The uncertainties of the health risks associated with horizontal drilling has pushed countries worldwide to proactively regulate the use of this technology. Where such decisions are hedged on a variety of metrics, it is difficult to predict how a country may move to regulate this technology without a formal tool to review all decision criteria and policy alternatives.
A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
A company called American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food, be it for humans or livestock.
The Oneida Tribe of Indians is challenging a lawsuit seeking nearly $400 million over a stalled project to build a plant that would turn household garbage into energy.
A new technique that transforms stinky, air-polluting landfill gas could produce the sweet smell of success as it leads to development of a fuel cell generating clean electricity for homes, offices and hospitals, researchers say.
GE’s Digital Energy business released the results of its Grid Resiliency Survey, measuring the U.S. public’s current perception of the power grid, its experiences and future expectations. The survey was implemented following a very active 2014 winter storm season that led to several power outages, impacting millions of Americans.
Mississippi Power Co. says a key part of its $5.5 billion Kemper County power plant is operational.
Flowrox announces the Deposition Watch—a new instrument designed to enhance the monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax and asphaltene depositions.
The new RPN4009, a self-rotating water jet nozzle from NLB Corp., cleans pipes and tubes at pressures up to 40,000 psi (2,760 bar).
Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.
Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
Federal safety officials say a worker wrongly put parts coated with flammable materials into an electric oven before it exploded at a Mersen USA plant in Pennsylvania, killing a visiting employee.
Six workers at an East Texas coal mine have suffered burns from falling debris. Mine owner Luminant says the accident happened Wednesday in Thermo, about 80 miles northeast of Dallas.
Federal authorities have decided against issuing citations in a natural gas well fire in southwestern Pennsylvania that killed one worker earlier this year.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 14th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 62nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.