hydrofracturing News

  • New hydrofracturing book published by NGWA Press

    An Introduction to Water Well Hydrofracturing: A Form of Well Development and Cleaning, was recently published by the Association under its NGWA Press label. Authored by Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, and Allen E. Comeskey, CPG, the book is an update of the text Smith authored in 1989 titled Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation and Geologic Studies. The new book discusses how ...

  • Sionix Corporation Provides Updates on Pending Projects in Nigeria and North Dakota

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix" or the "Company") a designer of patented water treatment systems, provided today updates related to the Company's forthcoming project with ANA Global Corporation, which specializes in construction projects in West Africa, and Sionix' development of a Brine Recycling Facility ("BRF") in the Williston Basin of North Dakota. In August 2011, Sionix signed a ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • Industrial pump revenues will exceed $38 billion next year

    Sales of industrial pumps will exceed $38 billion in 2013 according to the latest forecasts in Pumps World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Thirty-two percent of the market next year will be in East Asia. China will spend more for power plant pumps than the rest of the word combined.  China will be the leading ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • No matter the drilling method, natural gas is a much-needed tool to battle global warming

    No matter how you drill it, using natural gas as an energy source is a smart move in the battle against global climate change and a good transition step on the road toward low-carbon energy from wind, solar and nuclear power. That is the conclusion of a new study by Cornell Professor Lawrence M. Cathles, published in the most recent edition of the peer-reviewed journal Geochemistry, Geophysics ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Natural Gas is a Much-Needed tool in the battle to slow Global Warming

    No matter how you drill it, using natural gas as an energy source is a smart move in the battle against global climate change and a good transition step on the road toward low-carbon energy from wind, solar and nuclear power. That is the conclusion of a new study by Cornell Professor Lawrence M. Cathles, published in the most recent edition of the peer-reviewed journal Geochemistry, Geophysics ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Secretary of Energy advisory board subcommittee releases shale gas recommendations

    A diverse group of advisors to Energy Secretary Steven Chu today released a series of consensus-based recommendations calling for increased measurement, public disclosure and a commitment to continuous improvement in the development and environmental management of shale gas, which has rapidly grown to nearly 30 percent of natural gas production in the United States. Increased transparency and a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Omni Water Solutions Granted Commercial Mobile Recycling Permit for Eagle Ford Shale

     Omni Water Solutions, Inc., a provider of highly automated mobile water systems for water treatment and re-use, has been granted a permit by the Railroad Commission of Texas to operate commercial water recycling units in the Eagle Ford Shale. The permit, effective immediately, enables the company to provide mobile water treatment services to oil and gas companies who are utilizing ...


    By Omni Water Solutions

  • Pennsylvania DEP Effort Encourages Oil and Gas Industry to Use Mine Drainage Water

    The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the preliminary process it will use for authorizing the use of acid mine drainage water for oil and gas operations, including Marcellus Shale wells. "Acid mine drainage impairs more than 5,000 miles of streams in our state, making it ideal for operators to take the drainage out of our waterways and put it to use for ...

  • Remedial Construction Services, LP Launches New Division

    Remedial Construction Services, LP (RECON), based in Houston, Texas, announced the launch of a new division, Recon Oil Field Services. This new division focuses on environmental remediation technologies to manage oilfield exploration and production wastes. The technologies treat the liquids produced during drilling, hydro-fracturing, and production as well as treatment of cuttings and drilling ...

  • Omni Water Solutions and Austin Technology Incubator Collaborate for Success

    Omni Water Solutions, Inc., an emerging technology company focused on delivering a unique software and hardware approach for mobile water treatment and re-use, has accelerated its growth trajectory by being a portfolio company of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), a not-for-profit unit of the IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (UT). Since joining ATI in mid-2011, Omni Water ...


    By Omni Water Solutions

  • Small-scale carbon sequestration field test yields significant lessons learned

    The Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, one of seven regional partnerships created by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance carbon capture and storage technologies, has completed a preliminary geologic characterization and sequestration field test at FirstEnergy’s R. E. Burger Plant near Shadyside, Ohio. The project provided significant geologic understanding and 'lessons ...


    By US Department of Energy

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