Archive | March, 2018

Augmented Reality Is A Game Changer For Oil & Gas

Augmented reality and virtual reality technology is expanding beyond gaming and beyond chasing and catching Pokemon. Now, it’s hit the oil industry and aims to save it money. The oil and gas industry has started using AR to fix and maintain equipment at oil and gas facilities, cutting downtime and costs and saving on travel […]

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Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory closes out second symposium in Asia

ATPS offers education, networking opportunities for industry engineers, technicians The reach of the Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A&M University has long been global. That impact was demonstrated earlier this month when the Turbo Lab hosted its second biennial Asia Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium (ATPS) in Singapore. The 2018 ATPS was held March 13-15, with short courses on […]

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New Revolutionary Subsea Controls & Intervention

Optime Subsea AS (“Optime”) is headquartered in Notodden, Norway, with operations out of Houston Texas, USA. Jan-Fredrik Carlsen, CEO of the Notodden based Norwegian company Optime Subsea, boldly promised to revolutionize the intervention and controls segment of the subsea oil and gas industry through a new and disruptive technology. A year later at Subsea Valley 2018, the […]

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Asset Sales Accelerate In The Oil & Gas Industry

  Get ready for more asset sales in the oil and gas industry. Earlier this month, Devon Energy sold properties in North Texas’ Barnett Shale for $553 million, which analysts said represented a “relatively attractive” multiple of cash flow. Last week Pioneer Natural Resources and Reliance Industries agreed to sell some of their oil and gas properties in […]

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Marsh Bellofram Announces New BelGAS CP Division

Continues Aggressive Push to Form Specialist Groups Serving Oil & Gas Newell, W.Va.—The Marsh Bellofram Company continues to reimagine its BelGAS operations to strategically respond to the needs of the oil and gas industry, announcing the formation of the new BelGAS CP (Control Products) business unit one month after announcing the formation of its new […]

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AOG Audience Hears that Government is Backing Local Oil and Gas Turnaround

The Australian oil and gas sector is rebounding and is about to receive a further boost from government, the audience at the first day of the Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG) in Perth has heard. Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan told the opening session of the AOG 2018 Collaboration Forum that his […]

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Australia’s Largest Oil and Gas Event Begins in Perth Tomorrow

With the global oil and gas sector rebounding from a major industry downturn, there will be significant critical interest when more than 8000 visitors from 20 different countries attend one of the world’s leading petroleum events in Perth tomorrow. The three day Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG), which is being staged for the […]

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Corpus Christi Set to Become Major Oil Export Hub as Shale Drilling Surges

As West Texas drillers pump more crude in coming years, they’ll have to ship almost all of the increase in the Permian Basin’s output to buyers overseas – and most of those exports will pour out of Corpus Christi in South Texas, analysts say. Energy research firm Wood Mackenzie believes U.S. oil producers will pump […]

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Combine & Conquer – Unlocking the power of digital at AOG

Many of the business leaders attending the AOG conference understand the power of digital. They see the potential for digital technologies to bring about transformation and growth. And many are making big investments in a wide variety of cutting-edge technologies. But many simply aren’t getting the most out of their digital investments. What’s the evidence? […]

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BP Reports Surprise Production Jump At Mature Fields

BP reported a surprise increase in oil production from aging fields that, according to chief executive Robert Dudley, he hadn’t seen in his close to four-decade career in the industry. BP reported a 12-percent increase in oil production last year, to the highest level since 2010. In an interview with Bloomberg on the sidelines of […]

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A river Becomes an Ocean…Australia’s LNG Marine Fuel Opportunity

With the prospect of an oversupplied global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, more gas supply anticipated and weak LNG pricing in the coming years, identifying new outlets for gas is becoming mission critical for LNG producers. And one of the biggest opportunities over the next decade is in transportation. LNG as a heavy-duty truck fuel […]

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U.S. Oil Export Boom Boosts Pipeline Demand

The U.S. could add around 4 million barrels per day (mb/d) of additional supply in the coming years, and most of it will be shipped abroad, turning the U.S. into a major oil exporter. Most of the new supply will come in the form of light sweet and ultra-light oil. But because refineries along the […]

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