Archive | November, 2017

Predator Drilling Acquires Assets of J. B. Hunt Gas and Oil Drilling

PREDATOR DRILLING ACQUIRES ASSETS OF J.B. HUNT GAS AND OIL DRILLING Two Great Companies Prove the Sum is Greater Than the Parts Midland, Texas: Predator Drilling LLC, a subsidiary of Predator Drilling Inc. of Red Deer, Alberta, has acquired all assets of J. B. Hunt Gas and Oil Drilling of Midland, Texas in an all […]

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Thanksgiving Travelers Smash Records

  As we all know from the personal experience of enduring long lines at the airport and inching along frosty highways in bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic, Thanksgiving week is unquestionably one of the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year. Long-distance trips increase by 54 percent around Thanksgiving, a huge number, especially when considering that the […]

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80 Companies Join PESA Membership Luncheon Featuring Chris Fussell

Former Navy SEAL and New York Times bestselling author Chris Fussell gave a keynote address during PESA’s Membership Luncheon on October 30. Fussell, leadership consultant for McChrystal Group and author of “One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams,” spoke to the audience about how to make organizations flatter and more interconnected, taking his […]

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Mexico Deputy Secretary of Energy Meets with PESA Executives

Mexico Deputy Secretary of Energy for Hydrocarbons Aldo Flores-Quiroga met with PESA Executives on October 18 over a private lunch hosted by the PESA Mexico Task Force. The Secretary shared insights into Mexico’s developments, including the transformation of its oil and natural gas industry with 67 E&P companies now having a presence in the country. The […]

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Tank Storage Germany 2017

  Tank Storage Germany is nearing! With less then two weeks’ to go, now is the perfect time to register and start planning your visit! As Pioneers in Excellence you’ll find solutions to facilitate tomorrow’s tasks and explore the world’s most cutting-edge tank terminal equipment at Tank Storage Germany. As the biggest importer of oil in […]

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PESA Middle East Regional District Meeting: Developing Global Outreach

The PESA International Outposts Subcommittee hosted a Middle East Regional District Meeting at the Schlumberger Middle East and Asia Learning Centre in Abu Dhabi on November 14 during the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). The mission of the Regional District Meeting was to provide a collective environment where PESA members were able to address […]

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Rosneft Drills World’s Longest Well in Sakhalin

MOSCOW — Rosneft, as a member of Sakhalin-1 Consortium, successfully completed drilling of the world’s longest well from Orlan platform at Chaivo field in the Sea of Okhotsk. The length of the well with horizontal completion is 15,000 m, which currently is a world record. This is a supercomplex well with DDI (Directional drilling index) […]

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PESA Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

The PESA Advisory Board Members contribute to the direction of PESA, promote PESA participation within their own companies and strengthen PESA’s membership ranks via their personal industry connections. The PESA Board of Directors has nominated and approved three new Advisory Board Members: Scott Livingston, Senior Vice President of Global Operations, NOV Rig Systems; Alejandro (Alex) Cestero, […]

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World’s Energy Leaders Gather for the IEA’s 2017 Ministerial Meeting

Ministers and top government officials from the International Energy Agency’s 29 member countries, seven Association countries – Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Singapore and Thailand – and other partners, as well as more than 30 CEOs from across the energy spectrum, met in Paris this week for the IEA’s 2017 Ministerial Meeting. Held under the […]

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2017 West Texas Regional District Meeting

PESA Advisory Board Member and West Texas Regional District Chairman Pat Bond, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Gravity Oilfield Services introduces Danny Wesson, Vice President, Operations, Diamondback Energy   PESA welcomed Diamondback Energy Vice President, Operations — Danny Wesson, as the keynote speaker of PESA’s West Texas Regional District Meeting held September 20 at Gardner Denver in […]

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IEA: Energy Sector On ‘Cusp Of A New Digital Era’

                        Velda Addison Senior Editor, Digital News Group Hart Energy Artificial intelligence (AI) may still be a nascent digital technology, especially for the oil and gas industry, but its use holds promise for upstream operations, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). “AI could be […]

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GATE Energy awarded Leviathan Commissioning

GATE Energy has been selected as the provider for facility commissioning of the Leviathan Project Platform for Noble Energy Mediterranean Ltd. The associated scope includes topside commissioning planning, onshore commissioning execution and offshore commissioning services of the Production Platform for the Leviathan Field Development Project. Leviathan is a natural gas mega project offshore Israel with […]

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