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Top 5 benefits of equipment rental in a devalued oil and gas market

Let’s face it. In stronger markets, buying is possibility the better choice. However, don’t underestimate renting as a business-saving option. Renting allows companies to avoid increasing capital expenditures, save money on preventative maintenance and repairs services as well as ensures that equipment doesn’t become technologically obsolete. Once the decision to rent has been made, what next? There are multiple companies that ...

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Texas gas plant operator dies in Martin County accident

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By Corey Paul | The Odessa American (Odessa, Texas) Authorities on Tuesday were investigating the death of a 47-year-old gas plant operator killed in an industrial accident at a West Texas Gas Compressor Station on Sunday in Martin County. The worker was identified as Johnny Plasentillo of Midland, discovered collapsed beside a spewing natural gas line before 9 p.m. Sunday by ...

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Panel: Health risks abound with natural gas drilling


By David Taube | The Beaver County Times, Pa. Puffy skin, headaches and breathing difficulties were some of the symptoms cited as health effects from oil and gas drilling sites during a forum at the Community College of Beaver County on Saturday. A West Virginia activist, New York state scientist and Pennsylvania advocate against hydraulic fracturing discussed health problems, environmental ...

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DEP releases emissions data from natural gas production


HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania carbon monoxide emissions increased in 2012, possibly because of increased natural gas industry, according to a state report. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection last week released 2012 annual emissions data for the natural gas industry, which included emissions from natural gas production, processing operations and compressor stations. The emissions report found a 7.27 percent increase from ...

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