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2013-10-03 23:20:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Shale Gas Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Report Details The shale gas industry has seen significant growth in the North American market changing the dynamics of natural gas trading in the region. The combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract gas from low permeability rock sources has presented a major new energy source, which has significantly reduced the need for natural gas...

2013-10-02 23:27:48

The report “Water Treatment Chemicals to 2017” says demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to 2017 & the mining and energy markets are projected to show the fastest growth through 2017. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only...

2013-10-02 12:50:44

Streams below fracking wastewater treatment show elevated salts, metals, radioactivity Elevated levels of radioactivity, salts and metals have been found in river water and sediments at a site where treated water from oil and gas operations is discharged into a western Pennsylvania creek. "Radium levels were about 200 times greater in sediment samples collected where the Josephine Brine Treatment Facility discharges its treated wastewater into Blacklick Creek than in sediment samples...

2013-10-02 12:22:16

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, October 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Despite having substantial shale gas resources, analysts believe that the UK is unlikely to replicate the US 'shale success story', writes World Review author and energy economist Dr Carole Nakhle. 'A limited onshore domestic service industry, geological complexities, no private ownership of mineral rights, high population densities, strict environmental regulations, and local...

2013-09-30 12:23:13

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") announced today that it has acquired a controlling stake in Wildcat Minerals LLC ("Wildcat" or the "Company"). Founded in 2007 as an oilfield consumables distributor, Wildcat has evolved to become the leading independent material handling solutions provider to proppant (sand) producers, providing everything from procurement, to inventory management and transloading. "We are excited to partner with Platte...

2013-09-29 23:02:28

Proppant Market report includes an analysis of the value chain, a Porter’s five forces analysis, the competitive landscape, a raw material analysis and patent analysis also includes an analysis of the production cost. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/proppant-market-802.html (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 The report, “Proppant Market - by Type (Fracturing Sand, Resin Coated and Ceramic Proppant) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017” defines and segments the global...

2013-09-27 16:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that an independent peer review of its Office of Oil and Gas Management found it to be proficient and ready to address the increase in oil and gas operations in Pennsylvania. "This review demonstrates that the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania is matched by world-class oil and gas management and regulations," DEP Acting Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Pennsylvanians...

2013-09-26 23:27:46

Hydraulic Fracturing Market report includes an analysis of the value chain, a Porter’s five forces analysis, the competitive landscape, a raw material analysis, patent analysis, as well as the fracturing process. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/hydraulic-fracturing-market-745.html (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Hydraulic Fracturing Market by Resource & Well Type - Global Trends & Forecasts up till 2017", published by...

2013-09-26 08:22:16

Society of Petroleum Engineers' Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SPE ATCE) attendees to learn more about Santrol's new technology and expanded manufacturing and distribution network SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santrol, a Fairmount Minerals company, announced today it is releasing self-suspending proppant technology laboratory video results during the SPE ATCE September 30-October 2 in New Orleans. Santrol's self-suspending proppant technology,...

2013-09-25 12:21:46

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper to be presented at the upcoming Society of Petroleum Engineers' Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) will provide details on life cycle costs of fluids used for hydraulic fracturing. The conference will be held on September 30 - October 2 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b) The SPE-166113-MS paper, "A...