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2014-03-19 12:23:48

BEIJING, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jereh Group (SZ002353), a world leader in O&G equipment manufacturing and engineering services, has unveiled its new Apollo turbine frac pumper, powered by a turbine engine. Independently developed by Jereh, it realizes outstanding performance results with a smaller footprint and higher power output, a technological breakthrough that brings more confidence not only to future shale gas exploration, but also to China, making it one of the...

2014-03-18 08:23:16

Well Services and Hydraulic Fracturing Equipment Available for IMMEDIATE SALE BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the industrial, consumer products and retail sectors, received sale order approval by the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Delaware for Green Field Energy Services, Inc.'s entire portfolio of equipment and inventory assets. Green Field Energy Services, a well service provider...

2014-03-17 12:23:05

Technology advances support growth, while demands for talent challenge it HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. natural gas production, the quantity of natural gas resources and the advanced technologies of the industry were the focus of presentations delivered by three experts in the oil and gas industry at the BoyarMiller Breakfast Forum titled "Perspectives on the Energy Industry." "Our speakers shared their perspectives about the dynamics of the natural gas market and...

2014-02-25 14:11:33

Rice University lab builds rig to evaluate oil, gas wells in fracturing operations A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well and may provide a wealth of information for oil and gas producers. The device gathers data on how tracers – microscopic particles that can be pumped into and recovered from wells – move through deep rock formations that have been opened by hydraulic fracturing. Drilling companies use...

2014-02-24 16:22:45

HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ecorpStim (eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC), a subsidiary of eCORP International, LLC, project developer and energy services supplier, is pleased to present in video Pure Propane Stimulation and the Company's most recent technological innovation: Non-Flammable Propane (NFP) Stimulation. Eliminating the use of water and of all chemical additives, ecorpStim's technology offers a safe, clean, efficient and operational alternative to hydraulic...

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....


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