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New future for Alberta bitumen in advanced materials

$15-million international competition to accelerate development of carbon fibre Alberta Innovates is launching a major new clean technology initiative called the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge, a $15-million international competition to accelerate development of carbon fibre from bitumen in Alberta. This is part of a broader Alberta Innovates initiative called Bitumen Beyond Combustion to…

Bakken Development and Working Lands Program

In July 2018, the Bakken Development and Working Lands Program (BDWLP) became available to landowners in the oil-producing counties of North Dakota. The program, administered by the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust (trust) is funded through the North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund, and several conservation, city/county, and energy producing partners…

Infrastructure Networks Teams with Nokia to Expand 4G/5G LTE Network Coverage across Major U.S. Energy Basins

Infrastructure Networks, Inc. (INET) announced today that it has completed a major expansion of its private LTE network, adding capacity in existing areas, doubling geographic coverage and upgrading the network to be 5G-ready. The resulting network now covers over 130,000 miles across four major energy basins in the Continental U.S.:…

Project to minimize Bakken road restrictions

Anyone who’s driven on gravel roads knows they can turn into a muddy mess when it rains. It’s tough for people who live on those roads, but it’s a real problem for oilfield truckers because weight restrictions are imposed and they’re shut down until conditions improve. The need to protect…

Holliday Energy Law Group Announces the EnergyShip Summit

As the oil and gas industry faces another period of unprecedented disruption, the country’s energy leaders will come together to discuss the current state of the industry and plan the future at the EnergyShip Summit to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 27-29, 2020. Attendees will gain access to…

New industry initiative targets methane emissions

By Matthew Todd In addition to its status as one of the nation’s top energy-producing states, North Dakota can claim another important distinction: top reducer of carbon emissions. Based on federal data, reports show “North Dakota outpaced all other states in cutting its carbon intensity despite a five-fold increase in…