‘Hairdryer wind’ melts snow in Antarctica in winter as well … – Science Daily

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May 032018
 

'Hairdryer wind' melts snow in Antarctica in winter as well …
Science Daily
Even though the sun does not shine in Antarctica in winter, in some places snow on the glaciers can melt. The cause: warm wind. Utrecht glacier researchers discovered that fact by combining the results of weather stations and satellite images.
When warm winds blow in Antarctica's dark, freezing winter – NZ …New Zealand Herald
Why Antarctic snow melts even in winter – InfosurhoyInfosurhoy

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Application flaws a ‘trivial’ setback for company developing wastewater disposal well

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Apr 262018
 

An oil and gas company is reworking its request for a permit to operate a fracking wastewater disposal well in Plum after the state Department of Environmental Protection notified it of deficiencies in its application. DEP spokeswoman Lauren Fraley said …

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How Does Well Acidizing Work to Stimulate Production?

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Mar 302018
 

While matrix acidizing is done at a low enough pressure to keep from fracturing the reservoir rock … and sediments removed from the reservoir are washed out of the well in a process called backflush. With programs developed, peer reviewed, and taught …

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Leaking oil well from the 1900’s getting a long awaited new cap in Summerland

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Feb 272018
 

The long awaited Becker well capping project has begun in Summerland to fix and oil leak coming out of the sand. (John Palminteri/KEYT photo) SUMMERLAND, Calif. – The capping has begun on the Summerland coast where the Becker well has been leaking for years.

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Judge fines environmental attorneys $52,000 for ‘frivolous’ injection well suit

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Jan 132018
 

A federal judge has ordered a pair of attorneys for an environmental group to pay $ 52,000 in legal fees to an energy company because, the judge said, they filed a “frivolous” legal challenge to a fracking waste injection well in Indiana County.

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Oil and gas plumes again seen at site of Taylor Energy Gulf well destroyed 13 years ago

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Dec 232017
 

Federal regulators have found fresh evidence of an “ongoing oil release” at the site of a 13-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, where chronic sheens often stretch for miles off Louisiana’s coast, according to government lawyers. In a court filing …
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Fracking and wastewater disposal well decision postponed

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Dec 102017
 

Arrowhead Energy is seeking an exception to city code from the Cleveland County Board of Adjustment to allow it to drill two new horizontal wells within the Stream Planning Corridors near 168th Ave. and Rock Creek Road. At the company’s request …
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GM (Cruise) Self-Driving Vehicle Test Drive In San Francisco Illustrates Differences Between Tech & Human Drivers Well

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Dec 042017
 

Last week, we published an article recounting a journalist’s demo drive of GM’s (Cruise Automation’s) self-driving vehicle tech. The drive was conducted in San Francisco and the most humorous bit seemed to be that a double-parked taco truck managed to stump the unit — for a minute or so, after which the backup driver took over instead of waiting around for a move from the self-driving tech
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Abandoned oil well leaking in Plaquemines Parish marsh

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Jun 302017
 

An abandoned oil well was found leaking in the marsh west of Port Sulphur last week, just two days after a bankrupt oil company turned it over to the state’s Orphaned Well program. The U.S. Coast Guard discovered the leak in the Magnolia Field Thursday …
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Minor gas leak from Aliso Canyon oil well stopped Saturday

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Jun 052017
 

PORTER RANCH >> A minor natural gas leak seeping from an oil well for 11 days inside the Aliso Canyon gas field near Porter Ranch has been stopped, state oil and gas regulators and SoCalGas reported Saturday. The leak sprang from an above-ground 3-inch …
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