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Revisiting The Forgotten Commodity – Weekly Review from Oilpro

Good Morning Oilpro Readers! In the US, the “G” in O&G seems all but forgotten. Years of depressed natural gas prices coupled with the industry’s recent oil price obsession have quieted the natural gas conversation. This week marks the start of the traditional winter withdrawal season (Nov. 1 – Mar. 31), making it a good […]

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New Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers Feature Purpose-Built Frames and Cab, Heavy-Lift Capacities, Precise Hydraulic Control, Integrated Power Train, and Operator Comfort

For Worldwide Release, excluding Japan: August 2015 Release Number: 278PR15 The Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers—long the standard in the pipe-laying industry for powerful performance, reliability, and durability—feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting functions into one single joystick. Independent, […]

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New Oil Spill Clean-Up System To Debut July 29th

TIRED OF GETTING HOSED: OIL SPILL RECOVERY SPECIALIST PATENTS PRODUCT THAT CUTS CLEAN-UP IN HALF   Prototype to Debut July 29th in San Antonio at 2015 South Texas Oilfield Expo   LONGVIEW, TX-July 23rd, 2015-Sometimes, a little fresh perspective makes a big change.   Sometimes that perspective results from spending 18 hours bent over an […]

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ADIPEC 2015 Puts Abu Dhabi in Global Spotlight with Record Number of Conference Programme Submissions

Call for Papers Breaks Industry World Record with 2,278 Proposals from 540 Organizations Across 65 Countries Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 June 2015 – Global industry leaders and decision-makers are set to make the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2015 a record-breaker, with the number of abstract submissions for the Conference Programme […]

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Cat® MD5150C Top Hammer Drill

Cat® MD5150C Top Hammer Drill proves performance in tough applications For Release Worldwide: February 2015 Release Number: 79PR15 Even in granite-like conditions the new Cat® MD5150C Top Hammer Drill is out-performing down-the-hole rigs with its higher productivity and much lower fuel consumption—while achieving comparable hole straightness. Cat drill customer Iron Mountain Quarry, located south of […]

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Argentina Shale Gas & Oil Summit 2015


          ARGENTINE SHALE INDUSTRY LEADERS TO MEET IN BUENOS AIRES FOR HIGH-LEVEL SUMMIT Argentine shale gas leaders, government ministers and industry stakeholders will gather in Buenos Aires in May 2015 to discuss the future of the shale gas in Argentina at the Argentina Shale Gas and Oil Summit 2015 – A-SGOS […]

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Caterpillar Oil & Gas Sells 700th Dynamic Gas Blending™ Kit

For Worldwide Release: October 2014 Release Number: CO&G14P19 Houston, Texas – Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce the sale of the 700th Cat® Dynamic Gas Blending™ (DGB™) kit for 3500 engines, the company’s industry-leading dual fuel technology for land drilling, production and well stimulation applications. Originally introduced to the market in 2012, the […]

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South Texas Expo and NASCAR


SOUTH TEXAS OILFILED EXPO TEAMS UP WITH TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TO BRING 2014 ATTENDEES THE CHANCE TO WIN A TEXAS 500 PRIZE PACKAGE   Package Includes Pit Passes, Premium Seating, Food and Beverage Passes and More to the Eighth Race for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup   SAN ANTONIO, TX-July 7th, 2014- Oil and gas professionals attending […]

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Caterpillar Launches Cat® C15 and C18 China Phase IV Power Solutions at 2014 CIPPE in Beijing, China

For Worldwide Release: March 2014 Release Number: CO&G14PR5 Beijing, China – Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce the production and availability of the new Cat® C15 ACERT™ engine and C18 engines. Designed for workover and mobile drilling rigs, the new Cat C15 and C18 engine deliver reliable horsepower while meeting the newly-enacted Phase […]

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Volvo PL4809D Rotating Pipelayer Lifts Productivity to New Heights

The latest addition to the revolutionary excavator-based pipelayers from Volvo, the PL4809D, has been enhanced with a whole host of new productivity-enhancing features, including a unique load management system. The PL4809D rotating pipelayer is the second largest member of the revolutionary family of excavator-based pipelayers from Volvo. Offering excellent stability with a 90-ton lifting capacity, […]

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Caterpillar Stainless Steel Stimulation Pump

Caterpillar Introduces Stainless Steel Well Stimulation Pump Fluid Ends for Oil and Gas Industry

Houston, Texas – Caterpillar Global Petroleum announces the addition of stainless steel fluid ends to the Cat® XD line of well stimulation pumps and fluid ends.  These fluid ends, compatible with all Cat XD Series components, will be available for order in the first quarter of 2014.   “Stainless steel offers Caterpillar customers numerous benefits, […]

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Securing our energy future highlighted at Offshore Energy 2013

On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held  Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9,123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of Ko Colijn, Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, […]

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