Post Archive by Day: June 13, 2018

Machine learning pinpoints mineral deposits in northwest British Columbia

Vancouver, BC – June 13, 2018 – A new report published by Geoscience BC today matches machine learning and interpretive techniques for stream sample geochemistry to locate mineral deposits in northwest British Columbia. The Integrated Assessment of Regional Stream Sediment Geochemistry for Metallic Deposits in Northern Stikine Terrane project used techniques including ‘random forest’ and ‘typicality’/’allocation’ supervised machine learning to

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GE Commissioned Brilliance Inverters for One of the Largest Solar Farms in Japan

June 13, 2018 GE Successfully Delivered and Commissioned Its Brilliance Inverter Skid Solutions for the Hosoe Mega Solar Project, the Largest in the Kyushu Region in Japan The Contract Includes a 20-Year Long-Term Services Agreement to Guarantee the Availability of the Equipment GE Completed the Commissioning Two Months Ahead of Schedule MIYAZAKI, JAPAN—13 June—GE (NYSE: GE) has successfully delivered and

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Two steps forward, one step back

Date: 13 June 2018 Global energy demand growth above its 10-year average Natural gas was the largest source of energy growth, boosted by coal-to-gas switching in China, and renewables continue to grow For the first time, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy includes data on the fuel mix in the power sector, which strikingly is unchanged from 20 years

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Increased LNG Exports Boost U.S. Economy & Benefit Consumers, Says New DOE Study

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – API welcomed a recent study, commissioned by the Department of Energy, confirming the benefits that increased exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would bring to the U.S. economy and consumers across the country. “This report further confirms that increasing exports of American natural gas will benefit the U.S. economy and benefit consumers,” said API Market

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2H Offshore Launches Wellhead Fatigue Joint Industry Project

2H Offshore, riser and conductor specialists in subsea services group Acteon, has announced the launch of the Measurement-based Wellhead Fatigue Joint Industry Project (JIP), which will see 2H Offshore work with operators to improve riser, wellhead and conductor fatigue estimates and make drilling operations more reliable and efficient. The project aims to provide a measurement-based foundation for drilling riser system

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Davis Refinery Final Permit to Construct (PTC) issued

Jun 13, 2018 10:29:03 AM / by Vepica Corporate Meridian Energy Group, Inc. issued Final Permit to Construct (PTC) for the Davis Refinery by the North Dakota’s Department of Health – Air Quality Division. The first full-conversion refinery in history permitted as a Synthetic Minor Source This marks the first time that a full-conversion refinery of this size and complexity

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Permian Oil Production Could Soon Reach 5.4 Million B/D

Matt Zborowski, Technology Writer | 13 June 2018 Topics: Onshore Petroleum economics/production forecasting Anadarko operations in the Permian Basin. Source: Anadarko. Permian takeaway capacity oil production ihs markit A glut of Permian crude is resulting in takeaway constraints and discounted Midland spot prices, but those issues will serve as mere bumps in the road for basin-wide production growth into the

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PETRONS completes its first LNG break sulking ship-to-ship transfer

Labuan, 13 June – PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL) has successfully delivered its liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo through its maiden break bulking ship-to-ship (STS) transfer in Brunei Bay, as part of its latest offering as a global LNG portfolio solutions provider. The cargo from Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd (MLNG), Bintulu was transferred from the ‘mother’ vessel,

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Gazprom becomes first Russian energy company to conduct independent audit of greenhouse gas emissions

June 13, 2018, 11:00 Gazprom became the first Russian energy company to perform an independent audit review (assurance) of corporate information on greenhouse gas emissions. The audit was carried out by KPMG, an audit and advisory company, in compliance with international standards. The positive results of the independent audit review prove the efficiency of the corporate system for greenhouse gas monitoring, accounting and management. Compressor station No. 3 (Gagaratskaya), Gazprom

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FUGRO Intertidal drilling rig wins innovation award for tackling data GAP in Shallow Water geotechnics

Wallingford, UK 13 Jun 2018 A mobile drilling platform developed by Fugro that switches seamlessly between land and shallow water work has won the Equipment Innovation category in the 2018 Ground Engineering (GE) Awards. The Fugro Amphibious Buggy (FAB) is an intertidal drilling platform designed to reduce cost and save time while improving safety and quality of geotechnical investigations in

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ION reaches 100 deployments of Marlin offshore operations optimization software

HOUSTON, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced the 100th deployment of its Marlin offshore operations optimization software.  Similar to air traffic control for the marine environment, Marlin supports a step change offshore from traditional manual processes to digital solutions that integrate and share information in real time to enable better, safer decisions.  Marlin has

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Gazprom and CNPC review wide range of issues regarding gas cooperation

June 8, 2018, 09:50 ChinaDocuments signedEastern Gas ProgramIR releasesPower of Siberia A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wang Yilin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CNPC, took place today in Beijing. The meeting participants reviewed a wide range of issues regarding cooperation in the gas sector, including the status of the project for gas supplies via the eastern route (Power of Siberia). It was noted that the project was

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EcoStim announces transition agreement for its Argentina operations

HOUSTON, TEXAS, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESES) (“EcoStim” or the “Company”) announced today that it has finalized the terms of the transition agreement with its primary customer in Argentina. The transition agreement became effective in May 2018 and will continue until the earlier of approximately July 31, 2018 or the completion of the

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