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2012-07-25 14:21:10

HOUSTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) today announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 of $47.6 million, or $.85 per share, compared with $41.7 million, or $.77 per share, for the 2011 second quarter. Consolidated revenues for the 2012 second quarter were $511.8 million compared with $437.3 million reported for the 2011 second quarter. Joe Pyne, Kirby's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented,...

2012-07-25 02:29:32

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced that it has received regulatory authorization from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to market its next-generation cellulase enzyme for non-food applications, including use as a biocatalyst to break down the guar-based gel used in hydraulic fracturing. This highly...

2012-07-11 10:21:14

LAFAYETTE, La., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services, Inc. (CUSIP: 39304KAA4), announces the deployment of a second turbine-driven hydraulic fracturing spread for Shell in the Eagle Ford Shale, marking the 3rd fracturing spread in operation, with a total of 118,000 hydraulic horsepower (HHP) of Turbine-Driven Frac Pumps. Green Field President Rick Fontova stated, "Green Field is proud to deliver our second spread of turbine-driven fracturing pumps to Shell....

2012-06-28 10:21:04

HOUSTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc., a fluids management and environmental solutions provider to the oilfield industry, announced today that it has assigned a strategic agreement with Neohydro Corp., headquartered in Houston, Texas. Neohydro supplies water treating equipment for the onsite treatment and conditioning of water to the oil and gas industry. Neohydro designs and manufactures patent-pending PathoCell(TM) technology and Rover(TM) self-contained...

2012-06-25 10:21:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of a panel discussion on hydraulic fracturing regulations, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer today outlined in a letter to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) some perspectives that the organization missed in its May 2012 report, "In Fracking's Wake: New Rules are Needed to Protect Our Health and Environment from Contaminated Wastewater." Krancer will take part in...

2012-06-21 10:22:08

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health today issued a hazard alert on ensuring that employers in hydraulic fracturing operations take appropriate steps to protect workers from silica exposure. Today's action, which is taken after consultation with stakeholders, including industry, meets the Obama administration's focus on ensuring that this...

2012-06-13 02:23:04

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the disinfection equipment market for shale oil and gas wastewater treatment, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. and Ecosphere Energy Services LLC with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. Through its advanced oxidation technology, OZONIX®, Ecosphere has answered the challenges of recycling and reusing the water used during hydraulic...

2012-06-12 02:22:20

REDMOND, Wash., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M.G. Bryan Equipment Co., a leading heavy equipment and machinery OEM for the oil and gas industry, is using cloud computing for remote asset management of high-tech fracturing equipment. Designed and integrated with Rockwell Automation, M.G. Bryan's new equipment's control and information system leverages Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Azure cloud-computing platform to help provide secure remote access to real-time information, automated maintenance...

2012-06-11 10:22:28

CALGARY, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers responded today to comments about natural gas hydraulic fracturing attributed to federal opposition leader Thomas Mulcair. "In late January, CAPP announced new Canada-wide hydraulic fracturing operating practices designed to improve water management and water and fluids reporting for shale gas and tight gas development across Canada," said CAPP President Dave Collyer. "CAPP members developed the hydraulic...

2012-06-11 02:21:21

HOUSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Energy announced that the company will be presenting at an upcoming LNG-Fueled Drilling & Fracturing Conference in Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111206/SF18166LOGO) On Thursday, June 14, Prometheus Energy's Manager of Business Development Mike Fradette will be presenting at the Zeus 2012 LNG-Fueled Drilling & Fracturing Conference at the Houston Magnolia Hotel. The demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as...