Archive | June, 2017

Applications Now Available for Energy Innovators Pitch Challenge

LAFAYETTE, La.  –  INNOV8 Acadiana, LLC, a Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) company, has teamed up with LAGCOE to connect the best emerging energy innovators with investors ready to move their business ideas forward. The Energy Innovator’s Pitch Challenge winners will be showcased during LAGCOE 2017 from October 24-26, with a culminating pitch event on the 26th. […]

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Dragon Products Offers the Next Generation of Pneumatic Frac Sand Delivery and Storage Solutions

New Roll-off Pneumatic Sand Pods save time and money in frac sand hauling.   The new roll-off frac sand hauling system manufactured by Dragon Products offers an alternative to delivery from the standard pneumatic trailer. Dragon’s Roll-Off Sand Pod reduces costly wait times at well sites by reducing long lines, and demurrage pay. “Our sand pods are […]

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US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For Record 23rd Week In A Row

U.S. energy firms added oil rigs for a record 23rd week in a row, extending a year-long drilling recovery as producers boost spending on expectations crude prices will rise in future months despite this week’s decline to a 10-month low. Drillers added 11 oil rigs in the week to June 23, bringing the total count […]

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How to Use Drones to Improve Equipment Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

To have oil equipment operating efficiently and reliably is demanding, expensive, and requires performing these tasks: Monitor the equipment on a continual basis to detect failures or impending failures; Perform regularly scheduled preventive maintenance tasks to prevent or delay equipment failure; Plan for downtime to replace or repair defective equipment. To perform these tasks is expensive […]

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How Drones Will Transform the Oil and Gas Industry in 2018

Emerging technologies in robotics and automation have the potential to improve operations in the oil and gas industry by reducing costs, and increasing safety, efficiency and speed of the processes. Comprising of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, analytics, and other hardware and software tools, the technologies are already finding inroads in a variety of processes. These […]

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PESA Submits Comments on NAFTA Renegotiation to USTR

In May, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) commenced the process to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In addition to consulting with the U.S. Congress, USTR requested public comments on matters relevant to the modernization of NAFTA to inform the U.S. negotiating position. In comments submitted to USTR, PESA provided the […]

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API Report: Industry Safer Than It’s Ever Been

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a report documenting the prioritization of safety, health and environmental stewardship in the oil and gas industry. As the report notes, the industry’s commitment to producing more energy, improving operation efficiency, while reducing the carbon footprint, is unyielding. Health and safety, the protection of people, the environment and […]

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PESA Welcomes New Member Company

Please join us in welcoming new member company Exterran Corporation. Exterran Corporation is a worldwide market leader in oil and gas production equipment, natural gas compression, produced water treatment solutions, and gas processing and treating. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Exterran Corporation has approximately 5,100 employees and operates around the world.  Andrew J. Way is the President […]

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Aaron Equipment Brands to Move from Bensenville Property to Accommodate Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project

Companies Will Continue to Serve Customers While Searching for New Property June 21, 2017 – Aaron Equipment and Paul O. Abbe Equipment Company today announced the companies will move from their current property in Bensenville, Illinois, by Spring 2020. This announcement follows a final agreement between Aaron Equipment and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority for […]

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PESA Committees Collaborate to Address Recovery Planning

The PESA Human Resources and Supply Chain Committees jointly hosted a Recovery Planning Seminar on May 23 at GE Oil & Gas. The seminar addressed recovery planning activities and the impact of current market instability. Leading industry executives shared strategies on positioning organizations to maintain lead times while controlling costs through human capital management. The […]

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PESA Committees Collaborate on Inaugural Speed Mentoring Event

PESA members from twelve leading oilfield service and supply sector companies came together on May 31 for a speed mentoring session jointly hosted by the HR and Emerging Leaders Committees. This inaugural event’s format encouraged open dialogue with HR leaders offering guidance to member company high performers. As the first trade association to host a […]

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LAGCOE Announces LAGCOE Looey 2017: Don Briggs

LAGCOE Announces LAGCOE Looey 2017: Don Briggs Founding Member and President of Louisiana Oil & Gas Association LAFAYETTE, La. (June 19, 2017) –  LAGCOE is proud to announce LAGCOE Looey 2017, Mr. Don Briggs, Founding Member and President of  the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association. LAGCOE Looey is an honorary position given to someone who has accomplished […]

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