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Ecodur 201: Coating Hatches for Shell

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The First Digital Summit for the Oil & Gas Industry

The Energy Digital Summit (EDS) is the first digital communication summit and conference that bridges the gap between technology and innovation within the energy industry.   Jennifer Nguyen, a digital consultant and brand strategist at BrandElixir Communications, co-founded EDS because she saw the need for a digital summit because “there are some who are killing [...]

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Why I Am Grateful For Water

I rolled out of bed on an early spring morning and sleepily walked into the bathroom and turned the knob on the shiny, silver tap – nothing came out. I then sauntered to the kitchen to pour a fresh glass of water from the even bigger shiny, silver tap – nothing came out. I assumed [...]

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“Fracking’s changing the coatings industry and creating big opportunities abroad for US companies,” says Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen.

  RENO, NEVADA, May 24, 2014 – Castagra products Inc., a pioneer of veggie plastic, non-VOC, protective coatings, sees the fracking industry creating one of the biggest segments of the coatings industry.   “The fracking industry is becoming all pervasive. First it was static and mobile oil tanks, production water tanks, and now it’s the [...]

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Congress Passes Water Infrastructure Legislation

source   After months of negotiations, the House and Senate have approved the Water Resource Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The WRRDA involves funding for water infrastructures, like ports, levees, and dams, that will help communities become more resilient to droughts, floods, and other inevitable events.   This recent approval by the federal government shows that [...]

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How To Manage a Successful Coating Project – Part Two

Yesterday, we posted part one of ‘How To Manage a Successful Coating Project’. Today is our final installment of the series.   Did we miss any? Share with us on twitter @castagra   1. Ensure proper surface prep before deployment   This is perhaps the most important step in any successful coating project because it [...]

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Can Your Coating Do This?

  Castagra’s Ecodur coating has the perfect blend of flexibility and chemical resistance for professionals in the oil and gas industry and the water and wastewater industry. Ecodur also adheres well to surfaces and is cold-weather applicable.

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How To Manage a Successful Coating Project – Part One

Being an effective manager can make a huge difference in employee satisfaction and successful project completion. Stand out from your competitors by completing a timely and effective coating project with our tips in our two-part series.   1) Have a project plan   Plans keep your employees accountable and provide the what, when, where and [...]

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Two Oil & Gas Pioneers

The first record of oil being tapped at its source using a drill, was by Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company of Connecticut (later to be known as Seneca Oil Company) near Titusville, Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859.   While there were many American settlers who encountered oil deposits in some fashion, there were very few people [...]

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How to Clean Up An Oil Spill

Oil spills can wreak havoc on the environment. If animals ingest or inhale the oil-contaminated water, it can kill them. It can also coat the bodies of animals, thus destroying their ability to maintain their body temperature. Oil spills also affect humans by causing skin irritations, respiratory problems and mental health issues in children.   [...]

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