The pace of gas-hydrate energy-assessment projects has accelerated significantly in recent years, but many critical exploration and development questions still remain, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGC) Tim Collett.
The fracing industry has long considered water a nuisance. But water reclamation and treatment companies see H2O as liquid gold, and the technologies they bring to the game will play a pivotal role in the shale boom.
Though the topics were well-versed on all things energy-related, one of the overwhelming themes at the 2012 Deloitte Energy Conference in Washington this week was how much technology had revolutionized the industry.
Experts on the environmental panel at the Marcellus Midstream conference agreed that good, solid engineering and environmental practices, along with new technologies, can help midstream infrastructure grow safely and profitably.
Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and executives from Houston-based Exterran broke ground on a new 65,000 square-foot manufacturing facility that is expected to employ more than 100 workers in the Youngstown, Ohio, area.