ed Davey has today (20 April) notified Dea UK and LetterOne that he proposes to revoke Dea UK’s North Sea petroleum licences unless LetterOne arranges for a further change of control of the Dea UK gas fields in the North Sea. This decision was taken after a thorough review of all relevant information as well as obtaining cross-Government views. Under the terms of the ...

  • Field Adjust For Gas Composition Changes with Thermal Mass Flow Meters

     For the first time, oil/gas engineers can field adjust their gas composition on thermal mass flow meters in the field for flare, Vapor Recovery Unit (VRU), and storage vessels without sending the meter back to the factory for recalibration with Sierra’s QuadraTherm 640i/780i with qMix gas mixing ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • ARCADIS Engineers Recognized for Excellence in Their Fields

     ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, has recognized the achievements of individual staff and project teams at a recent awards dinner held at the Marriott Denver Tech ...


    By Arcadis

  • Shell Gannet Field oil spill

    Further to the update issued by Shell on 21 August, statement by Mr Hugh Shaw, the Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention, appointed by the UK Government to oversee the operation. Mr Shaw said: ...

  • Aquatech’s MoVap® Shale Gas Wastewater Mobile Distillation Unit Ready for Field Deployment:

    Canonsburg, PA – Aquatech, a world leader in the development of wastewater recycling, reuse and treatment, has announced the start of deployment for its MoVap® unit at a field location in Western Pennsylvania.  The MoVap® unit is a solution specifically designed for the wastewater treatment needs of oil and gas producers, starting in the Marcellus Shale region, which ...

  • Oil and Gas Field Services in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The Oil and Gas Field Services industry has experienced volatile market conditions over the past five years. World commodity prices took a significant hit in 2009 due to the recession. Over the year, crude oil prices fell 36.3% while natural gas prices fell 39.9%. As a result, downstream oil and gas extractors experienced a ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Shell Gannet field update: SOSREP gives go ahead for removal of gas from the pipeline

    Further to the update issued on 24 August, this is a statement by Mr Hugh Shaw, the Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP) for Maritime Salvage and Intervention, who was appointed by the UK Government to oversee the operation. “Following the successful work to stop the release of oil and to make the Gannet pipeline safe, I have given permission for Shell to begin the next stage ...

  • Grid Petroleum Corp. Update: Jonah Gas Field Draws Oregon Utilities Investment

    Grid Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: GRPR) ("The Company") announces recent developments regarding the Jonah Gas development and surrounding areas. Since 1993, over 15 companies, many of them "majors," have become active participants in Wyoming's Greater Green River basin. Grid Petroleum is one of the few "junior exploration" and resource development companies to have a significant land position in the ...


  • Angola Oil and Gas Industry - Forecasts of Supply, Demand, Investment, Companies and Infrastructure (Fields, Blocks, Pipelines, LNG, Refinery, Storage

    ReportsnReports.com adds "The Future of Angola Oil and Gas Industry to 2020- Forecasts of Supply, Demand, Investment, Companies and Infrastructure (Fields, Blocks, Pipelines, LNG, Refinery, Storage Assets)" new market research report to its store. OGAnalysis new research service- “The Future of Angola Oil and Gas Industry to 2020” provides a comprehensive overview of the ...


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