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Black & Veatch and Chemtex Win China LNG bid

March 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas

Black & Veatch and Chemtex have won a public bid to develop Shanxi Qixian LNG project and will supply the technology package, basic engineering design package, critical equipment and related services to Shanxi Natural Gas Co’s China-based plant. Black…

California Blowout Led to Largest U.S. Methane Release Ever

February 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, first reported on Oct. 23, 2015, released over 100,000 tons of the powerful greenhouse gas methane before the…

UCI Maps Methane Leaks Across Los Angeles Basin

February 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 – Hundreds of methane-emitting hot spots have been identified across the Los Angeles Basin, including a “clean ports”…

SoCalGas Temporarily Controls Flow of Gas at Leaking Aliso Canyon Well

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2016—Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced that it temporarily has controlled the flow of natural gas at the leaking well at its Aliso Canyon storage facility outside Los Angeles. It will continue to work in coordination…

New Pipeline Projects Will Move More Natural Gas from Northeast Producing Areas

January 28, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Oil & Gas

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s ( www.eia.gov ) new “Today in Energy” brief looks at the new pipeline capacity that will move more natural gas from producing areas in the Northeast to gas consuming and export markets elsewhere in the United…

Water Standard Acquires Monarch Separators

January 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Water

HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2016—Water Standard, a leader in water treatment solutions for the oil and gas and industrial sector, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the business of Monarch Separators, a Houston, Texas-based supplier of industrial produced…

Natural Gas LDCs Lead Growth for Utilities Sector

January 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas

New York, Jan. 11, 2016—Natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs) have become the strong and steady growth vehicle in the broader utilities sector, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings. The need for replacement of aging pipe and a heightened…

Statoil Signs New Multiyear Agreement with AVEVA for AVEVA Everything3D

Cambridge, UK, Jan. 19, 2015—AVEVA today announced that it has entered a multiyear agreement with Statoil ASA for AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D). The Norwegian Energy owner operator has selected AVEVA E3D to be its strategic 3D design software platform.…

Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Emissions Sky-High

January 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Sensors

A UC Davis scientist flying in a pollution-detecting airplane provided the first, and so far only, estimates of methane emissions spewing from the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility in Southern California since the leak began on Oct. 23, 2015. Those…

Managing Risk: The Case of Wastewater Storage in Shale Gas Development

December 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Wastewater

The nation’s oil and gas wells generate billions of gallons of wastewater each year—and with the increase in reuse and recycling of this wastewater, more of it is being stored at the surface for longer periods of time. While practices and technologies…