Study: Minnesota City Not Impacted by Silica
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015 16:55
Winona, Minn., got a clean bill of health from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), according to its year-long study of pollutants related to diesel truck traffic and silica sand mining, according to the Winona Daily News.
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Mucon Develops Slide Gate Valve For Handling Frac Sand
Published: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:36
Mucon has developed a slide gate valve for frac sand handling.
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Quake Monitoring Service Protects Fracking Operations
Published: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:33
QuakeMonitor is a cost-effective SmartSensor-based system that is easy to deploy and inexpensive to operate for companies looking to avoid potentially expensive complications such as damage to structures and the environment when they tap large reserves of oil and gas from shale formations, according to Weir-Jones and Associates.
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Fairmont Santrol Touts Proppant Technology at Conference
Published: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:25
Fairmount Santrol announced at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) the company's self-suspending proppant technology in initial field trials and resin-coated sand are continuing to reduce the cost per barrel of oil equivalent (BOE) while producing more oil and gas.
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Proppant Demand in North America to Reach $8.2 Billion by 2019
Published: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:21
Demand for proppants in North America is forecast to increase 7.6 percent annually through 2019 to 162 billion lb., valued at $8.2 billion. With oil and gas prices expected to remain subdued in the near term, demand for proppants will decelerate from the extremely rapid growth posted between 2004 and 2014 and future gains will result primarily from increases in proppant loadings in unconventional well completions. These and other trends are presented in Proppants in North America, a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm.
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