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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...

2013-09-23 23:29:14

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Proppants Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Report Details Proppants are an integral part of hydraulic fracturing, the process by which unconventional oil and gas resources are extracted. The promise of unconventional resources to meet the energy demands of the near future, due in part to technological improvements and multi-stage horizontal drilling techniques, will drive ever-increasing amounts of...

2013-09-23 12:22:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader and pioneer in microseismic technology and services is pleased to announce the successful completion of an intensive microseismic fracture mapping program in the Horn River Basin for Nexen Energy ULC. The program represents the largest microseismic program undertaken by the company to date, comprising 136 monitored stages over 10 wells. Data for over 100,000 microseismic events were recorded over the...

2013-09-17 16:21:26

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a dividend on November 15, 2013 of $0.30 per share to shareholders of record on November 1, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/MM00528LOGO) About CARBO CARBO is an oilfield services technology company providing industry-leading products and services for: -- Production Enhancement Solutions - increasing production and...

2013-09-17 16:20:54

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Water Solutions is in production with its movable produced water recycling system in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale. Oil and Gas producers contract with EWS for onsite recycling of produced water on oil and gas well pads and collection facilities to lower total fluids management costs and production expenses. EWS' onsite recycling solution cleans water for reuse as frac water, to a producer's specification. Energy Water Solutions mobilized its...

2013-09-17 12:23:42

Numerous Problems Outlined With How Study Was Conducted in Order to Achieve Results Inconsistent with Findings of Independent Researchers WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Ingraffea, Ph.D., Dwight C. Baum professor of engineering, Cornell University, and president, Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy (PSE), and Seth B. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, executive director, Physicians, Scientists, & Engineers for Healthy Energy, and environmental...

2013-09-16 16:21:15

Unprecedented data collection effort to better understand the climate impacts of natural gas AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of sixteen methane emissions studies in a comprehensive research initiative organized by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and involving more than 90 partners - universities, scientists, research facilities, and oil and gas companies - is now available. The paper, "Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production...

2013-09-16 16:21:13

HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Southwestern Energy Company's (NYSE: SWN) commitment to driving innovation and advancing methods to reduce methane emissions from its operations, the Company participated in the recently released methane emissions air study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Texas and environmental consulting and testing firms URS and Aerodyne Research. The study was published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2013-09-16 16:21:05

Study is inconsistent with established science and not representative of US natural gas development BERKELEY, Calif, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a new study, "Measurements of Methane Emissions at Natural Gas Production Sites in the United States" by David T. Allen and colleagues, will be published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences at 3pm ET. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) together with many oil and gas companies funded and supported this research...

2013-09-16 08:23:10

PITTSBURGH and LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EQT Corporation and Green Field Energy Services, Inc. today announced the successful completion of multiple fracturing stages using pumps powered by 100% "field" gas supplied directly from a nearby Marcellus natural gas well. The hydraulic fracturing was conducted on a well operated by EQT Corporation and located in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania. "We are excited to be one of the first to utilize a technology that...