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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
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
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
A New Wave Of LNG Is Set To Hit The Markets
The increased transition to natural gas in heating and electricity generation around the world will continue to drive liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand growth for years to come, analysts say. The first wave of LNG ...
BAE's autonomous patrol boat packs 12.7-mm heat and offers 10-day mission range
Targeted at anti-piracy, border control, intelligence gathering and maritime security missions, the Pacific 950 is an autonomous boat that can operate alone for up to 10 days, or cover 300 nautical miles (556 km) at...
New rules to take effect at Oklahoma Corporation Commission
New rules adopted by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission take effect immediately, They apply to Transportation and Petroleum Storage Tank rules and go into effect on Aug. 1
Permian Needs $9 Billion Worth of New Wells—But Not for Crude
As much as $9 billion will be needed over the next decade just to throw away dirty water in the world’s busiest shale field, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. The scale of the challenge is mind-boggling.....
Multi-well sites turn out to be big producers in STACK
Four wells with production of nearly 3,400 barrels of oil a day off a single pad were reported by Newfield Exploration Mid-Con. Inc. The Ronnie 1610 wells were drilled in Blaine County at 34 16N 10W at a site........
Teck’s $20BN oil sands project gets thumbs up from review panel
A $20 billion northern Alberta oil sands project proposed by Vancouver’s Teck Resources Ltd. has been deemed to be in the public interest by a joint review panel. The panel found Teck’s massive 260,000 barrel-per-day oil
NEB announces next steps for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project
The NEB has decided how regulatory processes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will continue, including detailed route and condition compliance processes. NEB decisions and orders issued prior to the Federal Court
New Technology For H2S Removal In Crude Oil
Q2 Technologies, the developer of triazine based Scavengers, has now brought to market an innovative H2S Scavenger for crude oil applications. Refineries, production streams and crude oil terminals can eliminate fouling
5 B corps companies using business to save our oceans
In June 2018, a pilot whale was found suffering in a Thai canal and, after failed rescue attempts, died because of the 80 plastic bags found in its stomach. Fast forward to April 1, when a pregnant sperm whale was found