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Veggie-Plastic Coating Gaining Niche in Fracking Industry’s Secondary Containment Boom

RENO, NEVADA, November 7, 2014 — Veggie-plastic coatings and foams with their natural fire retardant qualities, are out-competing conventional polyurethane coatings in the secondary containment boom says Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen.   “Ecodur has proven to be one of the toughest frack tank interior coatings ever produced, so it was a natural progression that they [...]

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4 Ways to Make Fracking Greener and More Sustainable

stephen bowler   Did you know fracking can be done more safely?   I used to think that the environmental and societal damage from fracking was inevitable, and that’s why changes weren’t taking place.   But it turns out, fracking can be done in a more sustainable way. But a lot of the time it [...]

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Stimulation Vessels and Barges Help Offshore Fracking Growth

More and more energy companies, are taking their fracking activity from land to the deep waters off the U.S., South American, and African coasts.   Why? Because in recent years, advancements in fracking technology have allowed large-scale fracking to be seen as more of a lucrative industry practice.   And along with this growth, a [...]

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Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says Fracking Safety Performance Now Tips the ‘Anxiety’ Scales Vastly in Favor of the Benefits

source   RENO, NEVADA, August 11, 2014 – Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says that as concerns still show prominence in countries like the UK about fracking, the USA experience is clearly demonstrating that safety performance has tipped the scales vastly in favor of the benefits.   “It is utterly stunning what has transpired in the [...]

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Coatings Company CEO says Fracking Boom Money Could Help Fund Bridge Re-Construction Which is at a Crisis Point

source   RENO, NEVADA- June 30, 2014 – Castagra products CEO, Peter Roosen, says a ‘bump at the pump’ would probably go down like a lead balloon with the public, but the crisis with the nation’s bridges needs addressing urgently.   “The American Society of Civil Engineers only gave the nation’s bridges a C+ grade [...]

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Coatings CEO Warns Against Energy Complacency Arising From The Fracking Boom

  Reno, Nevada, June 2, 2014—Castagra Products CEO, Peter Roosen, is warning against any growing complacency now that the oil and gas floodgates have opened in the US.   “The fracking industry is having a staggering, positive effect in bringing energy independence to the US, but, I fear, it may lead to a negative impact [...]

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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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Sustainability in Oil & Gas Production, Exploration: On Site Wastewater Treatment in Fracking

Water and wastewater management is an important step in oil and gas production and exploration – particularly in fracking, where water is used as a key part of the process. It is essential to increase sustainability wherever possible, and on-site wastewater treatment in fracking is set to become essential to the practice of fracking.   [...]

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