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GN provide the drilling cuttings drying system for Greatwall drilling company to do services for Shell Sichuan project.

2014-10-15 16:23:11

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2014-10-14 08:25:12

System Will Provide Greater Access and Takeaway Options for Producers HOUSTON, Oct.

2014-10-13 08:22:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc.

2014-10-03 08:21:39

Inaugural Shale Water Expo to feature seminars from industry leaders and access to latest innovations DENVER, Oct.


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2005-05-25 17:58:42

Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. It is characterized by thin laminae breaking with an irregular curving fracture, often splintery, and parallel to the often indistinguishable bedding planes. Non-fissile rocks of similar composition but made of particles smaller than 1/16 mm are mudstones. Rocks with similar particle sizes but with less clay and therefore grittier are siltstones. The fine particles that compose shale can remain...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.