Russia’s team took first place in the Arc Cup 2017 International Welding Competition held in Shanghai, China. The team, which was composed of 16 welders, competed in five major categories: Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxygen Fuel Arc Welding, and Finished-Product Arc Welding.<br>Gazprom Dobycha Nadym’s Sergey Silantyev was declared the winner in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, the most prestigious category in the competition.

Russia’s team took first place in the Arc Cup 2017 International Welding Competition held in Shanghai, China. The team, which was composed of 16 welders, competed in five major categories: Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxygen Fuel Arc Welding, and Finished-Product Arc Welding.
Gazprom Dobycha Nadym’s Sergey Silantyev was declared the winner in ...

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Carbon Natural Gas Buys Cabot’s Conventional Wells in WV-OH-VA

Carbon Natural Gas Company, through its affiliate Carbon Appalachian Company, teased in a press release issued yesterday that the company has just completed the acquisition of “natural gas producing properties and related facilities” located “predominantly in the State of West Virginia” for $21.5 million. The release does not identify the seller–but MDN believes we know […]

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Corrosive Use of Legal System Attempts to Stop M-U Pipelines

Constant frivolous lawsuits against legal, legitimate businesses performing a valuable service for society is having a corrosive effect on our legal system. That’s the thought that hit MDN as we read, yet again, about lawsuits and actions against pipelines in Virginia and West Virginia. In Virginia, radicals from the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League are […]

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Nuverra Environmental Exits Chapter 11, $500M Debt Magically Gone

Nuverra Environmental Solutions (formerly Heckmann) is one of the largest companies in the United States that handles transportation and disposal of shale drilling wastewater and leftover rock and dirt from drilling. The company has major operations in the Marcellus/Utica region. In January 2016, the company, going through tough economic times, was de-listed from the New […]

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Shale Drillers Using Less Frac Sand as Prices Soar

Necessity is the mother of invention. Over the past year or so we’ve chronicled the dramatic increase in the amount of sand used in fracking. Recently we told you that Chesapeake Energy drilled what we believe to be the highest-producing Marcellus well (so far), with an initial production of 61 million cubic feet per day […]

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Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Is Range Resources takeover bait?; Talen Energy relocates HQ; Rice Energy accused of not paying overtime; Shell cracker lauded by national leaders; demand for energy lawyers picks up in Pittsburgh; natgas industry comes to the rescue in […]

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New Study Shows Business is Booming for Skilled Trades, Thanks to Pipelines

The Oil and Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee, led by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions, released a report this week showing the tremendous amount of work the pipeline industry provided to skilled trades unions from 2006 to 2015. Now that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) officially has a quorum to approve $13 billion worth ...

Source: Energy In Depth

Beerenberg Inks Wintershall Brage Work (Thursday, 17 August 2017)

Beerenberg has signed a frame agreement with Wintershall for the delivery of insulation, scaffolding, and surface treatment services on the Brage installation, offshore Norway.

The four-year agreement includes three options of two years’ extension and is expected to have a value of US$2.5-5 million (NOK 20-40 million) per year.

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The contract will begin in Q4 2017

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Carbon Natural Gas Corrals Appalachian Producing Assets In $21.5 Million Acquisition

Carbon Natural Gas Co. picked up Appalachian natural gas producing properties and related facilities for about $21.5 million, the Denver-based company said Aug. 16. The assets, located primarily in West Virginia, currently produce roughly 7.5 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d), net (100% gas). Proved developed producing reserves are estimated at 52 Bcf, as of July 1. The ...

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North Sea Should be Ashamed of the Malaviya Seven’s Fate (Thursday, 17 August 2017)

For an industry that has delivered hundreds of billions of pounds in revenues and is seldom shy in trumpeting how it values the welfare of its workers, the abandonment of the crew of the Malaviya Seven ought to shame the guardians of the North Sea’s riches. It is approaching a year since the Indian vessel and its workers were detained ...

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The total solar eclipse is a test case for renewable energy in emergencies

Moon rising by day behind a power plant.

Like many, energy expert Phil Mihlmester is looking forward to the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Although he’s not in the path of totality, Mihlmester plans to step outside under a briefly darkened Maryland sky, don special glasses, look up, and marvel, assuming the weather allows it.

Unlike most, however, the executive vice president for global energy at ICF, ...

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