Halliburton; Eclipse Complete Longest Lateral Well in the U.S.
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:39
Halliburton announced that it worked with Eclipse Resources Corp. to complete hydraulic fracturing of the extended-reach lateral test well known as "Purple Hayes." The Utica Shale well had a lateral length of more than 18,500 ft. and was completed with 124 frac stages in 24 days. The total depth was 27,046 ft., including the lateral extension which Eclipse believes is the longest horizontal onshore lateral ever drilled in the United States.
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IMA-NA Supports Workforce Education Bill
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:23
The House Committee on Education and Workforce unanimously passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, out of Committee. The Act was supported by the Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA).
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:14
A federal judge in Wyoming has struck down the Obama administration's regulations on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management doesn't have the authority to establish rules over fracking on federal and Indian lands, according to National Public Radio.
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Athabasca Sells Three Leases
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:10
Athabasca Minerals Inc. announced the closing of the sale of Athabasca's rights, title and interests surrounding three leases bordering the Obed Transloading Facility to Wayfinder Corp. for a purchase price of $800,000 Canadian.
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Hi-Crush Receives Safety Award
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:06
Hi-Crush Partners LP announced that it recently received a safety award for its exemplary safety record at its Augusta mine and processing facility. Hi-Crush was recognized at the Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) Annual Safety Recognition Awards Luncheon.
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