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2 Technologies That Could Revolutionize Offshore Drilling

source   Offshore drilling sites are in some of the most challenging environments in the world. The sites live extremely far from land and the inhospitable conditions can wreak havoc on oil rig equipment and worker safety. It therefore takes a lot of innovation and intelligence to create technologies that revolutionize offshore drilling.   These [...]

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Castagra’s Best Project Photos for 2014

It’s been a very productive year for us. We’ve coated some fun projects from storage tanks to garage floors. So we’ve compiled some of our best project photos for 2014 for you to check out.     Tatsuya Nakagawa Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and [...]

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2014 Recap Part 5: Water and Wastewater

  For our fifth and final installment of our 2014 recap – click here for part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4 – we’re ending it with water and wastewater. I must say, the industry is very colorful. There were a lot of moments that made me cringe and laugh, but the research [...]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Oil and Gas Professionals

‘Tis the season to be jolly, drink a lot of eggnog and be around certain family members you dislike. It’s also the time to make New Year’s resolutions.   A New Year’s resolution is basically the same as leftover turkey after Christmas. On day one it seems amazing, but on day five, you are bored, [...]

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4 Methods of More Sustainable Tar Sand Technology

1. University of Alberta – Solar Energy Technology   source: A civil engineering graduate student simulates the solar UV/chlorine treatment process.   Researchers from the University of Alberta have produced a solar-powered technology to extract 75 to 84% of dangerous contaminants from oil sands tailings. Oil sands tailings (liquid toxic leftovers from oil extraction) currently [...]

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2014 Recap Part 4: Oil & Gas

  For our fourth installment of our 2014 recap – click here for part 1, part 2, and part 3 – it’ll be about the oil and gas industry. It’s been a busy year for oil and gas, but below are the blog posts that made the most impact this year.   Oil & Gas [...]

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Q&A: How does Ecodur hold up in high abrasion application areas?

Abrasion resistance of coatings really has more than one determinant property and is a fairly complex subject. The simplest property is to relate the respective hardness values with the material of higher relative hardness causing the one of lower relative hardness to yield or wear away when both are in contact under sufficient stress for [...]

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Happy Holidays

  From your friends at Castagra, we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday.   Tatsuya Nakagawa Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and wastewater coatings manufacturing company that is highly acclaimed for its sustainable coatings, cold weather tank and secondary containment coating applications, and its [...]

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Tips for Cold-Weather Application with Ecodur 201

We’ve already given you three reasons why you should coat in the winter time. But now we want to share some tips with you on how to achieve the maximum use from cold-weather application using Ecodur 201. check to make sure the surface is completely dry before sprayingClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Start Up:   [...]

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2014 Recap Part 3: Cold Weather Application

  For our third installment of our 2014 recap – click here for part 1 and part 2 – it’s all about cold weather application for your storage tank. So instead of waiting for warmer weather to coat your tanks, coating in colder conditions actually have some advantages to it, and many of you agreed. [...]

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