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2014-02-24 08:22:37

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skye Petroleum, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SKPO) is pleased to announce that it has acquired (from a private company) a patent recently issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patented technology provides a method to selectively remove volatile phosphates from hydrocarbon based fracturing fluids used to stimulate certain crude oil and gas wells. The source of volatile phosphates found in fracturing fluids originates from certain...

2014-02-04 12:22:18

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Energy Solutions, Inc. ("Platinum") announces a significant milestone today in its ongoing mission to be the premier hydraulic fracturing company in North America and its commitment to set the standard as a safety leader in the industry. Platinum crews have completed more than one million man-hours without a lost time incident while providing their customers with the excellent service and results they have come to expect. "I feel confident that...

2014-01-31 08:22:39

Conference highlights the innovative technologies making the hydraulic fracturing process cleaner, safer and more efficient HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Petroleum Connection has announced the agenda for The Conference 2: Technology & Communication, being held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston on February 17 & 18, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/PH56273) The conference agenda brings together over 40 high level speakers--leaders...

2014-01-15 23:04:50

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Industrial Silica Sand. Market for Industrial Silica Sand is projected to witness strong growth led by the rising use of industrial silica sand in hydraulic fracturing applications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Industrial silica sand comprises small-sized, uniformly circular quartz grains that offer strength, as well as crush-resistant properties. Density and hardness of sand grains provide the sand...

2014-01-14 12:22:30

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, successfully conducted multiple hydraulic fracture monitoring projects within North America using its patented Hybrid(TM) Seismic Sensor Network. The innovative approach integrates traditional downhole microseismic with surface and near-surface based induced seismicity (IS) arrays to accurately evaluate large and small-scale seismicity in one comprehensive system....

2014-01-08 16:21:32

NEW CANAAN, Conn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unimin Corporation announced today it is the proud recipient of the prestigious "Golden Hard Hat" supplier award for Service, Quality and Operational Excellence from Halliburton. Halliburton is Unimin's largest customer and a major consumer of its hydraulic fracturing sands and resin-coated proppants. The two companies have enjoyed a 35-year business relationship in service to the energy industry. (Photo:...

2013-12-17 20:20:22

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, Green Field), a leading provider of hydraulic fracturing pump equipment and oilfield services, today announced that in connection with its ongoing Chapter 11 process in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (bankruptcy case #13-12783), it plans to explore and market for sale all or substantially all of the business and assets pursuant to Section 363 of...

2013-11-27 12:21:51

PARIS, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ecorpStim welcomes the conclusions of OPECST* which considers propane stimulation a genuine alternative to hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of shale oil and gas. French parliamentary office OPECST today released its report on "Alternative techniques to hydraulic fracturing for the exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons", which results from one year of investigation, hearings and study trips in the field in France...

2013-11-22 16:23:58

HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC ("ecorpStim"), a subsidiary of eCORP International, LLC ("eCORP"), today welcomed the publication of TIME magazine's "The 25 Best Inventions of the Year 2013"(1) which awards liquid gas petroleum (LPG) fracturing as a "world changing" technology for extracting unconventional hydrocarbons in a clean way and without any water. ecorpStim has developed since 2012 its own alternative technology to hydraulic...

2013-11-21 23:28:35

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Oilfield Services Companies in Russia, Ukraines and Turkmenistans 2013” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/oilfield-services-companies-in-russia-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Oilfield Services Companies in Russia 2013 In 2010-2012 the Russian oilfield services market went through a phase of significant changes and is now developing dynamically. The trend originated from...