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2014-09-26 08:22:20

Calls for balance between transparency, protection of trade secrets WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to its proposed rulemaking requiring companies to disclose the composition of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). Some SOCMA members, the majority of which are small businesses, manufacture chemicals used in oil...

2014-09-25 16:22:33

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APAC fracturing fluids market is all set to reach $1.97 billion by 2020, up from $0.81 billion in 2013. Major reasons behind the rise could be increased shale activity in the region and increased number of wells. Same as in Case with hydraulic fracturing and many other oil and gas markets, North America leads the fracturing fluids market too, followed by Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The dominance is majorly...

2014-09-25 16:22:30

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North America fracturing fluids market is all set to reach $12.98 billion by 2020, up from $10.49 billion in 2013. Major reasons behind the rise could be increased shale activity in the region and increased number of wells. Same as in Case with hydraulic fracturing and many other oil and gas markets, North America leads the fracturing fluids market too, followed by Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The dominance is...

Northeast Debates Benefits And Dangers Of Hydrofracking
2014-09-16 05:03:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a process used to release natural gas hidden deep underground. The process has been blamed for everything from earthquakes to sinkholes, but a new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals that fracking is not the cause of contaminated water in Pennsylvania and Texas. Scientists from five universities collaborated on the study, finding that faulty well integrity is...

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2014-09-15 03:45:09

Mark Golden, Stanford University Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds. We can do better, the authors say. A strange thing happened on the way to dealing with climate change: Advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within humanity's grasp. The...

2014-09-12 08:22:12

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at the DUG Eagle Ford Convention are invited to meet with Linde engineers who will be discussing Linde's extensive services for unconventional development in the Eagle Ford, the most active shale play in the world. The convention will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, September 15-17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b At booth #8086, Linde will...

2014-09-09 23:03:28

The North American pressure pumping services market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pressure-pumping-services-2041635183.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The North American pressure pumping services market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $40.9 billion in 2013 to $71.9 billion by 2018,...

2014-08-18 08:23:31

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petroleum engineers and geologists are invited to visit with Linde experts at this year's Unconventional Resources Technology Conference to be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on August 25-27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b "We'll be discussing the value of using energized solutions incorporating carbon dioxide and nitrogen for hydraulic fracturing to extract hydrocarbons...

2014-08-07 23:03:40

As exploration activity in shale and tight-resource plays emerges around the continent, Australia’s need for hydraulic fracturing services and technical expertise continues to grow. Hart Energy, in partnership with its new energy information franchise, Oil and Gas Investor Australia, is hosting the 2nd DUG Australia conference and exhibition scheduled for 26-28 August 2014 at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 As...

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2014-08-04 05:02:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of natural gas produced from shale rock has increased by over 700 percent in the past seven years, leading the authors of a new Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment paper to call for the practice to become a “top research priority” so that they can better understand its environmental impact. In the study, eight conservation biologists representing a variety of organizations and institutions cite new reasons why...


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