Articles from September, 2014

Frac sand demand has skyrocketed.
September 30, 2014- Equipment News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Company profits from timely frac sand investment

Insight Equity Holdings LLC bought out Texas Sports Sands in 2008 and has seen profits soar as a result, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Frac sand demand continues to increase.
September 29, 2014- Equipment News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Natural frac sand remains industry standard

The largest supplier of ceramic proppants, Carbo Ceramics Inc., is projected to see declining profits through the rest of the year, according to Bloomberg News.

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Pipelines transport over 90 percent of energy resources.
September 25, 2014- Equipment News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Pipeline construction still lagging

Though multiple new large-scale pipelines are making their way through the approval process in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other northeast states, the amount of construction and completion of pipelines is unable to meet transportation demand, according to the MinnPost.

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Fracking is becoming more globalized.
September 23, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

More countries betting on fracking

German corporation Siemens bought out a Houston oil company for $7.6 billion – a move that points toward the globalization of fracking, according to The New York Times.

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Millions of people could see lower utility costs as a result of the pipelines.
September 22, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

2 new pipelines possible for New England

New England may have two new pipelines coming its way in the next few years as the Access Northeast and the Northeast Energy Direct projects are currently being planned and submitted for review to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Bloomberg News.

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Safety is a vital issue in the oil and gas industry.
September 19, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Common safety precautions taken by fracking companies

The oil and gas industry has made technological advances in the last decade that have made the extraction and production of resources more efficient and abundant.

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The U.S. will soon be a net exporter of natural gas.
September 18, 2014- Equipment News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

US increasing natural gas exports

Two new companies have received the green light to export liquefied natural gas, according to Fortune.

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Cracks in cement casings allowed pollutants into water sources, not fracking.
September 17, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

New study shows fracking doesn’t contaminate water

Fracking doesn’t lead to contaminated water, according to a new study by researchers published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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New fuel sources are in high demand.
September 16, 2014- Equipment News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Silos help solve frac sand disparities

The fracking boom has revolutionized the energy industry in the past decade with advancements in drilling and extraction technology as well as the increased production of non-renewable resources, like oil and natural gas.

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Ohio has a lot invested in drilling for oil and natural gas.
September 15, 2014- Industry News

New severance tax in the works in Ohio

Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is looking to impose a higher severance tax on fracking in the state, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

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