When is enough good enough? The oil business is very complex, and organizations struggle to uncover hidden oil resources beneath the earth’s surface so they can be profitably exploited for business purposes. The primary challenge for these organizations is to understand the key characteristics of the earth so that [...]
When is enough good enough? Extraction and processing Raw materials employed in the manufacture of cement are extracted by quarrying in the case of hard rocks such as limestone, slates, and some shales, with the aid of blasting when necessary. Some deposits are mined by underground methods. Softer rocks such as chalk and clay can [...]
When is enough good enough? Definition - What does Oilwell Cement mean? Oilwell Cement is designed for cementing offshore and onshore wells under high pressure and temperature. Its main components are pozzolanic or portland cement along with organic retarders. It prevents the cement from setting too quickly. It is made under [...]
When is enough good enough? Hematite, also spelled haematite, heavy and relatively hard oxide mineral, ferric oxide (Fe2O3), that constitutes the most important iron ore because of its high iron content (70 percent) and its abundance. Its name is derived from the Greek word for “blood,” in allusion to its red colour. Many of the various forms of [...]
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