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2012-06-07 23:01:31

Erie Rising and other environmental groups mobilize 300 residents to call on Encana to stop the Canyon Creek drilling site near their homes and elementary schools in Erie, Colorado Erie, Colorado (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The newly founded group Erie Rising organized a protest on Saturday to demand that Encana cancel their drilling plans on a new eight pad well that is located near schools and many homes. The event featured a rally at Erie Community Park at 10:30 a.m., followed by a march from...

2012-06-04 02:22:26

CALGARY, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - EVOLUTION WELL SERVICES offers a new system and method of providing on-site electrical power along with a totally electrically powered frac spread. A patent pending technology allows for the use of electrical power to deliver fracturing fluids to the wellbore during fracturing operations. This process technology eliminates the use of conventional diesel engines, transmissions along with their associated emissions, eco-footprint, maintenance issues...

2012-05-31 06:24:19

Lack of Research in Rushed Embrace of Shale Gas as "Bridge Fuel" Seen as Troubling WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Modern hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") is so new that over half of all the shale gas ever developed in the world has been produced in the last three years, which has resulted in nearly all of the peer-reviewed scientific research on the environmental and public health consequences of shale gas having been done in the last 14 months. The...

2012-05-31 02:21:02

HOUSTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PacWest Consulting Partners has just published the latest release of its PumpingIQ report, which monitors hydraulic fracturing capacity in the US. PacWest analysis reveals that aggregate US pressure pumping supply exceeded demand late in the fourth quarter of 2011. PacWest estimates that US pressure pumping capacity utilization in the first quarter of 2012 averaged 93.4%. "This is a major shift for the US pressure pumping market, which had been severely...

2012-05-29 02:22:42

LAFAYETTE, La., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services, Inc. today announced a milestone of 100 completed fracturing stages, with rates reaching 105 barrels per minute, performed in the Eagle Ford Shale, Woodford Shale, and Texas Panhandle. This achievement comes through the tireless efforts and determination of the entire Company, and the vision of using clean turbine pumping technology to realize this goal. Jerry Broussard, Green Field's Vice President of Operations,...

2012-05-25 23:02:46

After one year, hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure website continues progress towards transparency Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 FracFocus.org celebrated its first anniversary in April 2012 reporting hydraulic fracturing chemicals used in more than 15,000 wells with over 200 participating companies and, only a month later the website holds information for almost 18,000 well sites. A joint development by the Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact...

2012-05-25 10:21:14

LAFAYETTE, La., May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services, Inc. (CUSIP: 39304KAA4), announces the commencement of pressure pumping work under a long term contract signed with Shell. Michel Moreno, Green Field's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased to announce today that we have officially moved beyond the manufacturing phase and into operational mode. We have commenced hydraulic fracturing operations with Shell in the United States. Shell is...

2012-05-23 22:20:19

LONON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OptaSense, a QinetiQ company, has announced the signing of a Global Commercialisation and Framework Agreement with Shell. The agreement sets out the basis on which Shell businesses can contract with OptaSense directly to use its unique Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) system. The initial service to be provided under the agreement is a commercial hydraulic fracture monitoring service. The OptaSense Distributed Acoustic Sensing system...

2012-05-16 06:23:12

In Wake of Instances of Problem Drilling, Regulatory Rumblings and Shareholder Unrest, Investors Seek Greater Certainty through 12 "Best Practices" Guidelines; Growing Coalition Includes Sustainable and Religious Investors in U.S., Europe and Australia. BOSTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major investors are no longer willing to sit by idly as energy companies engaged in shale gas fracking face concerns about industry drilling problems, growing regulatory uncertainty, and...

2012-05-09 10:22:21

HOUSTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C&J Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: CJES) today reported net income of $49.4 million, or $0.92 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 70% over net income of $29.1 million, or $0.60 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2011. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $53.4 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, inclusive of a beneficial tax election of $0.07 per diluted share. Excluding this tax benefit, net...