Current Headlines

  1. More Evidence That Fracking May Cause Earthquakes
    7/24/2014

    New research adds support to the alleged link between fracking and earthquakes. 

  2. Flowrox Launches New Industrial Instrument For Imaging Paraffin Wax And Asphaltene Depositions In Oil And Gas Pipelines
    7/22/2014

    Flowrox, a global leader in heavy-duty industrial valve, pumps and instrumentation manufacturing and service, is releasing to the Oil & Gas market the Flowrox Deposition Watch—a new instrument designed to enhance the monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax and asphaltene depositions.

  3. Export Application Filed With U.S. Department Of Energy For Alaska LNG Project
    7/21/2014

    In another important step forward for the Alaska LNG project, an application to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) was submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy.

  4. Petroleum Demand Up In June And Second Quarter
    7/21/2014

    Total U.S. petroleum deliveries (a measure of demand) rose 1.5 percent from June 2013 to average just above 19.0 million barrels per day last month. For the second quarter, petroleum demand increased 1.5 percent compared to the same period last year.

  5. API Issues 'Good Neighbor' Standards For Oil And Natural Gas Developers
    7/21/2014

    API has published a first-of-its-kind industry standard for community engagement in areas of the country where horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have opened new energy development opportunities.

  6. TIW Corporation Announces The Completion And Delivery Of Two Large Diameter Ball Type Safety Valves To Marine Well Containment Company
    7/21/2014

    TIW Corporation has announced the completion and delivery of two large diameter Ball Type Safety Valves to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) for use with its expanded containment system.

  7. 2H Offshore Joins Deepwater Mining Consortium
    7/21/2014

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions.

  8. API Urges Interior To Issue Science-Based Atlantic Survey Permits
    7/18/2014

    The American Petroleum Institute recently welcomed the Department of the Interior’s decision to issue permits for seismic surveys in the Atlantic, but warned limitations not based in science might prevent some companies from seeking permits and performing surveys.

  9. Pulse Provides Real-Time Fatigue Monitoring System West Of Shetland, UK
    7/17/2014

    Pulse Structural Monitoring (Pulse), an Acteon company, has provided a real-time wellhead fatigue monitoring system for drilling and well testing operations on the Lancaster Discovery, west of Shetland in the UK North Sea.

  10. Many Fracking Wells Go Uninspected, Report Shows
    7/16/2014

    A new report conducted by the Associated Press paints a negative view of fracking, describing a major threat to the water supply that authorities are failing to check with regulations and oversight. 

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