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US Bureau of Land Management working to replace Waste Prevention Rule, streamline permit processing

Following secretarial orders from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and executive orders from President Donald Trump, the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is in the midst of rolling back regulations that negatively impact oil and gas drilling. In this video from the 2018 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference on 17 May in Houston, Sheila Mallory, Deputy State Director, Minerals for the BLM, discusses the agency’s priorities for the near term, including improving processing time of drilling permit applications on BLM lands. She also explains BLM’s plans to replace the Waste Prevention Rule governing methane emissions...

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Gardner Denver expands presence to South America with new Argentina facility

Gardner Denver Petroleum & Industrial Pumps has is pleased to announce the opening of Gardner Denver Sudamerica, SRL, an 8,000 sq ft facility in Neuquen, Argentina. The newest location will be able to support frac, drilling, well service and water jetting customers throughout the Vaca Muerta shale basin and subsequently throughout South America...

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Preferred Sands continues construction, hiring at newest in-basin frac sand mine in Oklahoma

Preferred Proppants has announced that construction is underway on an in-basin frac sand mine and facility in Oakwood, Okla. The mine is expected to come online in Q3 2018 and the company is currently looking to fill approximately 100 positions including electricians, maintenance technicians, heavy equipment operators, loaders, utility hands, plant operators, loadout operators and more...

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