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Alex Cestero joins PESA Legal Committee and Advisory Board

Alejandro (Alex) Cestero, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Frank’s International, has joined the PESA Legal Committee and will serve as Vice Chairman. The Legal Committee offers special educational programs on a diverse range of topics of interest to the legal, risk management and compliance departments of the oilfield service and […]

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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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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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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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How an Oil and Gas Giant Outmaneuvered Low Oil Prices

Italian oil and gas company Eni has transformed under a leader determined to reduce costs without cutting jobs—instead including employees in the turnaround mission. Transforming a business that must reduce costs doesn’t always have to mean pain for employees—even if that business is a multinational energy company hit hard by dropping oil prices. In this interview, […]

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Oil & Gas 101: A Comprehensive Overview of the Industry

HOUSTON – PESA, the national trade association for the oilfield service, supply and manufacturing sector, offers an introduction to the industry with the highly-acclaimed Oil & Gas 101 seminar October 11-12 at Baker Hughes, a GE company.   As the service and supply sector has become more technologically advanced and specialized, a thorough and broad […]

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Rice Fellow Completes Successful Mentorship Program with PESA

PESA hosted a fellow, Pam Ekechukwu, this summer through the PESA/Rice Center for Civic Leadership Fellowship Program. Pam was PESA’s first summer intern and she quickly became an integral part of the PESA team. Pam primarily worked on public policy efforts including NAFTA, Offshore Leasing and Mexico business issues. She also spearheaded a review of […]

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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: Michael Reeves, President & CEO, Rubicon Oilfield International; Andrew Way, President & CEO, […]

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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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