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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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BP and BP Foundation Donate $750,000 to Support Texas Flood Victims

HOUSTON – BP and the BP Foundation have donated $750,000 to support flood relief efforts in Houston and surrounding Texas communities that have been significantly impacted by historic rain levels and other damage from Hurricane Harvey. The donation, which will help provide flood victims with food, water, health services and shelter, will be divided equally […]

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DUG Eagle Ford Cancellation

DUG Eagle Ford Cancellation New Dates & Information Below Next week’s DUG Eagle Ford conference and exhibition has been cancelled due to the predicted impact of Hurricane Harvey on Central Texas and the Texas Coast through Monday and Tuesday. Originally slated for Tuesday – Thursday, Aug. 29-31 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, the 2017 DUG Eagle Ford conference is […]

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Jon Goodwin Named Publisher of Tradequip International

  CROSSVILLE, TN — Jon Goodwin has been named publisher of Tradequip International. He previously held the position of Sales Manager. Jeff Dyer, former publisher, is still with TAP Publishing, the parent company of Tradequip, but, is assuming new responsibilities as Chief Sales Officer. Jon started with Tradequip in 2006, but, he has been with […]

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New Volvo PL3005E Rotating Pipelayer Increases Power and Lifting Capacity

As the latest addition to the lineup of Volvo E-Series rotating pipelayers, the PL3005E boasts impressive improvements to power, productivity and efficiency versus predecessor models, all on a 360-degree excavator-based platform. Equipped with the Volvo D8J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL3005E offers a 6 percent increase in horsepower, 8 percent increase in max torque […]

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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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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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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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Schlumberger Introduces Complete Cased Hole Formation Evaluation and Reservoir Monitoring from a Single Tool

Pulsar service delivers rigless formation evaluation and monitoring for any reservoir to improve drilling efficiency and well productivity OKLAHOMA CITY, June 19, 2017—Schlumberger today introduced the Pulsar multifunction spectroscopy service at the SPWLA 58th Annual Symposium. The new service provides the industry’s first complete cased hole formation evaluation and reservoir saturation monitoring with openhole logging […]

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