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2014-02-25 16:20:55

Allison 9800 OFS transmissions deliver superior performance and reliability for fracturing and pressure pumping applications with a 2600 hp rating INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) has introduced a new product line engineered to meet the evolving demands of the global energy market. A leading provider of fully automatic transmissions in the oil and gas industry for more than 60 years, Allison unveiled the 9800 Oil Field Series...

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 12:22:27

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senators Holly Mitchell and Mark Leno have introduced a bill to impose a moratorium on fracking and well stimulation in California until there is certainty that the practices will not harm public health, the environment and the economy. Fracking and well stimulation are technologies that have in recent years been used in oil and natural gas fields around the country to literally break up and dissolve rock deep in the earth to gain...

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...

2014-02-21 12:22:21

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, State Senators Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) introduced legislation to protect the health and safety of Californians from the potentially harmful consequences of unconventional well stimulation and drilling. SB 1132 calls for a moratorium on all forms of extreme well stimulation, including hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," and acidization until a comprehensive, independent and multi-agency...

2014-02-21 12:22:19

DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Faulkner, President & CEO of Breitling Energy Corporation (OTC: BECC), will kick off the 2014 Natural Gas Roundtable luncheon series at the prestigious University Club of Washington, D.C. on Tuesday February 25 at 12:30 p.m. Faulkner will address the state of U.S. and global natural gas development in his speech, "The Fracking Truth: How to Safely Manage the Process and the Impact on the U.S. and the World." The Natural Gas Roundtable...

2014-02-20 16:22:13

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PacWest Consulting Partners expects improving conditions in the North American market for hydraulic fracturing services, with pricing increases forecasted in many regions by early 2015. PacWest has just published the 2013 Q4 releases of its PumpingIQ and WellIQ reports. The reports provide in-depth analysis and forecasts of North American drilling and completion activity and the hydraulic fracturing services market. Demand for frac services...

2014-02-20 08:31:03

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:World Well Stimulation Materials Market Unconventional resources development to fuel demandGlobal demand for well stimulation materials is expected to register doubledigit annual growth through 2017, boosted by high oil prices, efforts to maximize productivity of wells both old and new, and a shift in activity to shale formations and other unconventional production environments, where...

2014-02-17 08:22:30

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Unconventional Resources Analysis - Wolfcamp Shale (US Lower 48) Massive Potential Emerging in the Permian Unconventional Resources Analysis - Wolfcamp Shale (US Lower 48) Massive Potential Emerging in the Permian Summary "Unconventional Resources Analysis - Wolfcamp Shale (US Lower 48) Massive Potential Emerging in the Permian", GlobalData's latest report, is a comprehensive analysis on...


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