Tag Archives: Oil and Gas

BP Doubles Power of Oil-Finding Supercomputer 

  British oil major BP has more than doubled the power of the supercomputer that discovered 200 million barrels of oil in a hidden Gulf of Mexico cache last year. The machine is now the most powerful commercial research computer in the world, BP said. Last year, BP began testing a new algorithm to image […]

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Something for everyone at AOG 2018

With less than 100 days to go until the doors open for the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG 2018) in Perth next March, excitement is building for the 37th staging of the leading international oil and gas industry event. Driving that excitement is a noticeable upturn in the oil and gas sector and a list […]

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One of the Biggest U.S. Oil Fields Turns to an Unexpected Power Source: Solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, California, is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day, according to operator Aera Energy. Now the oil field is about to become even more remarkable. Its future production will be […]

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Thanksgiving Travelers Smash Records

  As we all know from the personal experience of enduring long lines at the airport and inching along frosty highways in bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic, Thanksgiving week is unquestionably one of the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year. Long-distance trips increase by 54 percent around Thanksgiving, a huge number, especially when considering that the […]

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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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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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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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U.S. Weekly Oil Output Hits All-Time High

Government data indicates American output hit an all-time high last week, signaling the resilience of North American drilling as oil prices begin another recovery. The U.S. produced 9.62 million barrels of oil per day through November 3rd, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said today, overtaking the previous high that occurred back in June 2015. The agency’s Petroleum […]

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Registrations Are Now Open for AOG 2018

Diversified Communications, the organiser of the 2018 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG 2018), is pleased to announce that registrations for Australia’s largest oil and gas industry event are now open. With strong support from government and industry groups from around the globe and Principal Sponsors Woodside Energy, National Energy Resources Australia (NERA), the City […]

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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 and Gas Professionals Find Global Meeting Point in Abu Dhabi

ADIPEC Creates Opportunities to Make New Connections, Drive Business Growth  UAE Capital is at Crossroads of Global Energy Industry    Abu Dhabi, UAE –  This year’s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) will give oil and gas professionals an unrivalled platform to meet potential new business partners from around the world, organisers said […]

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PESA Human Resources and Engagement Committees Jointly Host a Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable

The PESA Human Resources Committee holds bi-monthly roundtable events educating PESA member companies on the various trends, challenges, and solutions affecting global and domestic Human Resources departments. The roundtables also encourage open dialogue, connecting PESA members to discuss topics including workforce planning, benefits, competency management, shared services and global mobility. The most recent roundtable held […]

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