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Permian Basin Produced Water May Hit 1B Barrels Per Day
Experts say produced water from the Permian Basin may hit 1 billion bbl per day within 10 years, EnergyPlex panelist Nathan Zaugg told attendees last week 1B estimate could fill Elephant Butte Lake in around 21 days.
Alberta Energy Regulator ready to expand global impact
The Alberta Energy Regulator will take a big leap onto the international stage with the launch of its centre for regulatory excellence.The question is whether this initiative will give the AER the credibility it deserves
New technology could recover more oil from early Bakken wells
Oil companies are applying new hydraulic fracturing techniques to early Bakken wells, a process industry leaders say has the potential to recover more oil without increasing the footprint on the land. Operators...
UT Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Separate Oil from Water
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin believe they have found a fast method for separating mixed oil and water using nanoparticles. Most commonly-used methods for separating produced oil and water successfully
UN Security Council Discusses Water Diplomacy
The UN Security Council discussed linkages between water, peace and security at a meeting on preventive diplomacy and transboundary waters. Evo Morales, President of Bolivia and current Security Council president....
USGS Well Study: Unconventional Oil & Gas Development Having Little or No Effect on Drinking Water Quality
The USGS published a study investigating the effects of oil and gas production on drinking water quality. The study examined a total of 116 water wells in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, in areas were companies......
EIA: The top oil and gas producer in 2016, US to ramp up output for 2017
According to the US Energy Information Administration, the US remained the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2016 for the fifth straight year, despite production declines for both....
The World Is Running Out of Sand
The final event of last year’s beach-volleyball world tour was held in Toronto, in September, in a parking lot at the edge of Lake Ontario. There’s a broad public beach nearby, but few actual beaches meet the Fédération
Rising oil sands production presents opportunities for Gulf Coast refiners
Gulf Coast refineries may soon see a boost in crude volumes as Canadian oil sands production finally ramps up, according to the Chicago investment research firm Morningstar. Production of heavy oil from western Canada's
US Scientists Discover New Method of Water Splitting
University of Houston physicists have found a new way of splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, which could be an effective method of producing an abundance of clean hydrogen fuel in the future. This discovery would


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