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2013-05-07 16:22:53

CALGARY, Alberta, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, is pleased to announce the successful expansion of a near-surface seismic monitoring system in Western Canada. Initially installed in 2012 to monitor any potential larger magnitude induced seismicity during hydraulic fracturing operations, the system was recently expanded to provide greater monitoring range spanning multiple well pads. (Logo:...

2013-04-24 16:21:20

Increasing Fuel Savings for Growing Clean Energy Demand in the Oilfield Market HOUSTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Energy Group Inc. ("Prometheus Energy"), a leading supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and related services to oilfield, power, mining and process industry customers, announced the successful deployment of the first 100% LNG powered turbines for hydraulic fracturing, supporting operations for Green Field Energy Services, Inc. (CUSIP Nos.: 39304K AA4;...

2013-04-17 16:22:04

LAFAYETTE, La., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services, Inc. (CUSIP Nos.: 39304K AA4; U39065 AA2; and 39304K AB2) today announced that it has successfully completed more than 60 fracturing stages using pumps that were powered exclusively by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The hydraulic fracturing was conducted on a series of wells located in the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas, and is the first time in history that 100% liquefied natural gas was utilized as the only...

2013-04-03 23:01:34

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Hydraulic Fracturing Market - Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" is now available for pre-order. To browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hydraulic-fracturing-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Hydraulic fracturing is the process of creating fractures in the rocks by injecting a mixture of sand and water to take out the oil...

2013-03-27 16:24:28

80% of French people familiar with shale gas say they would be in favor of experimenting with an alternative technology to hydraulic fracturing PARIS, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While the French debate on the energy transition is in full swing and controversy lingers over the extraction of shale gas, a new IFOP poll reveals that 80% of those who are aware of shale gas would be in favor of experimenting with an alternative technology to hydraulic fracturing that does not require...

2013-02-21 08:22:30

HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PacWest Consulting Partners has just published the 12Q4 release of its PumpingIQ report, which monitors the global hydraulic fracturing market. PacWest analysis concludes that the gap between aggregate US hydraulic fracturing supply and demand peaked in the fourth quarter of 2012. PacWest estimates that US hydraulic fracturing capacity utilization in the fourth quarter of 2012 averaged 75%, resulting in an average capacity utilization of 83% for the...

2013-02-11 20:21:30

CALGARY, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - EVOLUTION WELL SERVICES demonstrated their new hybrid powered fracturing technology on February 5, 2013 in Lethbridge, Alberta.  Various industry professionals witnessed the first demonstration of a mobile natural gas solution that results in lower emissions, operating costs in terms of fuel savings, reduced eco footprint and increased efficiencies. This new technology allows for the use of electrical power to deliver fracturing fluids to...

2013-02-04 08:30:04

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santrol, a Fairmount Minerals company, announced today the publication of Proppant Briefs, an information series to improve hydraulic fracturing performance. The first seven briefs were released at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, February 4-6, The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130204/DA52327) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/MM48468LOGO) The...

2013-02-04 08:22:07

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced the commercial launch of Pyrolase(®) HT cellulase, a next-generation cellulase enzyme for use as a biocatalyst to break down the guar-based gel used in hydraulic fracturing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120924/MM79973LOGO) Pyrolase(®) HT is a highly...

2013-01-24 12:22:16

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, is pleased to announce the successful installation of a permanent microseismic acquisition system near Bakersfield, California. The system, consisting of multiple, time-synchronized downhole geophone arrays and surface acquisition units, will be used to monitor hydraulic fracturing and waterflood operations in a diatomite formation. (Logo:...