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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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2014-10-22 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....

2014-10-21 00:20:43

SINGAPORE, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian spot prices fell in the first half of October as the region struggled to absorb abundant supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Pacific basin amid weak demand fundamentals. Falling crude oil prices also weighed on the near curve, as buyers anticipated lower contractual rates later in the winter. The ICIS November '14 East Asia Index (EAX) was assessed at $13.950/MMBtu on 15 October, having shed $0.775/MMBtu from...

2014-10-20 20:23:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of October 20, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Resolute: Commenced operations...

2014-10-20 20:22:17

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Leading Companies in LNG FPSO & FSRU Report DetailsTraditionally, LNG facilities have been built onshore, but this has become increasingly expensive in recent years, leading to the development of more cost effective solutions such as FLNG. The global market for floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) can be divided into two distinct areas: LNG FPSOs (Liquefied Natural Gas Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels) and...

2014-10-16 16:25:01

Drilling Follows Successful Installation of Two New Offshore Production Platforms HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced the commencement of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin block. The development drilling campaign follows the recent on-schedule installation of the Etame platform and the Southeast Etame/North Tchibala ("SEENT") platform. All work on this project was accomplished without a safety or...

2014-10-16 08:24:22

HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from Total to supply subsea systems for its Edradour and Glenlivet fields offshore in the West of Shetland area. FMC Technologies' scope of supply consists of subsea equipment including manifolds and associated connections and controls equipment, wellhead systems, subsea tie back connection equipment and a subsea production tree. "FMC Technologies is pleased to be...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.