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Produced water reuse report offers insight, path forward
The long anticipated Groundwater Protection Council's "Produced Water Report" is a must read for those in the oil, gas and water business. Michael Dunkel, who was the primary author of the second of the report's three...
Energy Information Administration Details Short-Term Energy Outlook
The US Energy Information Administration released its short-term energy outlook this week, outlining the country’s energy production in 2019 and future production in 2020. According to an article published by Power.....
PRCI subsea pipeline tool gets upgrade
PRCI’s On-Bottom Stability Simulator (OBS) tool is specifically designed for the analysis of on-bottom pipeline stability in subsea applications, and its new 4.0 version includes updates, bug fixes and the addition....
Oxy completes $38B acquisition of Anadarko to close mega deal
Occidental Petroleum completed its roughly $38 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum on Thursday in a mega deal that combines two of the largest oil producers based out of the Houston area. The deal was finalized....
Permian Fracking Continues to Break Records
The prolific Permian Basin continues to break records. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Permian broke old records in June, according to energy research firm Rystad Energy, who estimates there were as many as 18...
Chesapeake continues drive to becoming oilier
Continuing its drive to become an oilier company, Chesapeake Energy said that during the second quarter of 2019 it increased oil production by 10% year over year exclusive of asset sales and purchases.
Self-driving trucks are cruising down I-45 between Dallas and Houston
When Don Burnette worked at Otto, a self-driving truck startup, his team hit some pretty big milestones. It recorded the first shipment of cargo delivered by a self-driving truck: 50,000 cans of Budweiser in 2016.....
Becoming a B Corporation
We’re the first global wealth and asset manager to join this international community of certified B Corporations. What does this mean? What are the commitments? Bertrand Gacon, Head of Corporate Sustainability, explains
Report: New Lithium Mines May Bring Battery Prices Down
Automakers continue to express concerns over the supply of raw materials for electric-car batteries. A Bloomberg report suggests that might not be the reality at all. Enough new lithium supplies are coming online that...
Keystone XL Inches Forward as Order Blocking Work Is Lifted
TC Energy Corp.’s $8 billion Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is inching forward after a court injunction that stopped work on the project was lifted. An order issued by a Montana judge barring certain pre-construction
Imola Operations (Autumn) $1.16 million Financing.Filed Jul 31 Form D
Imola Operations (Autumn) Ltd., Corporation just released form D for $1.16 million equity financing. The date of first sale was 2019-06-26. Imola Operations (Autumn) was able to finance itself with $113,610 so far....
Embracing technology, diversity propels Chevron into the future
According to Mike Coyle, president of manufacturing for Chevron, Chevron's refining and manufacturing business has been on a journey for the past several years. "With regard to personal process safety performance, we are
DOE approves LNG exports from Gulf LNG project in Mississippi
The U.S. DOE Office of Fossil Energy issued an order to Gulf LNG Liquefaction Company LLC (GLLC) approving exports of domestically produced LNG from the Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project. The project will be located.....
Leaders plan to modernize McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.), along with Governors Kevin Stitt (R-Okla.) and Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.), announced provisions in America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act that outline future
Lagoon Water Solutions Strikes Deal With Continental Resources
Lagoon Water Solutions; Oklahoma's premier water midstream provider, closed on an $85 million purchase of Continental's eastern STACK water recycling facility, gathering system and three related disposal wells in Blaine
Intrepid and NGL Energy Partners Acquire Land and Successfully Permit Wells for a Produced Water Disposal Opportunity
Intrepid Potash, Inc. announced the purchase along with NGL Energy Partners, 652 acres in Loving County, Texas, and near the Intrepid South ranch for the purpose of developing a produced water disposal facility, which is
Concho Resources Inc. and Solaris Water Midstream Form Joint Venture for Produced Water Management in the Northern Delaware Basin
Concho Resources Inc. Solaris Water Midstream, LLC today the formation of a strategic joint venture focused on optimizing produced water logistics at scale in the Northern Delaware Basin. The joint venture includes....
4,900 barrels of oil a day from 6 Devon Energy wells in Kingfisher county
Devon Energy scored big in Kingfisher County, one of the three major counties comprising the STACK. The company reported two multi-well sites on a single pad out of the Mississippian formation with the largest well...
Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project in Mississippi
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy today issued an order to Gulf LNG Liquefaction Company, LLC (GLLC) approving exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Gulf LNG
Ag firm establishes oil produced water tech in Wyoming oil fields
Agricultural company Encore Green Environmental announces its latest project to process oilfield by-product water for land application to foster agriculture and conservation using its trademarked Conservation By-Design