reservoir management News

  • China reservoir attracts loan

    A project to improve the efficiency of water reservoirs in the Shandong province in the People's Republic of China (PRC) has received financial backing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). A USD29.8 million loan for the ‘Risk Mitigation and Strengthening of Endangered Reservoirs' in Shandong Province Project has been approved. The loan will rehabilitate nine ageing dams and hopes ...

  • BHI acquires reservoir consulting firms

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has acquired two reservoir consulting firms - Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA) and GeoMechanics International (GMI) - strengthening the company's capabilities in reservoir engineering, technical and managerial advisory services and reservoir geomechanics. The company also announced that D. Nathan Meehan, PhD, P.E. has joined Baker Hughes as Vice President, ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • New Reservoir Will Funnel Colorado River Water to Nevada

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (ENS) - A bill that directs the Bureau of Reclamation to construct a new reservoir to capture billions of gallons of Colorado River water requested by Arizona and California users but not used, was signed into law today by President George W. Bush. Included in the massive HR 6111 Tax Relief and Health Care Act, the measure will enable the capture and use of ...

  • Innovative technologies sought for heating bitumen reservoirs

    DEADLINE: Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 The Low Carbon Innovation Alliance (LCIA)* is working to bring Canada to the forefront of discovery, development and deployment of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction technologies. AIEES, AITF, CMC, CCEMC, NRCan and SDTC are interested in obtaining non-confidential information on technologies that are alternatives to existing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ALS announces acquisition of Reservoir Group and Earth Data

    Overview ALS announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Reservoir for US$533 million1 (9.6x Reservoir’s FY2013 EBITDA4). The transaction follows extensive due diligence undertaken by ALS on Reservoir as a part of an exclusive sale process. Reservoir is a global provider of specialist oil and gas services and equipment that assists with the evaluation, development and ...


    By ALS Technichem (M) Sdn Bhd

  • Remote-control boat speeds reservoir surveys

    As the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford has developed a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately. The ARC-Boat employs a sophisticated SonTek (a Xylem company) M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) which is a 5-beam depth sounding device that scans the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Divers install eccentric plug valve in reservoir tunnel

    A team of specialist divers – working in a cramped, water-filled tunnel 20 metres beneath the surface of a reservoir – has just completed installation of an eccentric plug valve to control water flow.The valve and associated equipment has been supplied to United Utilities by Viking Johnson (www.vikingjohnson.com), a world leader in the supply of pipe joints and ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • CGG Launches TopSeis - The Solution for Imaging Shallow Reservoirs

    CGG announced today at ONS 2016 the launch of TopSeis™, the latest evolution in offshore broadband seismic, specifically designed to overcome the intrinsic lack of near offsets inherent in 3D towed-streamer seismic. Exacerbated by the use of progressively wider spreads to meet the industry’s quest for greater efficiency, the lack of near offsets leads to an inability to image shallow ...


    By CGG

  • Western Water Outlook: Grim - But good management can lower the risk of reservoir depletion

    As the West warms, a drier Colorado River system could see as much as a 1-in-2 chance of fully depleting all of its reservoir storage by mid-century, assuming current management practices continue. That’s grim news for the roughly 30 million people who depend on the Colorado for drinking and irrigation water. A research team—including PSD’s Marty Hoerling, Andrea Ray, Joseph Barsugli (CIRES), and ...

  • International Lining Technology Project of the Month: Huffaker Hills Reservoir

    April’s project of the month is close to headquarters with the Huffaker Hills Reservior in Reno, Nevada. In December, Superintendent Gilberto Mendoza and 12 other employees installed 60-mil textured HDPE, ballast and batten at the reservoir and water containment project. Since it was a two-minute drive from our offices, project manager Sean Gill was able to take some video of the project as ...

  • New York City Reservoirs to Be Filled Only 80 Percent

    WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - New York City has agreed to help regulate temperatures and water levels in the Delaware River by releasing up to a total of 35 million gallons a day from three of its reservoirs. The Delaware River Basin Commission at its September 26 meeting directed commission staff to begin the public rulemaking process to implement an amended ...

  • Water reservoirs receive protection in Saudi Arabia from Minnesota company

    The Saudi Kingdom and Sinopec, the world's largest oil refining company, have awarded Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc. of Lakeville, Minn., a contract in the Al Khobar region of Saudi Arabia. The project is managed by the Saudi government and its agency, Hassa Irrigation and Drainage. The government recognizes the importance of water and is employing leading organizations in the water ...

  • Geovariances expertise helps the Oil & Gas industry generate reliable reservoir models

    When asked to what extent Geovariances’ expertise benefits its customers, Renaud Meunier, Geovariances consultant, answered: “ To provide them with more quantitatively reliable reservoir models ”. Geovariances consultants and trainers’ high level expertise helps you to go further to answer your reservoir characterization and modeling issues. ...


    By Geovariances

  • Delaware Basin States and New York City Announce New Reservoir Plan Agreement

    PHILADELPHIA – New York State, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the City of New York announced that they have signed a one-year agreement for a new interim flow program intended to protect fisheries habitat downstream of the New York City (NYC)-Delaware Basin reservoirs, enhance flood mitigation and repel the upstream movement of salt water in the Delaware Estuary. The Philadelphia ...

  • SGS and Halliburton sign joint agreement to provide reservoir fluid analysis solutions for the energy industry

    SGS SA and Halliburton have entered into a Joint Cooperation Agreement combining formation fluid sample acquisition and analysis services. Halliburton will provide a comprehensive suite of solutions for acquiring fluid samples, and SGS’ Oil, Gas and Chemicals division will deliver a full range of fluid analysis services. Through this agreement, our clients will have access to the industry’s most ...


    By SGS

  • World’s Largest Combined Sewer Reservoir Captures APWA Top Environment Project Award

    The Thornton Composite Reservoir, part of a massive Chicago-area combined sewer tunnel collection system that helps protect against flooding and pollution resulting from storm-related sewer overflows, has been named an American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year. Thornton’s reservoir capacity is up to 7.9 billion gallons of water, making it the largest combined ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • SGS and Halliburton sign joint agreement to provide reservoir fluid analysis solutions for the energy industry

    SGS SA and Halliburton have entered into a Joint Cooperation Agreement combining formation fluid sample acquisition and analysis services. Halliburton will provide a comprehensive suite of solutions for acquiring fluid samples, and SGS’ Oil, Gas and Chemicals division will deliver a full range of fluid analysis services. Through this agreement, our clients will have access to the industry’s most ...


    By SGS

  • 2010 Zhaikmunai Management Report

    MANAGEMENT REPORT 2010 OVERVIEW Zhaikmunai L.P. is the indirect holding entity of Zhaikmunai, an independent oil and gas enterprise currently engaging in the exploration, production and sale of crude oil and gas condensate in northwestern Kazakhstan. Zhaikmunai's field and Licence area is the Chinarevskoye Field located in the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pricing policies for efficient water management

    Researchers have developed a new method to investigate the effects of different water pricing policies at the river basin scale. The system is intended to be used when water has to be allocated to different users under conditions of water scarcity. In many parts of the world, demand for water is outstripping the availability of water. Water is increasingly seen as a scarce resource that ...

  • Municipal markets sales manager appointment

    Fluid Imaging Technologies, USA, has hired Jonathan Dawson, of Pownal, Maine as their new sales manager for municipal markets. His role will be to further develop the application of the FlowCAM, in the municipal markets where the system is used to monitor water quality and the activity of microorganisms in reservoirs and other municipal water facilities. Municipal Markets Sales Manager ...

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