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Missouri River towns face deluge as floods move downstream

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – A string of small Missouri towns prepared for the next deluge along the raging Missouri River on Wednesday after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion in damage in Nebraska, killing at least four people and leaving another man missing. High water unleashed by last week’s late-winter storm and melting snow has already Read More

Quorum Software completes acquisition of Coastal Flow Measurement and Flow-Cal, Inc.

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3/20/2019 HOUSTON — Quorum Software, digital transformation partner for the oil and gas industry, has completed the acquisition of Houston-based Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc., a family of energy measurement services and software companies. This transaction includes Flow-Cal, Inc., a subsidiary of Coastal Flow that provides gas and liquid measurement software purpose-built for the hydrocarbon measurement Read More

Sercel extends boundaries of well exploration with SigmaWave

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3/20/2019 Photo: Sercel. HOUSTON — Sercel has announced the launch of its first distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) seismic solution, SigmaWave. Designed in partnership with Fotech Solutions, SigmaWave is the first integrated distributed acoustic solution designed exclusively for borehole seismic applications and reinforces Sercel’s advanced range of downhole seismic acquisition systems. SigmaWave is fully integrated with Read More

TIPRO analysis details Texas oil and gas workforce trends

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3/19/2019 AUSTIN — Rising production of oil and natural gas in the Lone Star State is opening new doors for Texans seeking employment opportunities with energy companies. A new analysis released today by the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) indicates the Texas oil and natural gas industry had approximately 90,700 job postings Read More

Brazil court suspends operations at two more Vale dams

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian court has ordered Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, to suspend operations at two more dams, demanding that it prove the structures are stable. FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 10, 2019. Read More

China's regions seek support as environmental compliance costs hit

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s cash-strapped regions are lobbying Beijing to loosen its purse strings to help fight pollution, saying they don’t have the funds to meet state policies aimed at fixing the damage done by decades of unrestricted development. A woman wearing a mask walks on a road as heavy smog blankets China’s capital after Read More

Opsealog deploys MarineLog in ten Total affiliates

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3/17/2019 PARIS — Ten affiliates of Total Exploration & Production in Western Africa, North Sea, South America, Asia and the Middle East have deployed MarineLog to optimize their offshore logistics operations by reducing their costs and increasing their productivity. The service cost is more than covered by the savings generated. Two other Oil Majors are Read More

Eni will plant forests to eliminate CO2 from its oil operations

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By Chiara Albanese on 3/15/2019 ROME (Bloomberg) — Eni SpA committed to eliminating all carbon dioxide emissions from its oil and gas exploration and production operations by the end of the next decade, in part by planting forests on a large scale. The Italian giant’s plan, which entails planting 20 million acres of forest in Read More