|Materials and Process technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry
Recent developments in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal drilling technologies have helped transform the global energy landscape. Advanced materials and processes play a critical role in the development of such game-changing technologies. From basic requirements of mechanical strength and corrosion resistance to more specialized requirements like barrier and absorption properties, there are many unique demands on materials used in the oil and gas industry. In this newsletter, we highlight recent developments in advanced materials and processes that are driving the growth of this industry.