Former President and CEO of Dresser-Rand Vincent R. Volpe joins eCORP International as Vice Chairman

Friday, 08th April 2016

eCORP International, LLC (“eCORP”) Chairman and CEO John F. Thrash has announced that Vincent R. Volpe, Jr. will join the company effective immediately as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Volpe will play a significant role in capital formation while serving as lead in the global launch of ecorpStim, the company’s non-aqueous, chemical free extraction technology, together with advancing later stage, historic business lines of the company, including upstream assets, storage and power. In joining eCORP, Mr. Volpe […]

ecorpStim successfully experiments Light Alkanes Stimulation in the Marcellus Shale

Monday, 04th April 2016

eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC (“ecorpStim”) is proud to announce the successful field demonstration of its new Light Alkanes Stimulation (LAS) system, during which it safely stimulated the Marcellus Shale with a fluid other than water. This field demonstration is part of ecorpStim’s ongoing efforts to advance the development of shale gas in a sustainable manner and with minimal environmental impact. The test, conducted in January and February 2016 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, confirmed the mechanical performance of the light alkane […]

Former Senior Executive of Dresser-Rand joins eCORP International, LLC as President

Tuesday, 23rd February 2016

eCORP International, LLC (“eCORP”) is pleased to announce that Jerry Walker has joined the company as President and will additionally serve as a member of the eCORP Board of Managers. Mr. Walker most recently served as Executive Vice President of Global Solutions for Dresser-Rand Group as part of its senior management team, which led its outstanding performance and ultimate sale to Siemens. John Francis Thrash, Chairman and CEO of eCORP, remarked, “Jerry’s impeccable and significant industry reputation coupled with the […]

ecorpStim announces Light Alkanes Stimulation

Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

ecorpStim expands its range of waterless / chemicals free stimulation systems with its latest innovation: “Light Alkanes Stimulation” a non-flammable, non-toxic and environmentally safe shale stimulation fluid eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC (“ecorpStim”), a subsidiary of eCORP International, LLC (“eCORP”), today announced plans to deliver a shale gas extraction technology which uses naturally occurring components in conventional and shale hydrocarbon production – a selection of low molecular weight alkanes or light alkanes* – that are usually referred to as “baby oil” […]

Energy Post: “The new fracking – how shale gas may yet transform the European energy market”

Tuesday, 14th July 2015

“Shale gas in Europe – it’s a revolution that does not seem to be happening. Even in countries like Poland and the UK, where governments are pushing it. However, European shale gas may get a second chance – if US company eCorp is to be believed. CEO John Thrash of eCorp says his company can frack without using any water, with no chemicals and much cheaper. The French government first embraced eCorp’s technology, only to ignore it later, “for political […]

Energy Post: “Dramatic shale gas plea falls on deaf ears in Paris, but Brussels opens back door to fracking”

Friday, 17th April 2015

“A report from the French Ministry of the Economy and Industrial Recovery concludes that France could have its own shale gas revolution, with hundreds of billions in revenues and hundreds of thousands of new jobs. What is more, with the help of a unique new technology, based on propane stimulation, the shale gas could be produced without harm to the environment. The report, already produced in June 2014, was, however, ignored by the French government, newspaper Le Figaro has revealed. […]

Industrie & Technologies : “Heptafluoropropane stimulation, an invention almost made in France”

Wednesday, 15th April 2015

“After developing pure propane stimulation, the service company ecorpStim has developed the concept of stimulation with heptafluoropropane especially for France, in 2013. France eventually maintained its circular of 2012, which prohibited any drilling targeting unconventional hydrocarbons on French soil, thereby prohibiting all experiments including those of alternative techniques to hydraulic fracturing. The company should now propose the technology to all interested industry stakeholders. According Florence Maisel, Managing director of Interel France and Director of External Relations of ecorpStim EMEA (Europe, […]

Montebourg report

Thursday, 09th April 2015

Read the full report by French Minister of Economy and Industry on shale gas opportunities for France, including the technical report on Propane Stimulation by ecorpStim. Main Report Unconventional Hydrocarbons in France – Perspectives opened by new technologies for exploration and exploitation Download: Montebourg Report – Main Report – English translation Unconventional Hydrocarbons in France – Perspectives opened by new technologies for exploration and exploitation from ecorpStim Technical Report Exploitation of Source Rock Hydrocarbons through Propane Stimulation Download: Montebourg Report […]

Le Figaro: “Shale gas, the report buried by the government”

Tuesday, 07th April 2015

“An expert report commissioned by Arnaud Montebourg recommended the experimentation in France of an exploitation technology based on fluoropropane, an alternative to the controversial hydraulic fracturing. The government has never agreed to implement it.” Shale gas, the report buried by the government Article of Bertille Bayart in Le Figaro – Published on April 7th 2015 (French) Read the article

Le Point: “Maud Fontenoy, the anti-Duflot ecologist”

Saturday, 28th March 2015

On the occasion of the publication of the latest book by French sailor and environmentalist Maud Fontenoy, Le Point magazine releases excerpts of her work relative to energy issues. Maud Fontenoy, l’écolo anti-Duflot Article of Emmanuel Berratta in Le Point – Published on March 28th 2015 (French) Read the article

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