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2014-09-25 12:31:40

Major Harms Already Seen to Human Health, Water Quality and Property Values in WI and MN; Rapid Growth of Fracking Could Lead to Similar Mining in IL, ME, MA, MI, MO, NY, NC, SC, PA, TN, VT and VA. BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frac sand mining - the extraction of the fine-particle sand needed for hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") of wells -- is expanding rapidly in the United States and poses a little-understood threat to human health, the environment, and local...

2014-09-24 16:20:32

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluid Recovery Services (FRS) will have a prominent role in the Shale Insight 2014 conference program. The company will sponsor a session on Water Sourcing: An Update on Water Resources Acquisition within the Basin, to be presented on Thursday, September 25, from 10:30-11:45 am at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. FRS President Paul Hart will moderate the session, which features panelists Devesh Mittal, Vice President...

2014-09-23 23:03:27

The lucrative and high investment areas of subsea regions in the U.S. and Canada are also driving the exponential growth of the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-2200133703.html (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The global water-based drilling & completion fluids market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $6,394.7 million in 2013 to...

2014-09-22 08:22:30

HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) today provided an update concerning marketplace conditions and related impact to sales volumes. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/MM00528LOGO -- The Company is seeing a growing number of operators experiment with the use of more sand in their well completions. While sand demand is increasing, the Company believes the conductivity and production benefits of its ceramic...

2014-09-19 08:23:01

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jereh Group, a private Chinese oil and gas equipment manufacturer and service provider, showcased a cutting-edge coiled tubing unit and integrated unconventional E&P solutions at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio, Texas on September 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147244 "In this multi-billion dollar market, a wealth of opportunities is offered," said Chengcheng Yu, manager of America Jereh, a...

2014-09-19 08:22:18

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to acquire the Texas-based pressure pumping assets of a privately held company. The acquisition includes 143,250 horsepower of hydraulic fracturing equipment, which was manufactured in 2011 and 2012, and provides Patterson-UTI with two additional bases of operations and employees to support customer activity in the Eagle Ford and...

Northeast Debates Benefits And Dangers Of Hydrofracking
2014-09-16 05:03:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a process used to release natural gas hidden deep underground. The process has been blamed for everything from earthquakes to sinkholes, but a new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals that fracking is not the cause of contaminated water in Pennsylvania and Texas. Scientists from five universities collaborated on the study, finding that faulty well integrity is...

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2014-09-15 03:45:09

Mark Golden, Stanford University Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds. We can do better, the authors say. A strange thing happened on the way to dealing with climate change: Advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within humanity's grasp. The...

2014-09-12 08:22:12

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at the DUG Eagle Ford Convention are invited to meet with Linde engineers who will be discussing Linde's extensive services for unconventional development in the Eagle Ford, the most active shale play in the world. The convention will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, September 15-17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b At booth #8086, Linde will...

2014-09-10 16:23:27

RnRMarketResearch.com adds " Proppant Market by Type (Frac Sand, Ceramic & Resin Coated) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" research report to its store. DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The proppant market size in terms of value in 2013 was estimated to be about 45.12 million tons and is projected to reach 84.20 million tons by 2019, at a CAGR of 10.7% from 2014 to 2019. The proppant market is estimated to reach $19,022.71 million by 2019. Photo -...


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