RJ Lee Group Signs Licensing Agreement for Technology that Turns Tires to Carbon Black

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  • 1:35PM Nov 04, 2015
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RJ Lee Group, Inc., a scientific consulting laboratory in Monroeville, Pa., has signed a licensing agreement with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for technology that converts waste rubber, such as used tires, into carbon black composites. Developed by ORNL’S Amit Naskar, Parans Paranthaman, and Zhonghe Bi, this innovative technology could introduce […]

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RJ Lee Group Opens New Southpointe Location in Canonsburg, PA

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  • 3:49PM Sep 28, 2015
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RJ Lee Group is proud to announce its new Southpointe location in Canonsburg, PA. The Southpointe development is quickly becoming known as the center of the Marcellus Shale industry, and is about an hour from RJLG’s Monroeville headquarters outside Pittsburgh, Pa. The base for our Information and Software Services department, the new office is in […]

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Benchmark Well Cement / CO2 Publication Surpasses 200 Citations

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  • 1:10PM Mar 09, 2015
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According to Google Scholar, “Degradation of Well Cement by CO2 under Geologic Sequestration Conditions,” a research paper jointly authored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Carnegie Mellon University, and RJ Lee Group, has now been cited more than 200 times in scientific journals. The first paper in a series of three, this publication focuses on […]

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2014: A Year of Discovery and Innovation at RJ Lee Group

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  • 5:04PM Dec 29, 2014
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2014 was a year that, while demanding, was also challenging and exciting. We adjusted to meet the impact of reduced government spending, the slowing of the global economy, and the overall fiscal uncertainty felt by our customers that eventually reflected in our revenues. Fortunately, we were able to recoup this setback and by the third […]

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Hydraulic Fracturing: Better Understood Than You Might Think

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  • 1:56PM Oct 01, 2014
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Hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas reservoirs (often abbreviated as “fracking”) has received a great deal of public attention and some controversy. While media outlets often imply that it’s a relatively new and poorly understood technology, the first experimental job was performed in 1947 and it has been done over 2.5 million times since then […]

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Is Area Source Designation for Emissions from Oil & Gas Production Activities on the Horizon?

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  • 2:31PM Aug 27, 2014
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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are carbon-based, chemical compounds that evaporate easily into the air. Long-term exposure and high concentrations of some VOCs can be dangerous to human health and/or cause harm to the environment. What’s O&G Got to Do with It? In the United States, the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry is responsible for 12% […]

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Game Changing Regulation for Respirable Crystalline Silica? New Industries and New Challenges

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  • 9:23AM Sep 16, 2013
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OSHA has proposed new standards for respirable crystalline silica exposure and a new uniform airborne permissible exposure limit (PEL), calculated as an eight-hour time-weighted average. The agency has identified 25 industry subsectors encompassing approximately 130 industrial and maritime operations in which exposure to respirable crystalline silica is common during operations such as cutting and grinding […]

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PADEP Proposal Would Limit Liability for Using Mine Influenced Water in Fracking Process

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  • 1:54PM Feb 01, 2013
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Based on a recommendation by Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published a white paper in January detailing how the agency intends to review proposals from Oil & Gas drillers on use of Mine Influenced Water (MIW) for drilling operations. MIW includes either water contained in a […]

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Regulatory and Policy Issues to Watch for in 2013

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  • 1:59PM Dec 05, 2012
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With 2013 quickly approaching, we met with our experts to get their take on some key regulatory and policy issues that may be developing in the new year. Here are the top issues that they identified, in no particular order: 1. ASTM Subcommittee to Address Standards for Fracking A newly formed ASTM International Subcommittee (D18.26 […]

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