Articles in "Product Innovations"

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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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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Demand for frac sand will increase, while supply will struggle to keep up.
September 12, 2014- Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Demand for frac sand to increase 96 percent by 2016

The demand for frac sand is projected to grow 96 percent by 2016, according to a Morgan Stanley research note in the Business Insider.

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Biochar is easy to use and relatively cheap for oil and gas companies.
September 9, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Researchers find way to clean wastewater

Using a collection of agricultural waste, called biochar, scientists are able to filter chemical-laced frac water and remove impurities before the water is returned to the surface, according to a new study by the Southwest Research Institute and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Fracking helps drillers reach natural gas trapped in shale formations.
September 3, 2014- Industry News - Product Innovations

550-mile natural gas pipeline coming to the East coast

A new 550-mile pipeline is in the works to transport natural gas produced by hydraulic fracturing, according to the Washington Post.

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