Mitigation of climate change advanced another step on July 19 with the second setback in less than a month to legal abuse of complex controversy.
Byco Petroleum Pakistan subsidiary Byco Isomerisation Pakistan (Private) has completed startup of Pakistan’s largest isomerization unit at its plant at Mauza Kund, Sub Tehsil Gadani, District Lasbella, Baluchistan.
The Perth-based joint venture of Quadrant Energy Ltd. and Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. has made an oil discovery with its Dorado-1 wildcat well in permit WA-437-P in the Bedout subbasin off northwest Western Australia.
The Northern Territory government has announced its plan to implement the recently released recommendations of the independent scientific inquiry into the unconventional practice of hydraulic fracturing.
The US drilling rig count reached 1,046 units working for the week ended July 20, down 8 rigs from a week ago, according to Baker Hughes data. The count is up 96 units from this time a year ago when the count stood at 950.
Senators of the 32nd Legislature of the US Virgin Islands will hold a special session next month to evaluate a proposed $1.4-billion operating agreement between the government and ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, Boston, that could lead to the restart of the previously idled 500,000-b/d refinery at Limetree Bay, on the island of St. Croix
Environmental opposition to oil and gas work follows a pattern. It even repeats itself. For the second time, opponents of hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in Colorado are petitioning for setback requirements that would preclude drilling in much of the state.
The most immediate question, after US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator E. Scott Pruitt resigned on July 6, was whether reforms he had launched would continue. They will, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told the agency’s employees on July 11.
The North Dakota Department of Health’s division of air quality cleared the way for Meridian Energy Group Inc. to begin construction of its grassroots 49,500-b/sd high-conversion Davis refinery in Billings County east of the Fryburg Rail Facility in Belfield, ND (OGJ Online, June 13, 2018).
July 20, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Georgia Construction Project
July 20, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
July 19, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Workers to Falls
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July 18, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Excavating Company After Observing Employees Working in Unprotected Trench