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Dragon Products Introduces Sand Force™ to Frac Sand Delivery Trailers

Faster unloading of frac sand at the well site. Beaumont, Texas—Dragon Products, energy and industrial equipment manufacturer, has introduced Sand Force™, a double drop, bottom discharge trailer-mounted sand delivery trailer. Specifically designed for frac sand, Sand Force™ unloads the standard 25 tons of frac sand in approximately 11 minutes— orders are being taken now. “Since […]

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To Our Friends in Texas and Louisiana

Like all of you, our team at Tradequip International watched with dismay as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in your hometowns. The storm’s devastation in such a vast area has struck at the heart of the oil and gas industry. Now, and for years to come, it has drastically affected many of you who are our […]

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A letter on behalf of PESA’s Board, Members and Staff

On behalf of our Board of Directors, Members and Staff:PESA is proud to be based in Houston, and we know many of our members and their families have been impacted directly by the path of Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all who have experienced tremendous losses and for strength in […]

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Hurricane Harvey Aid

Hurricane Harvey Aid As the news continues to show the dramatic and widespread damage and flooding in Houston and along the Texas Gulf Coast, our hearts go out to the thousands of SPE members who may have been affected. SPE has made a contribution of USD 50,000 to the American Red Cross for Harvey disaster […]

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YouCaring Partners with JJ Watt for Hurricane Harvey Relief

The YouCaring team is working with JJ Watt and the Houston Texans to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey. JJ has personally contributed $100,000 to the cause, JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund. The campaign quickly surpassed its initial $200,000 goal and is now halfway to its $1,000,000 goal, as of this writing. It appears to […]

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Caterpillar Foundation Donates $300,000 to American Red Cross Relief Efforts as Texas Endures Hurricane Harvey

PEORIA, Ill. — As Texas battles one of the worst storms to hit the state in decades, the Caterpillar Foundation is announcing a $300,000 donation to the American Red Cross to aid in immediate relief efforts. Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall as a Category 4 storm, is producing life-threatening flooding for both coastal and inland […]

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Houston Mayor Establishes Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

HOUSTON – After receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries from citizens and corporations who would like to help, Mayor Sylvester Turner has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax deductible flood relief donations. The fund is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation. “We are getting calls from across the country and […]

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The Salvation Army Responds to Catastrophic Flooding

  Contact: Kurt Watkins 214-891-7624 kurt_watkins@richards.com       The Salvation Army Responds to Catastrophic Flooding Relief effort expected to be one of largest in organization’s history ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 29) – The Salvation Army is responding to the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area and providing relief to first responders and survivors. Since Hurricane […]

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Opinion – Obama: Iranian Oil, Good. Canadian Oil, Bad. American Oil, Bad.

President Obama’s confusing approach to energy encourages our enemies who shout “death to America,” while penalizing our closest allies and even our own job creators. Iran’s participation in the nuclear negotiations that have slogged on for months, have now, ultimately, netted a deal that will allow Iran to export its oil—which is the only reason […]

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The Dirtiest Jobs in the Oil Industry and Beyond

Look at any list of toughest jobs on the planet and you are sure to see the oil industry mentioned at least once – from extraction to refinement, no part of the process is a clean one. That said, we’ve decided to highlight some of the dirtiest occupations within the business and illustrate exactly why […]

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