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2014-03-10 12:22:50

PITTSBURGH, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that it opposes export of U.S. crude oil because it would cost jobs at U.S. refineries, raise prices at the gas pump, decrease national security and increase environmental degradation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Lifting the ban would benefit oil companies that engage in oil exploration and production, but it would harm their refining operations that have to...

2014-03-10 12:22:36

LUANDA, Angola, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialising in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, PetroPlus Overseas has wasted no time in laying the foundations for its future growth. Today it holds many oil and gas rights in Africa, particularly in Gabon where it has two licences, one of which is very promising and will see its initial exploratory drilling in 2014. Four Africa permits in progress Thanks to its excellent knowledge of the field, PetroPlus...

2014-03-10 08:33:42

Directional Rentals renamed Drilling Tools International HOUSTON and LAFAYETTE, La., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hicks Equity Partners ("HEP"), a private equity firm led by the Thomas O. Hicks family, today announced that its portfolio company, Directional Rentals, Inc., has acquired Reamco, Inc., a company based in Lafayette, Louisiana that manufactures, rents and refurbishes downhole drilling tools and related products used in the drilling industry. Directional Rentals,...

2014-03-10 08:23:37

- New facility expands on company's global investment in drilling assets HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW), a global offshore drilling contractor, today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to the Energy Crossing II building at 15011 Katy Freeway to accommodate the company's recent record growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DA79411-a The move also marks a pivotal point in Atwood's 45 year history as the company...

2014-03-10 08:22:12

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of February 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 425. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 68,100 producing a rig utilization rate of 73%, compared to 69% and 71% in January 2014 and February 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by five to 1,008. Fluid...

2014-03-08 23:01:00

The Artificial Lift Systems Market report categorizes the market on the basis of the lift types, its components, and countries, revenues and trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/artificial-lift-systems-market-1263.html (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The report “Artificial Lift Systems Market, by Types (ESP, PCP, Rod Lift), by Component (Pump, Motor, Separator, Cable, Pump Jack, Sucker Rod), by Countries (U.S., Canada, Russia, China, Venezuela) - Trends & Forecast to...

2014-03-07 23:04:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Asphaltene and Paraffin Inhibitors markets. Global market for Asphaltene and Paraffin Inhibitors is projected to reach US$1.0 billion by 2020, driven by increasing oil exploration and production activities and growing emphasis on paraffin and asphaltene control systems against a backdrop of increased heavy grade crude oil production. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Globally, crude oil...

2014-03-07 16:20:50

Up 240,000 b/d from January, Driven by Surge in Iraqi Oil Exports LONDON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crude oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed by 240,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 30.11 million b/d in February from 29.87 million b/d in January following a surge in Iraqi exports and despite new setbacks in Libya, a just-released Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts showed. "These are the sorts of output...

2014-03-07 16:20:24

"Clearly the big driver for Tier 4 regulations is environmental and health benefits and we'll see a 90% reduction in NOx and particulate emissions compared to Tier 3 with our Tier 4 final engines." - Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins Engine Business LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The environmental and health benefits resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency's new Tier 4 Final standards have been one of the major focuses of attention at North America's largest construction and farm...

2014-03-07 12:22:28

LONDON, ON, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Petroleum Institute, which represents Ontario oil and natural gas producers, welcomes the decision by the National Energy Board (NEB) to approve Enbridge's Line 9B reversal project. In recent years, the significant increases in North American oil production have resulted in dramatic changes in the market, and specifically to the prices received by Ontario producers. Oil prices have been discounted up to 20 per cent lower than the...


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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