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'Fracking' raises environmental, water concerns in Livingston in 2013

on Jan 4, 2014 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

'Fracking' raises environmental, water concerns in Livingston in 2013 The drilling permit approved in September for Texas-based GeoSouthern Energy Corp. allowed the company to use hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” to break up rock and increase the flow of potential natural gas on a Conway Township farm … Read more on Livingston Daily US Drilling And Fracking Boom Leaves Some Homeowners In A Big Hole But that is starting to change with the spread of new technology for oil and gas drilling, such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or...

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Drilling and Exploration Equipment Procurement Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

on Dec 31, 2013 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Drilling and exploration equipment has a buyer power score of 3.3 out of 5. This score reflects the volatility of external drivers and input prices and also suggests that suppliers can be somewhat flexible with their prices. However, the low market structure score, which incorporates measures of the availability of substitutes, market share concentration and switching costs, suggests that it can also be tough for purchasers to effectively negotiate lower prices. Demand for drilling and exploration equipment heavily depends on housing starts and...

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Dallas May Have Banned Hydraulic Fracturing

on Dec 27, 2013 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

Dallas May Have Banned Hydraulic Fracturing The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday to require any gas wells to be placed at least 1,500 feet from homes, a move that the gas industry says might as well be a ban on drilling. Combined with the fact that the council would still have to approve any … Read more on CleanTechnica Dallas adopts strict drilling rules for its slice of Barnett Shale The City Council voted 9-6 to approve the setback and other restrictions, including disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, sampling of air and water before drilling starts, and...

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Britain Opens Door to More Shale Gas Drilling

on Dec 24, 2013 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

Britain Opens Door to More Shale Gas Drilling “Only a year since restrictions on hydraulic fracturing were lifted we have now got a complete suite of measures under which we can operate,” said Andrew Austin, the chief executive of Igas Energy, a shale gas company that is drilling at the Barton … Read more on New York Times Democrats want hearing on whether earthquakes are linked to fracking photo – A drilling rig used for hydraulic fracturing is trucked across a water hose at A drilling rig used for hydraulic fracturing is trucked across a water hose at a drill site Sept. 24,...

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Worldwide Power Products Arranges Expedited Delivery of Kato Generator End to Leading Oilfield Services Firm Ensign International Energy Services

on Dec 22, 2013 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

(PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Worldwide Power Products(WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it recently procuredand delivered on a rush basisa 600V Kato 6P6-3300 generator end for Ensign International Energy Services Pty Ltd (EIES), a proprietary limited company owned by Alberta, Canada-based Ensign Entergy Services (EES). EIES approached WPP after failure of the alternator in a power-supply generator threatened operations at Rig 941, located in Kurdistan, northern Iraq. “I was very happy to find a company like Worldwide Power...

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Africas Finest, Most Innovative Companies are Honoured at The Annual Africa Oil and Gas Awards 2013

on Dec 20, 2013 in Drilling Industry News | 0 comments

(PRWEB UK) 15 October 2013 Maersk Drilling, Halliburton Global logistics and GNPC – Technip were among the service companies named finest in the field by the prestigious panel of judges, which included Energy Ministers, NOC’s and IOC’s. Tullow Oil, OMV, Midwestern and Oando were a few of many oil & gas operators to take home an award. Exploration & Production Company of the Year: Tullow Oil Winning the award for phenomenal growth over the past decade fulled by exploration and production in Africa. Local Content Initiative of the Year Award:...

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