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Wastewater Treatment Filter Systems

September 25, 2014 10:47 am | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Salsnes Filter will be showcasing their wastewater treatment filter systems at WEFTEC Booth #6929.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) expects to start production at a record 10 major projects in 2014, adding new capacity of approximately 300,000 net oil equivalent barrels per day and contributing to profitable production growth

Judge Leaves Legal Openings For Villagers In Exxon Suit

September 25, 2014 10:34 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has left a small legal opening for some Indonesian villagers to pursue a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. for human rights abuses allegedly committed by Indonesian troops guarding an Exxon natural gas field.                                 

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Mexican Cartels Steal Billions From The Oil Industry

September 25, 2014 10:15 am | by MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press | News | Comments

Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars' worth of oil from pipelines.

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North Dakota Calls For More Environmental Protections

September 25, 2014 10:01 am | by JOSH WOOD, Associated Press | News | Comments

A top North Dakota public health official told a meeting of energy company representatives in Dickinson on Wednesday that more needs to be done to ensure environmental protections in the state amid its oil boom.                           

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Renewable Energy Plan Hinges On Utah Caverns

September 25, 2014 9:59 am | by MEAD GRUVER, MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press | News | Comments

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

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Wastewater Evaporator

September 24, 2014 5:28 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Caloris Engineering LLC will debut the latest Caloris Cubix™ Evaporator design at WEFTEC Booth # 8639.

Compact Screw-Press

September 24, 2014 4:44 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

WEFTEC visitors to Alfa Laval’s booth #4917 will have the opportunity to see the new Alfa Laval Screw Press together with a sequential batch reactor (SBR), an Iso-Disc cloth media filter, a working membrane bioreactor (MBR) unit, key decanter feature components and a fluid control display.

In-Sewer Overflow Alarm System

September 24, 2014 4:35 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Stop by WEFTEC Booth #3701 to check out Mission Communications In-Sewer Alarm and Tracking System.

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America Loses Another Iconic Brand, Sort Of

September 24, 2014 4:19 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing, Business Technology | Blogs | Comments

It looks like foreign investors are taking one more slice of Americana pie. News broke this week that Pabst is being sold to a Russian company, which begs the question, “Can we still claim it as our own?”

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Businesses Won't Have To Return BP Spill Payments

September 24, 2014 4:08 pm | by JANET MCCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press | News | Comments

BP wants its money back — hundreds of millions of dollars of it — but a federal judge said Wednesday that the oil giant must keep its promises to the companies it compensated for losses they blamed on the 2010 Gulf oil spill.                                            

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Oil Reps Say ND Has Proper Rail Shipment Rules

September 24, 2014 3:55 pm | by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil producers in North Dakota are objecting to any new state regulations that would require them to reduce the volatility of crude before it's loaded onto rail cars.                         

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Explosion At Plastics Plant Injures 1

September 24, 2014 3:53 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say one person was injured after an explosion at a plastics manufacturing business in Nevada.                                               

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Worker Injured In Natural Gas Blast Dies

September 24, 2014 3:51 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

One of four men injured in a blast at a western Wyoming natural gas storage tank has died, a Salt Lake City hospital official confirmed Wednesday.                                     

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Minnesota Governor Asks For Added Oil Train Safety

September 24, 2014 3:47 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants added safety measures for oil trains leaving North Dakota.                                                       

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Treated Fracking Water Produces Potentially Harmful Compounds

September 24, 2014 3:26 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Concerns that fluids from hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," are contaminating drinking water abound. Now, scientists are bringing to light another angle that adds to the controversy.                                 

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