ExxonMobil Awards Alternate Path Completion License to Delta Screens


Dateline City: HOUSTON Alternate Path® technique ensures full gravel pack in cased and openhole completion wells Improves long-term reliability of sand control and reduces workovers Developed and licensed by ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has awarded Read more [...]

Water, wildlife surge back into once-parched Colorado River delta


A joint U.S.-Mexican project at the Morelos Dam, which sits on the international border, seeks to revitalize the environment with an imitation of a spring flood. LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — Osvel Hinojosa knew that an infusion of water would bring the Colorado River delta back to life. But in just a few days, a U.S.-Mexican experiment to revive the delta environment has exceeded his expectations. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

Change the Course to Restore 1 Billion Gallons of Water to Colorado River Delta


WASHINGTON (March 26, 2014)—Change the Course, a freshwater restoration movement, will restore 1 billion gallons of water to the Colorado River Delta to support the revitalization of wetland habitats in what was once one of the planet’s great desert aquatic ecosystems. Change the Course is spearheaded by the National Geographic Society, Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) and Participant Media. Labeled as “a milk-and-honey wilderness” by the great conservationist Aldo Leopold after Read more [...]

U.S.-Mexico experiment aims to resurrect the Colorado River delta


A U.S.-Mexico project is releasing a 'pulse' of water Sunday from Lake Mead in hopes of reinvigorating the dry region south of the border, an experiment in restoration and binational cooperation. LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — The mighty Colorado River, which over millenniums has carved the Grand Canyon, does an unusual thing when it gets south of the Arizona-Mexico border. It dies. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

Chevron Increases Support for HIV Prevention in Niger Delta


Successful project preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV set to expand in Bayelsa State SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2014-- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced today that it is increasing its support to programs in Nigeria that prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PROMOT), building on initial success in the heart of the Niger Delta. Chevron is committing an additional $ 1.7 million to the PROMOT Project- sponsored Read more [...]