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PRCI awarded seven contracts
The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) has been awarded seven contracts for Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) co-funded research projects. In February 2019, the US Department of
US oil drillers face growing issue of water disposal: Fuel for Thought
For every barrel of oil produced from the average Permian Basin well, about three barrels of water get pumped out with it. The water-to-oil ratio is lowest in the established Midland Basin, but more exaggerated........
Canadian gas drillers zero in on plan for floating LNG project
Rockies LNG Partners, a group of Canadian natural gas drillers seeking new markets for their production, is considering building an export project on barges floating off the coast of British Columbia. While no decisions
University of Wyoming scientist awarded $1 million from federal government for wastewater research
Wyoming ranks fifth nationally in volume of produced water. Produced water — or the water that surfaces during hydraulic fracturing and well treatment — is often chock-full of salts, metals and other chemicals. According
The Birth Of An LNG Superpower
Given Iran’s huge natural gas reserves, its new-found rapprochement with fellow gas supergiant Qatar, and Russia’s strategy to expedite the ‘Gas OPEC’ global supply and pricing cartel, Tehran’s plans to re-energise....

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PRCI awarded seven contracts
The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) has been awarded seven contracts for Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) co-funded research projects. In February 2019, the US Department of
US oil drillers face growing issue of water disposal: Fuel for Thought
For every barrel of oil produced from the average Permian Basin well, about three barrels of water get pumped out with it. The water-to-oil ratio is lowest in the established Midland Basin, but more exaggerated........
Canadian gas drillers zero in on plan for floating LNG project
Rockies LNG Partners, a group of Canadian natural gas drillers seeking new markets for their production, is considering building an export project on barges floating off the coast of British Columbia. While no decisions
University of Wyoming scientist awarded $1 million from federal government for wastewater research
Wyoming ranks fifth nationally in volume of produced water. Produced water — or the water that surfaces during hydraulic fracturing and well treatment — is often chock-full of salts, metals and other chemicals. According
The Birth Of An LNG Superpower
Given Iran’s huge natural gas reserves, its new-found rapprochement with fellow gas supergiant Qatar, and Russia’s strategy to expedite the ‘Gas OPEC’ global supply and pricing cartel, Tehran’s plans to re-energise....
John Tiratsoo, has passed away
Our friend and esteemed colleague, John Tiratsoo has passed away, Sunday November 11, 2019. Our most heartfelt condolences to family, friends and colleagues. John was a wonderful friend, mentor, and family man.
Why frackers are using sewage to collect oil and gas
America's oil industry faces a number of challenges, including low oil prices, the rise of electric vehicles and proposals to limit fracking. But one of its biggest problems: The industry is running out of water. The US
Trump looks to open up railroads for LNG shipments
Liquefied natural gas could soon move around the country by rail as the Trump administration moves to loosen restrictions on transporting LNG in an effort to further boost to the nation’s energy sector.
FERC office issues horizontal directional drilling guidance
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Energy Projects Office has issued fresh Final Guidance for Horizontal Directional Drill Monitoring, Inadvertent Return Response, and Contingency Plans, it announced.....
Oil Industry Can Save $100B with Automation, Digitalization
Once just industry buzzwords, automation and digitalization stand to save upstream operators $100 billion in the 2020s, according to a study by energy research firm Rystad Energy. In 2018, $1 trillion was spent on

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