Axion International, a company from the New Jersey founded in 2007, has devised a new technique of recycling old plastic items. This innovative technique is to construct different building material like bridges etc by using discarded detergent containers, plastic bottles, milk carton and several other related things. This building material will be strong enough to replace steel, iron and concrete as it will be a mixture of frayed plastics and some amount of fiberglass. This technology has first time been introduced by the professor of engineering Thomas Nosker at Rutgers.
Plastics have a quality that they don’t degrade. Buried in the ground for centuries may even not decay them completely. Many people for the same reasons melt plastic and use it as boards at beech house decks or many make out clothing material by twirling it up. Continue reading
Natural gas drilling in NewYork State, which is to take place next year, is suffering from criticism by various environmental groups. They are demanding for strict regulations for it. Mark Ruffalo, a famous activist is in favor of the complete ban of this drilling process. He is of the opinion that the nation should meet it needs from renewable energy resources, rather than relying on fossil fuel.
Famous actor, director and screenplay writer, Mark Ruffalo is roaming around the Newyork state using his status to campaign for a ban on hydrofracking. Horizontal hydraulic fracturing is a process in which water and some others chemicals are enforced into a fine grained rock under the ground, in order to obtain gas. Environmental experts are of the opinion that this process of drilling may impart negative impacts and certain risks to the aquifers and may also affect the value of the air. Continue reading
Bonn (WWEA) – The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) is pleased to announce the release of the 4th edition of its international standard yearbook, Wind Energy International 2011/2012.
The government has given approval to generate one mega watt of solar energy for the first time in Coimbatore to a private company.
The first module headed for Imperial Oil Limited’s Kearl oilsands mine left the Port of Lewiston, Idaho, last Friday evening after being made smaller, taking the next-best choice of routes and clearing legal hurdles.
Wet weather in Western Canada has resulted in both production disruptions and delays in drilling and completion activities due to wet field conditions, says Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
The Honourable Rob Renner, Minister Of Alberta Environment, has announced that he will be spearheading Canada’s first industry-wide initiative focused on benchmarking best practice for water management in shale gas production. Key operators including Shell Canada, Nexen, Encana & Talisman are already on-board with the initiative and will be sharing their studies on improving water sourcing, treatment, recycling and disposal in shale gas production in the Horn River and Montney plays.
Connacher Oil and Gas Limited has initiated the injection of solvent with steam on wells 203-2 and 203-3 on Algar Pad 203, a process it is calling SAGD+.
Sproule is a growing consultancy of upstream petroleum engineering, geological, geophysical, and petrophysical expertise, both domestically and internationally. This year we celebrate 60 years of providing quality service to the oil and gas industry worldwide.
Production at Block S-1 in Yemen has resumed with the repair of the Yemen export pipeline to the Red Sea, TransGlobe Energy Corporation has reported.