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The Role Of Sand Hauling In Hydraulic Fracture Mining For Crude Oil...

It is important for any mining firm to understand the necessity of contracting an experienced company for their sand hauling needs. This role is expected to increase as United States oil companies take advantage of the new mining technologies to harvest the oil in the rich shale deposits located in the middle stripe of the country. Oil companies have long known about the rich shale deposits, which extend in a wide belt of the country starting in West Texas, cutting through the Dakotas and finally terminating in Alberta, Canada. Experts estimate that there is more oil available in this region than all of the deposits in the Middle East. However, until recent times, oil companies were not able to garner this oil due to the prohibitive mining costs. This change with the recent improvements in mining technologies, which now make it cost effective to mine oil in this region. Industry pundits hope that these operations will help relieve the United States of its dependency on foreign oil. One of the most important of these new mining technologies is known as hydraulic fracture. With this mining technique, the overall gas production from shale resources increased from 4% in the year 2005 to 24% in the year 2012. The oilfield services company Halliburton reported in 2013 that hydraulic fracturing technology has been used in more than 1.1 million jobs. In addition, almost 90% of new onshore wells use hydraulic fracturing. Fracturing process consists of injecting a proppant into the limestone substructure and fracturing the rock in order to produce an oil well. This proppant consisted of a precise mixture of water and sand. Different granularities of the sand made oil wells more or less prolific, depending on the surrounding geology. This technology requires the massive amounts...

Tips To Saving Money With Home Heating Oil Groton CT...

Oil prices fluctuate constantly, the price of heating oil seems to be rising steadily. There are ways to continue to use Home Heating Oil Groton CT and save money. Following a few basic tips can make all the difference between a high oil bill and a more affordable one. Few people realize that they can do some very simple things to help lower their energy costs. Start by looking at those gaps in the door. Cold winter air can enter gaps quickly and one of the biggest gaps in any home is usually found at the exterior door. To test how much air your losing light a candle and hold it to the gap in the door. The more the flame flickers the more air you have coming through the gap. Your local hardware store sells weather stripping you can place to seal that gap. The same test can be done on all windows. Gaps in the windows are going to generally be smaller, but air can still penetrate and with more windows than doors in the average home this can be where most homes allow heat ot escape. Caulking those gaps once found will solve the problem. Your energy inefficiencies usually don’t stop there. You can call in a service to check the overall efficiency of your home. They can check the insulation in the attic as well as check the rest of the home to see where you are losing heat. Call your local utility company as they often will provide this service for free. One of the ways you can easily save money on Home Heating Oil Groton CT is by lowering your thermostat. Most people have the setting far too high which wastes energy. Overheating your home serves no purpose,...