Innovative

Military Jet Engines for Fracking Get Mixed Reaction

For industry and government officials in North Dakota hungry for new ways to reduce the nearly 30% of the state’s associated natural gas that is flared, it is unclear if an innovative approach from a Louisiana-based oil/gas field services firm using converted military helicopter jet engines will prove to be a panacea anytime soon.

April 10, 2013

No Drought About it: Produced Water Saving Freshwater

The re-emerging Mississippian Lime may be cheaper to drill than in some deeper formations, but an abundance of produced water has created a flood of innovative solutions by some operators.

December 10, 2012
No Drought About it: Produced Water Produces Oil

No Drought About it: Produced Water Produces Oil

The re-emerging Mississippian Lime may be cheaper to drill than in some deeper formations, but an abundance of produced water has created a flood of innovative solutions by some operators.

December 4, 2012

North Dakota Output Still Breaking Records

North Dakota continues to set new records for oil and natural gas production, and it has begun working on innovative solutions to deal with the abundance of flared gas.

November 26, 2012

North Dakota Eyes Fertilizer Plants for Flared Gas

North Dakota plans to pursue a series of innovative programs, including producing fertilizer at the well sites, to address natural gas flaring, which has risen to more than 30% in the latest monthly production totals.

November 26, 2012

Waste Not, Want Not Aim of Eagle Ford Recycling Project

To reduce the amount of drilling waste that has to be transported to landfills and to provide a renewable solution, Chesapeake Energy Corp. has begun an innovative recycling project with TWMA Ltd. in the Eagle Ford Shale.

October 9, 2012

New Brunswick Sees Big Natgas Future; Tiptoes Around Fracking Concerns

Natural gas will play an ever expanding role over the next decade to meet the energy needs of New Brunswick (NB), according to a 10-year energy plan unveiled by the New Brunswick Department of Energy on Wednesday.

October 21, 2011

BP CEO: Economic Impact on Energy Industry ‘Sudden and Severe’

Long-term growth in energy demand cannot be reversed, but volatility in oil and gas prices could dampen future supplies and presents one of the “main challenges” facing the energy industry, BP plc CEO Tony Hayward told a California audience on Wednesday.

May 18, 2009

BP CEO: Economic Impact on Energy Industry ‘Sudden and Severe’

Long-term growth in energy demand cannot be reversed, but volatility in oil and gas prices could dampen future supplies and presents one of the “main challenges” facing the energy industry, BP plc CEO Tony Hayward said last week.

May 18, 2009

Innovations Assist Producers in Recycling Hydraulic Frac Water

U.S. natural gas producers are touting a variety of innovative systems they use to recycle the huge amounts of water needed to hydraulically fracture their unconventional wells in the face of mounting pressure from environmental groups and the threat of more regulation.

December 1, 2008
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