Archive | November, 2013

Toby Mack Leaves AED and Chairs Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance

With the goal to improve advocacy in the energy industry, Toby Mack seeks new leadership opportunity   The international trade organization Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is firmly committed to providing industry level support to all of its members. This group delivers public policy support for the energy, mining, and forestry groups, as well as industry […]

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Insurance Companies Provide Green Energy Sector Lift

Green energy investment boosted by insurance industry options     Solar, wind, geothermal and biomass energy systems are the most popular forms of alternative energy in use today. Over the past twenty years these energy systems have helped the US move further away from non-renewable or non-sustainable power sources and have helped keep carbon emissions […]

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2013 Oil & Gas Awards Winners Announcement

Over the last two weeks of October the 2013 Oil & Gas Awards were presented in the Southwest, West Coast and Mid Continent regions. The finalists and winners were announced at spectacular gala awards dinners held in Fort Worth, TX, Bakersfield, CA and Oklahoma City, OK. The 2013 Oil & Gas Awards judging panel reviewed […]

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LB 44-510 drilling rig

First Operation of the LB 44-510 Rotary Drilling Rig

The first two LB 44-510 are being employed in the construction of a particle accelerator in Darmstadt, Germany. The two rotary drilling rigs are being employed on the construction site , which covers a total area of 200,000 m2, to stabilize the subsurface with cast-in-place drilled piles. These operations form the basis for the construction […]

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World Energy Council Voices Opinion Regarding Sustainable Energy Future

Sustainable energy is a goal for all, so all must work towards it   The World Energy Council (WEC) was founded in 1924 and has spent the past nine decades acting as a catalyst for energy policy change across the globe. Headquartered in London, the WEC provides a central hub for collaboration among energy industry […]

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E&P Data Management: How do you handle Data Management challenges, are you ready for the future?

Predominant challenges that the data management industry faces are a lack of data management solutions, and the information that is generated in exploration and production is much greater than that compared to other industries. This enormous volume of data needs to be analyzed properly; once this is achieved it could be applied to earn an […]

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Statoil claims possible 600 million barrel find off Newfoundland

This is the biggest find in years for the island of Newfoundland With global investment in offshore drilling at near-record highs, new oil fields are popping up across the planet. The five largest oil fields in the world right now are:   The Safaniya field, is located off the coast of Saudi Arabia. This is […]

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The World Energy Council Ranks Canada Higher Than USA On Sustainable Energy

Sustainable energy important as nations seek to responsibly bolster energy production The World Energy Council, based out of London, has released the latest edition of its Energy Sustainability Index. One of the key surprises for those interested in the role the US plays in the worldwide energy sector is the fact that the US ranked […]

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