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Oilfield tool maintenance provider expanding in Bakken, DJ Basin

BY Luke GeiverKoltek Energy Services is expanding its oilfield tool and equipment services to meet the needs of clients in the Bakken, DJ Basin, and Powder River Basin. READ MORE

January 17, 2019

UK group planning CO2 sequestration trials in Europe, US shale

BY Very Large Scale Decarbonization Partners VLS Decarb is planning similar field trials in several U.S. shale basins where, pending results, these trial sites will be developed into fully functioning carbon dioxide storage facilities capable of permanently storing a significant percentage. READ MORE

January 14, 2019

Shale water recycling Co adds Bakken on-site water test kit

BY Resirkulere USA Inc. The use of this system will allow Resirkulere clients to test, diagnose and treat water (frack, flowback or produced) in real time at the well site while having the confidence of lab quality results from the combined systems. READ MORE

January 09, 2019

Downhole tool maker earns $50M investment for expanding in shale

BY Luke GeiverPost Oak Energy Capital believes in the need for downhole tooling in the unconventional oil and gas industry. The investment firm just provided $50 million in capital to Houston-based Prime Downhole Holdings LLC. READ MORE

January 09, 2019

TX sand news: supplying Eagle Ford, easing Permian flowback issue

BY Luke GeiverFrack sand season is still in full swing across Texas. In South Texas, Chesapeake energy has signed an agreement with Emerge Energy Services. In the Permian, new resin coated options could reduce flowback issues. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

Could acoustic tech make shale fracking better?

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory A team of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using a combination of neutron and x-ray scattering to make hydraulic fracturing safer and more efficient. Tests are already showing promising results. READ MORE

January 03, 2019

Purdue joins industry on shale gas tech research

BY Purdue’s Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources The center’s research focuses on developing new catalysts, separation methods and process design, including modular systems that deliver cost-effective solutions for the transformation of shale gas resources. READ MORE

December 31, 2018

New shale gas drilling methods boost production potential

BY University of Texas-Austin A new analysis of the nation's major shale gas plays has revealed that the amount of natural gas that can be technically recovered from future well locations has increased by 20 percent. READ MORE

December 06, 2018

Special crystalline added to concrete shale facility in Permian

BY Penetron The large saltwater disposal tanks at the Balmorhea Shale Oil Facility in West Texas, completed in November 2018, included PENETRON ADMIX in the concrete. READ MORE