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  • Pinnacle Oilfield Services Violates Environmental Laws in La.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a consent agreement and final order to Pinnacle Oilfield Services, Inc., in Broussard, La. The company violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste. The company will pay a $146,585 civil penalty and is required to take steps to protect the local community from health and ...

  • California authorizes oilfield dumping into protected aquifers

    Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies to inject production fluids and waste into what are now federally protected aquifers more than 2,500 times, risking contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation, state records show. While some of the permits go back decades, an Associated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP) Turns Oilfield Wastewater Into Fresh Water

     Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP), a new group which has brought together ERIN Consulting, Nu-H20 New Water and Sandbox Energy Corporation (USA), is pleased to announce it has completed successful field testing of a groundbreaking process which transforms produced oilfield wastewater into usable, fresh water. Their innovation will improve the oil ...


  • HKN, Inc. Announces Oilfield Emulsions Supply Contract for BriteWater International, LLC

    HKN, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HKN) ("HKN") today announced that BriteWater International, LLC ("BriteWater") has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") with a producer on the Alaskan North Slope pursuant to which it has the right of first refusal to process and dispose of certain of the producer's oilfield emulsion waste materials. The Agreement has a term of seven years. ...


  • TexCom Expands E&P Waste Disposal Capability at M.B. Environmental Services Subsidiary

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its M.B. Environmental Services (MBE) subsidiary has drilled and completed a second injection well at its oilfield waste disposal facilities in Chambers County, located halfway between Beaumont and Houston, Texas. Since 1998, this facility has operated a single injection ...


  • TexCom to Offer Class II Nonhazardous Waste Disposal to E&P Companies in the Eagle Ford Shale

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Eagle Ford Environmental Services, LLC has acquired an injection well and permit to operate a liquid disposal site in Atascosa County, Texas. Purchased from Manti Premier Waste Disposal, LP, the site will serve as the foundation to provide Class II ...


  • R360 Environmental Solutions Enters North Dakota’s Williston Basin with the Acquisition of Prairie Disposal, Inc.

    R360 Environmental Solutions®, Inc. announced today the acquisition of Prairie Disposal, Inc. making the company’s entry in to North Dakota’s Williston Basin, one of the fastest growing oilfields in the United States. The Williston Basin is home to over 220 active drilling rigs, and North Dakota is now the second largest state in oil production. ...

  • TexCom Reports That New Eagle Ford Environmental Services' Liquid Disposal Operations off to Successful Start

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that since officially opening for business less than two weeks ago, its new Eagle Ford Environmental Services' (EFES) liquid disposal facility in Jourdanton, Texas is already approaching 60% of its daily disposal capacity of salt water and flow back water generated by oilfield ...


  • Tervita supports sustainability of B.C. energy sector with new waste treatment facility

    Tervita Corporation, a leading North American environmental and energy services company, announced the official opening of its new South Taylor treatment, recovery and disposal (TRD) facility. This high-volume, state-of-the-art facility, located 10 km south of Taylor, B.C., will become a premier center for oilfield waste processing in northeastern British Columbia. "Oil and gas companies in the ...


    By Tervita Corporation

  • Waste Connections Announces Agreement to Acquire R360 Environmental Solutions

    Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and operating subsidiaries of R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc. (together, "R360") for approximately $1.3 billion in cash. R360 is a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing ...


    By Waste Connections, Inc.

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • New partner for Pieralisi Group

    The Pieralisi Group is proud to present their new partner in Australia: Scottech Oilfield Services (SOS). SOS is a recent acquisition by Norwegian owned Offshore Technical Services (OTS), a company that Pieralisi has been working with for many years in drilling fluid handling and slop oil treatment. Pieralisi will be working together with SOS to support and service both existing and potential ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Adventus group receives remediation technology award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced their '2007 Business Achievement Award for Remediation Technology,' by the Environmental Business Journal. In the Technology Merit: Remediation category, Adventus biotechnologies for soil, sediment and groundwater remediation based on in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) were recognized. The winning case study revolved ...


  • Wescorp (OTCBB: WSCE) Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology for Deployment in Gulf Spill Clean Up

    August 12, 2010 (Investorideas.com water stocks newswire) Investorideas.com and its green and water investor portals release commentary on Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE), a clean water solutions company, by Lisa Springer, CFA, Equity research analyst and financial writer.  Wescorp Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology For Deployment in Gulf Spill ...


  • New IHS study: water management at forefront of exploration and production operators’ considerations

    The significant variability of available water resources on a regional level, combined with drought stress in some areas and increasing water-use demands from across all segments of the economy, is driving water management issues to the forefront of U.S. exploration and production (E&P) operations’ considerations, and accounts for $8 billion in spending for water services in U.S. ...


    By IHS

  • Global Green Announces Amendment to Distribution Agreement and Expansion to US Market

    Global Green Matrix Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GGX)(OTCBB: GGXCF)(BERLIN: A0LGDN)(FRANKFURT: POZ) ("Global Green" or the "Company") announced today that it has signed an amendment to the Distribution Agreement with I-Des Inc. and Dry Vac Services Canada. Inc.("I-Des and Dry Vac") whereby Global Green has obtained additional rights to sell DryVac units in the State of Utah, USA. In consideration of the ...


  • TexCom's New Subsidiary, Eagle Ford Environmental Services, Is Now Open for Business

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its new liquid disposal site, owned and operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Eagle Ford Environmental Services, LLC (EFES), is now open for business and actively engaged in the responsible disposal of salt water generated by oilfield drilling ...


  • New Sky Energy and 212 Resources Announce Partnership to Profitably Convert Wastewater Into Fresh Water, Valuable Chemicals

    Artemis Prize winners New Sky Energy of Boulder, Colo. (www.newskyenergy.com) and 212 Resources of Houston, Texas (www.212resources.com) announced today that they ...


    By New Sky Energy

  • 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 ...

  • ‎Building one of the worlds largest Solar Plant

    Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the largest producer of oil and gas in Oman, and GlassPoint Solar, the ...

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