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2013-09-09 12:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection encourages the public to protect public health and the environment by taking part in a statewide celebration of "Protect Your Groundwater Day" tomorrow, Sept. 10. "Clean water is one of our most precious assets," acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Every Pennsylvanian can take a few easy steps and play a part in keeping our water clean. Let's not take our resources for granted." In...

2013-08-23 10:51:11

A new model to predict the risk of contaminants in groundwater will save those who use it significant time and money, highlighting drinking water quality issues in the process. This model is currently being implemented in China to determine the spread of groundwater contamination by arsenic. "Arsenic poisoning due to the use of contaminated drinking water is a major health problem in many parts of the world," explained Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Lado, a researcher on the model design team....

2013-08-07 16:21:54

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), which operates the Shouyang coalbed methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to update the market on recent drilling and fracing activities. Far East Energy is progressing though a robust drilling and development program for the 2013 work year and as of July 31, 2013, a total of 53 wells have been spudded since January 1. As of July 31,...

2013-08-07 08:23:38

Hislop Pit Complex returns 3.06 g/t Au over 21.8m, including 5.30 g/t Au over 8.2m; and 7.01 g/t Au over 8.1m Hislop North returns 4.43 g/t Au over 20.2m (5.25 g/t Au uncut), including 12.81 g/t Au over 3.8m (16.44 g/t Au uncut) TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX-SAS) (OTCQX-STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce recent drill results from the Hislop North Project ("Hislop North"), northwest of the Hislop Mine and the Hislop Pit depth...

2013-07-26 18:47:57

A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug. The results of the North Texas well study were published online by the journal Environmental Science & Technology Thursday. The peer-reviewed paper focuses on the presence of...

2013-06-27 23:42:22

Water Test America offers comprehensive and convenient testing kits for customers concerned about drinking water contamination due to fracking or natural gas drilling. The test results are analyzed from customer-collected water samples according to the highest laboratory quality standards. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Water Test America is pleased to announce a new line of sophisticated tests which are designed to determine the presence of fracking contamination. Many areas...

2013-06-04 23:03:35

A Pennsylvania couple´s appeal challenges the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection´s determination that a type of gas well drilling known as fracking did not contaminate their drinking water supply. The couple alleges that the determination is arbitrary and capricious and has no supporting scientific data or evidence to back it up. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the victims of toxic...

2013-05-24 08:21:01

CALGARY, May 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Bengal Energy Ltd. (TSX: BNG) ("Bengal" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Cuisinier 11 ("Cuisinier 11"), the fourth well in the 2013 Cuisinier appraisal drilling campaign on the Barta sub-block portion of Authority to Prospect ("ATP") 752P in the Cooper-Eromanga Basin, in Queensland, Australia, has been cased as a future oil producer. The Cretaceous Murta member was the primary target, and Bengal's preliminary petrophysical analysis shows...

2013-05-08 08:25:40

Optimization projects reduce drilling, completion costs HOUSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced updated well results from drilling in the Tonkawa and Granite Wash formations of the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma. Tonkawa initial production rates climb 70 percentFlow rates from Apache's first seven Tonkawa wells drilled and producing for 30 days in 2013 averaged 662 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day, a 70 percent...

2013-05-07 16:22:48

HOUSTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Corporation (TESCO), the leader in top drives and rig mechanization, has completed the testing phase of two innovative products, the HXI 150 ton top drive and Hydraulic Compact CASING DRIVE SYSTEM (TM) (HCCDS(TM)), Julio Quintana, Tesco Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/DA08236LOGO) The HXI 150t, the 12(th) of TESCO's high-tech top drive line, features the...