Archive | 2015

Pump Manufacturer Moves Into New Facility

HOUSTON, TEXAS – CURFLO, a manufacturer of high-performance fluid processing pumps, parts, and components has moved into a new facility in Houston, Texas which will serve as their worldwide headquarters. From their new 32,000 square foot facility, CURFLO will manufacture ANSI G-Line and D-Line Series pumps as well as the following Centrifugal Mud Pumps: 118-Series […]

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Revisiting The Forgotten Commodity – Weekly Review from Oilpro

Good Morning Oilpro Readers! In the US, the “G” in O&G seems all but forgotten. Years of depressed natural gas prices coupled with the industry’s recent oil price obsession have quieted the natural gas conversation. This week marks the start of the traditional winter withdrawal season (Nov. 1 – Mar. 31), making it a good […]

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New Rover Pipeline Marks Largest Horsepower Order of Cat® Gas Compression Engines

Houston, TX – A total of 39 Cat® gas compression engines delivering in excess of 211,000 horsepower—the company’s largest ever single-project order—is headed to Ohio as part of a major new U.S.-based pipeline. Twenty-one G3616, two G3612, one G3606 and three G3520 engines, as well as 12 G16CM34 units, will provide power at nine compressor […]

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Is The Downturn The Best Time For Service Providers To Advertise?

Is the oil and gas downturn the best time for service providers to advertise? Personally, I think if you look at the historics of different industry downturns and who came out on top, it typically was/is the companies who marketed heavily, kept boots on the grounds within their sales force, and generally looked alive during […]

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Dragon Products, LTD Adds LACT Units to Product Inventory

Liberty, TX (PRWEB)August 14, 2015 In an effort to meet customer demand and expand its line of oil field production equipment, Dragon Products, LTD is currently developing its very first LACT units. Dale Gunderson, LACT Product Manager, says these LACT units will give customers a total well pad solution, making Dragon Products a single source […]

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New Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers Feature Purpose-Built Frames and Cab, Heavy-Lift Capacities, Precise Hydraulic Control, Integrated Power Train, and Operator Comfort

For Worldwide Release, excluding Japan: August 2015 Release Number: 278PR15 The Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers—long the standard in the pipe-laying industry for powerful performance, reliability, and durability—feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting functions into one single joystick. Independent, […]

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Tips For Installing Oil Well Casing

An oil well casing is a length of metal pipe that is installed within an oil well to strengthen the hole while simultaneously offering a measure of protection against oil leakage that could otherwise spill into ground water. The importance of casing pipe is quite significant because they prohibit gases from seeping into the well […]

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U.S. rig count rises by 10, international count down 28

HOUSTON — The U.S. oil rig count increased by six this week, with more rigs added in the Permian basin, according to Baker Hughes. The count had declined for 29 weeks until July 2, when oil companies began sending rigs back to oil fields in Texas and elsewhere. After U.S. oil prices settled near $60 a barrel for an […]

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Don’t Be Surprised If Oil Prices Hit $20

Is $20 oil Possible? This question has been asked, and answered, in previous Oilpro posts. Yes, $20 oil is possible. Will it happen? I don’t know. But it is worthwhile to understand why a $20 price is not out of reason. Further, it might be instructive to understand why recent oil price commentators are suggesting […]

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Rig Blow Out

Tips To Prevent Drilling Blowouts

It is an understatement to say that safety is important when it comes to drilling. One way to ensure that the work site remains as safe as possibly is to prevent drill blowouts within the variety of oilfield tools you may own and operate. The drilling phase is just one portion of the process during […]

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Transporting Oilfield Tanks

Transporting oil drilling equipment became a little easier with the development of the portable frac tanks and various other types of tanks that have skids built in. A frac tank is used to store and transport oil and other liquids used in the process of hydraulic fracturing. Other tanks such as water tanks, storage tanks, […]

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Oilfield Joke: How To Hire A Drilling Engineer….

A big oilfield company was needing to hire a Drilling Engineer but had a problem as they had way too many candidates for the one position that was available. So to narrow down the group, the human resource director with a PHd in Philosophy gave a one question application after interviewing each of them on […]

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