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Oil bust, regulatory actions in earthquake zone prompt shift in oil and gas production to new areas
Energy market conditions account for at least 41 percent of wastewater disposal cutbacks from oil and natural gas production in the state over a nearly two-year span, with regulatory actions comprising the rest.......
Desalination: Is the US Navy the Solution to the World's Droughts?
Since 2000, California has suffered some of its worst droughts since state climate record keeping began in the late 1800s. The 2001-2002 rainy season in Southern California was the driest on record. The 2011-2014 drought
Water from oil and gas drilling used on county roads
Montezuma County gravel roads are typically treated with a mixture of magnesium chloride and water to keep the dust down.But the county road department has added an ancient dust-control product derived from the oil and
Schneider Electric named 2016 Clean Energy Company of the Year by NECEC
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has been honoured as the Clean Energy Company of the year by the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the NECEC Institute during.......
Startups aim to stop Okla. earthquakes, save oil industry
Brian Kalt’s got a pretty funky plan to stop the surge in earthquakes in Oklahoma and save the state’s reeling oil industry. The key is to come up with an alternative to dumping drillers’ waste water right back into...
A Historic First For America's Natural Gas Industry
Since the "shale miracle" broke in 2010. And these past weeks, the U.S. oil and gas industry set a milestone. Doing something never done before in American history. Becoming a net exporter of natural gas. Platts reported
Company demonstrates system to clean oilfield water
After months of testing, this week a company is demonstrating their new system to clean waste water from oilfields. They say the so-called "produced water" will end up as a beneficial new source to help the needs......
Where Is All This Oil Coming From?
Millions of barrels of excess crude oil are weighing down tankers that are being filled from pipelines coming from fields where rows of overworked pump jacks are bobbing their heads up and down like spooked horses.
USGS Estimates 20 Billion Barrels of Oil in Texas’ Wolfcamp Shale Formation
This is the largest estimate of continuous oil that USGS has ever assessed in the United States. The Wolfcamp shale in the Midland Basin portion of Texas’ Permian Basin province contains an estimated mean of 20 billion
BP, GE launch real-time asset management technology
BP and GE have introduced Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a new digital solution designed to improve the efficiency, reliability, and safety of BP’s oil and gas production operations.


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