New Technology for a Cleaner and more Environment- Friendly Fracturing
Evolution Well Services demonstrated their new Steel Drum hybrid powered fracturing technology which results in lower emissions, operating costs in terms of fuel savings, reduced eco footprint and increased efficiency. This new technology allows for the use of electrical power to deliver fracturing fluids to the wellbore during fracturing operations. This innovation eliminates the use of conventional diesel engines. Emissions are estimated to be two-thirds less than conventional fracturing methods. The technology needs 75 percent less manpower to operate and only produces a total of 88 decibels of sound compared to 108 decibels of each diesel systems.
SC Johnson Mexico to Use Wind Energy to Manufacture its Products
SC Johnson announced its participation in the Federal Electricity Commission wind farm program. A power purchase agreement which will allow SC Johnson to increase its use of renewable energy at its Toluca, Mexico manufacturing plant to an estimated 86 percent, up by 65 percent. This move is a testament to the company’s commitment to increasing its usage of renewable energy to reduce its greenhouse gas footprint.
Gran Tierra Energy Discovers Oil in Peru
Gran Tierra Energy Inc., a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, provides updates for its exploration drilling in Peru. Initial drilling results indicate oil-saturated reservoir with a gross oil column of 99 feet was encountered. Three cores encompassing 90 percent of the oil-bearing reservoir section were successfully acquired and oil samples are now being analyzed which, with a testing program that is currently being designed to test reservoir productivity, will assist in determining the commercial viability of the discovery.
ENCOA Offers Electricity in Houston and Dallas
Energy Company of America recently began offering electricity products in both Dallas and Houston. This extension affirms that ENCOA is in-line with its 2013 domestic expansion plans, focusing on value, attentive customer service and the practice of transparency. ENCOA offers a 12-month fixed energy supply rate plan. ENCOA offers peace of mind with no cancellation fee to their new customers as well as a 12 month fixed rate on electricity supply, versus a variable plan, where the rate can change on a monthly basis.