Technological advancements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have made it economically feasible to recover natural gas and oil from shale reservoirs. This issue looks at how these innovations are changing the U.S. energy picture.
A team from Burns & McDonnell is testing a new delivery technique for a proven oxidation technology that could reduce the cost, extend the duration and boost the overall effectiveness of groundwater remediation efforts.
As an integrated firm, our goal is to help our gas and energy clients make the efficient and effective decisions now that will make them successful moving forward.
Burns & McDonnell Canada is bringing its extensive transmission project experience to Alberta, Canada, through a unique five-year engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contract including program management services with AltaLink LP.
A transportation bill passed by Congress will fund many of the nation's transportation projects at roughly $120 billion over the next two years. But a long list of infrastructure needs won't be met.
The MillerCoors 2012 Sustainability Report achieves the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) B application level, an increase in scope from last year's C application level report.
Oil migration from sediment is driven by the dynamics of surface tension relationships among oil, water and gas, and makes this everyday phenomenon difficult to observe and measure.
For the fourth consecutive year, Burns & McDonnell assisted Southwest Airlines in creating its corporate sustainability report.
The city of Independence, Mo., Water Pollution Control (WPC) Department is faced with managing aging stormwater and sanitary sewer infrastructure networks. City officials turned to Burns & McDonnell for help implementing Cityworks, an asset management platform designed to help focus maintenance and capital spending on priority assets and areas.
Gene Sieve, regional office manager for Burns & McDonnell in Minneapolis-St. Paul, started in spring 2012 as president of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN).
As Northeast Utilities embarks on its New England East-West Solution (NEEWS) projects, it's taking measures to avoid or minimize adverse effects to wetlands.
How do you generate support for a project requiring big investments of both time and money?
Shale oil and gas are closing the U.S. energy gap. Recent technological advancements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have made it economically feasible to recover natural gas, concentrated natural gas liquids and crude oil.
The Lean Six Sigma team improves the performance of business processes by identifying and removing causes of waste.