Articles in "Health & Safety News"

Louisiana's water supply has not been contaminated by drilling, according to Briggs.
May 20, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Louisiana, Wyoming to see more hydraulic fracturing

Louisiana is reaping the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, and Wyoming will see five more producers who will drill for natural gas.

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May 6, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Natural gas boom cutting greenhouse gas emissions

While natural gas production has risen from better hydraulic fracturing methods, energy and environmentalist experts are pointing to the increase in natural gas production for decreasing overall greenhouse gas emissions.

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April 25, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Baker Hughes to reveal the contents of its hydraulic fracturing fluid

Baker Hughes will begin revealing the contents of its fracking solutions, showing confidence in the industry.

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April 16, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Safer frac sand storage could help prevent potential health problems for workers

While the industry is booming, some businesses in the industry are quickly realizing the dangers behind using frac sand around workers.

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April 15, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations

New walking rig could limit safety issues in the oil​ field

The harsh work environment might have just got easier for oil and gas crews with a new 500,000-pound rig that can walk, rotate 360 degrees, operate with a remote control and load frac sleeves automatically.

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April 10, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Frac sand safety needs to be a priority for well operators

As the demand for frac sand grows, more drilling operations need to keep their crews safe with the right frac sand storage and silos.

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April 2, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

Demand for frac sand growing among oil and gas industry

According to Seeking Alpha, while the total number of rigs drilling in the nation are declining, the demand for frac sand in fracking operations is growing.

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February 5, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News

Former interior secretary plans to educate public on safe fracking methods

While some of the public is still hesitant on fracking, former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wants to educate people on the safety measures involved in fracking.

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January 31, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations

Clean Frac’ing Conference announced for Houston on Feb. 17 and 18

The oil and gas industry is gearing up for the “Clean Frac’ing Conference” hosted by the Petroleum Connection, which will highlight new fracking technologies and research toward cleaner drilling methods.

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January 30, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Study: Natural gas linked to lower US carbon emissions

A recent study linked natural gas power plants with decreased CO2 emissions.

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