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New Tracers Can Identify Frack Fluids In The Environment

New Tracers Can Identify Frack Fluids In The Environment

Provided by Cheryl Dybas, NSF and Tim Lucas, Duke University Scientists develop new geochemical tracers, tested at sites in West Virginia and Pennsylvania Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic...

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2014-10-23 12:23:06

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Shale oil is an unconventional type of oil produced from oil shale formations. It is also known as kerogen oil or oil shale oil . The extraction of shale oil is an industrial process that is generally undertaken above ground by mining in oil shale field and then the output is treated...

2014-10-23 08:27:32

According to the EY Oil & Gas Center's US quarterly outlook HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite nearly unprecedented geopolitical concerns, both US and global crude prices have decreased during the third quarter of 2014 due to a surge in domestic production and weak oil demand growth. While the latest Department of Energy forecasts project continued increases in US oil production over the next 5-7 years, recent IEA estimates predict lower global oil demand growth than...

2014-10-23 08:26:34

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the October Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 23, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2014, including...

2014-10-23 08:25:39

Contracts Awarded to Two New Drillships HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today reported third quarter 2014 net income of $53 million, or $0.38 per share, compared to net income of $95 million, or $0.68 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. Revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were $738 million, compared to revenues of $706 million in the third quarter of 2013. The Company today announced plans to retire and scrap six of its mid-water...

2014-10-23 08:25:07

Company generates nearly $1 billion in cash flow -- Production at Christina Lake averaged more than 68,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) net in the third quarter, an increase of 30% when compared with the same period a year earlier. -- Foster Creek production averaged almost 57,000 bbls/d net in the quarter, 15% higher than the same quarter in 2013. -- Cenovus achieved first production from its Foster Creek phase F expansion in September. --...

2014-10-22 08:25:48

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 66.75 cents per unit for the period July 1 through Sept. 30, 2014, representing the 50(th) distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001. The third-quarter 2014 distribution is 20% higher than the third-quarter 2013 distribution of 55.75 cents per unit and represents a 4% increase over the...

2014-10-21 23:02:37

New cutting-edge research report “Global Small and Medium Scale LNG Growth, Technologies, Terminals and New Business Opportunities Outlook to 2020- Growing Demand Encouraging New Terminal Development Opportunities Across the World” worked out by OG Analysis is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Worldwide, 26 countries are estimated to possess small liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals installed and operational. Moving forward, 10 more nations...

2014-10-21 20:21:07

DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: QEPM) today announced that it will host a teleconference and webcast to discuss its third quarter 2014 results beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. MT) on Thursday, November 6, 2014. QEPM will issue a combined third quarter financial and operations press release Wednesday, November 5, 2014 after the market closes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130904/LA74347LOGO The conference call can be heard live...

2014-10-21 16:21:27

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today an extension of the open season for commitments on the proposed Saddlehorn Pipeline to transport various grades of crude oil from the Niobrara shale to the partnership's storage facilities in Cushing, Oklahoma. Binding commitments are now due by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Nov. 6, 2014. The proposed Saddlehorn Pipeline includes construction of an approximate 600-mile, 20-inch...

2014-10-21 12:25:12

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018 and The New Shale Gas Countries research reports to the energy and power category of its online business intelligence library. Shale Oil market in the US will grow at 13.3% CAGR over the period 2013-2018 whereas The New Shale Gas Countries report looks at a "Baker's dozen" of the most promising shale gas prospective countries, which could be significant in the next decade....


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
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