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2014-02-14 12:21:30

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88jl85/drilling_fluids) has announced the addition of the "Drilling Fluids For Oil And Gas Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88jl85/drilling_fluids ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ever-increasing...

Fish Exposed To Crude Oil Suffer Host Of Heart Ailments
2014-02-14 08:54:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Stanford University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that crude oil interferes with fish heart cells, resulting in a slowed heart rate, reduced cardiac contractility and irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. The study is part of an ongoing Natural Resource Damage Assessment of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The findings...

2014-02-12 16:22:06

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today appointed Marc Edwards as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014. Mr. Edwards succeeds Lawrence Dickerson, who announced his intent to retire in September 2013 after almost 30 years of continuous service to the Company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b) "We are very pleased to have a proven leader...

2014-02-06 08:22:57

DUBLIN, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cn7v2/drilling_fluids) has announced the addition of the "Drilling Fluids Market & Completion Fluids Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Drilling fluids and completion fluids are critical for any drilling and exploration activity carried onshore or offshore. They are used extensively worldwide at drilling sites...

2014-01-10 23:03:33

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Rod Lifts. Market for Rod Lifts is projected to witness strong growth driven by increased investments in petroleum exploration and drilling activities worldwide. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Beam pumps or sucker rod pumps, also known as rod lift systems, use positive displacement pumps for lifting the oil in the well. The displacement pump is installed or inserted into the tubing at the base of the...

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:...

2014-01-06 12:22:08

Houston Company Expands Information Imaging Services HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the Houston area and beyond, there are creative and communications firms out there that create material to make concepts in highly technical industries simpler to understand. However, very few of them have direct experience in the sectors in which they specialize. FuelFX, which mainly serves the Houston area, however, does have that experience. The company has recently announced the...

Dolphin BP Oil Spill
2013-12-19 11:03:31

[ Watch the Video: Louisiana Dolphins Still Suffer From BP Oil Spill ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team led by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has linked the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to lung damage and adrenal hormone abnormalities in bottlenose dolphins inhabiting Louisiana’s Barataria Bay. Study researchers based their findings on health assessments conducted more than one year after the spill....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.