Alberta Minister Of Environment Leads Canadian Shale Gas Water Management Initiative

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.

Restoration Of North American Hydroelectric Plants On The Rise, An Industrial Info News Alert

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) — The fleet of hydroelectric generating plants in the United States has begun to age. Although hydropower plants require relatively little maintenance, it is necessary that periodic maintenance occurs to maintain reliability, consistency and safety during daily operations. As these hydropower …

Indian Point Must Investigate Accident Mitigation

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety Licensing Board said on July 14 that Entergy Corp., the operator of the Indian Point nuclear power plants, needs to provide a more thorough analysis of ways that the company would mitigate severe environmental accidents in a cost effective manner.