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  • New map of global groundwater depths

    Despite groundwater’s importance to ecosystems, little is known about its global distribution. Researchers have now developed a model to map groundwater, revealing that ecosystems covering 22-32% of the Earth’s surface rely on this important resource. Groundwater is vital for many ecosystems, providing crucial support to plants and animals, especially during droughts. ...

  • Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...


    By Associated Press

  • For World Water Day, IEA shares in-depth analysis of energy sector’s use

    The energy sector already accounts for about 15% of the world’s total water use, so in advance of World Water Day, on Sunday, 22 March, the International Energy Agency (IEA) is sharing its most detailed analysis of the sector’s impact on water resources. “Water for Energy: Is ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Trelleborg Showcases Depth of Innovations at OTC Brazil 2011

    Offshore Technology Conference Brazil, Booth No.: 501 -- Trelleborg (STKM: TREL-B) will be exhibiting its extensive product portfolio for the offshore industry at the first ever Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Brazil October 4-6. The group, which will be located in Booth 501, ...

  • IEA to prepare in-depth energy outlook of Iraq

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) will undertake a comprehensive analytical study of Iraq as part of the 2012 edition of its flagship publication, the World Energy Outlook (WEO). "Iraq's energy sector is both central to the reconstruction and development of the Iraqi economy and of huge importance to the global outlook," said IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven. "The focus on ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • Investorideas.com - One of the first online investor resources providing in-depth information on renewable energy, environment and water investing!

    POINT ROBERTS, Wash., DELTA, B.C., – Investorideas.com, a leading investor and industry portal for the water, environmental and cleantech sector, provides services for public and private companies to submit news and press releases to online investors and visitors following developments in clean or green technology. In addition, Investor Ideas offers submission services for freelance journalists, ...


  • Horizontal Directional Wells for Dewatering Operations

    During 2010 DTD completed two projects requiring horizontal dewatering wells. Both projects were designed to lower the water table for excavation purposes. One project dewatered for a source-removal excavation at an Air Force Base,  while the other dewatered contaminated groundwater prior to a construction excavation. The first project included a series of six horizontal wells set beneath an ...

  • Testing of private drinking water wells continues this week at compass plaza well trichloroethylene site near Rogersville, Mo.

    EPA staff and contractors will be continuing work near Rogersville, Mo., this week to conduct sampling efforts at private drinking water wells in the vicinity of the Compass Plaza commercial development, as part of a continuing investigation into trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination of groundwater. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) detected the chemical solvent TCE in water ...

  • In-depth Analysis on MENA Solar Energy Market Report 2014

    The solar energy sector is a fast growing market in the region. With all countries now having stated 2020 renewable energy targets and some of the best irradiation levels on Earth, solar energy is the largest component of governments’ strategies to achieve such targets. As a result, billions of dollars is set to be invested in large-scale, on-grid CSP and PV facilities as well as ...


  • North Uist well given consent

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry has given BP consent to drill the deepwater North Uist well, northwest of the Shetland Islands. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has subjected BP’s application, including the environmental impact and emergency response plans, to detailed and extensive scrutiny, and the Health and Safety Executive has undertaken a thorough examination of the well ...

  • Anadarko Announces Successful Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the successful Enyenra-2A appraisal well offshore Ghana encountered more than 120 net feet of pay. The results of drilling, wireline logs, samples of reservoir fluids and pressure data, confirm the total net pay includes approximately 105 net feet of oil pay in high-quality sandstone reservoirs located in the upper and lower Enyenra ...


    By Marketwire

  • Environmental Resource Center Offers In-Depth Training on Regulations for Marine and Air Transportation of Hazardous Materials

     Businesses that are involved in the sea or air transportation of hazardous materials can help their workers keep up with recent changes in new regulations that will impact their shipments through four seminars and webcasts from transportation consulting firm Environmental Resource Center. Each seminar and webcast meets both initial and recurrent training requirements of the International ...

  • Schramm Inc. Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for U.S. Navy Water Well Drilling Requirements

    12 Custom T450 Drilling Rigs to be used for Water Well Applications. Schramm, Inc., a leading manufacturer and global supplier of mobile hydraulic drill rigs, today announced it was awarded a multi-million dollar contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support, America’s combat logistics support agency. Schramm will design and build 12 T450MIIA Top Head Drive, truck mounted ...


    By Schramm, Inc.

  • Geoquip launches Laval Deep Well Winch Camera systems

    Geoquip Water Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Laval’s new Deep Well Camera Systems. The winches extend the standard production range of the Laval camera systems and offer deep well options, down to 609 metres, to operators using the R-Cam series of portable cameras. The DW-1500 reaches depths of 457 metres (1500 feet) and the DW-2000 depths of 609 metres (2000 ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • DECC Elgin statement: Elgin relief well given go-ahead

    The Department of Energy and Climate change has granted TOTAL consent to drill a relief well to tackle the Elgin gas leak after a full environmental assessment. The high temperature, high pressure well will be used to safely block and permanently seal the Elgin G4 well, the source of the current leak, should a dynamic kill operation also being planned prove unsuccessful. The Health and Safety ...

  • Anadarko Announces Successful Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Appraisal Well

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the successful results of the Heidelberg-2 appraisal well, located in Green Canyon block 903 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, which encountered approximately 250 net feet of oil pay in high-quality Miocene sands. The appraisal well was drilled to a total depth of 31,030 feet in approximately 5,000 feet of water, about 1.5 miles south ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

    In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for drilling across the nation, said study lead author Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, who heads an environmental activist ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tiger Oil and Energy Receives Kansas Corporation Commission Permits to Drill and Return Wells to Production

    Tiger Oil and Energy (OTCBB: TGRO), a diversified energy exploration company, is pleased to announce approval of its Notice of Intent to Drill by the Kansas Corporation Commission, Oil and Gas Conservation Division. A drill program and a Slick Water Frac are scheduled for the Adams #1 well located on its newly acquired oil and gas holdings in Cowley County, Kansas. The projected total depth of ...


    By Marketwire

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