Tag Archives: PESA

PESA Successfully Concludes Foreign Service Officers Industry Training

  On August 7-10, PESA hosted its highly-regarded Oil and Gas Industry Training Program for 26 U.S. foreign and civil service officers from the Departments of State, Commerce, Energy and USAID. The training program was developed 24 years ago to educate global energy influencers on technological innovations and business dynamics of our industry, allowing for […]

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PESA Welcomes 3 New Members

PESA Welcomes 3 New Members – Please join us in welcoming three new members to PESA: SERTECPET, GTUIT and Spring Bolt and Nut Manufacturing Ltd.   SERTECPET is an international company specialized in providing customized Integral Energy Solutions. SERTECPET works in the fields of engineering, management, exploration and production of gas and oil, development of diverse […]

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PESA Advisory Board Member Kirk Shelton, NOV, Shares Leadership Expertise

  PESA Emerging Leaders Committee hosted its bi-monthly leadership forum with PESA Advisory Board Member Kirk Shelton, President, NOV Completion & Production Solutions, National Oilwell Varco. Leadership forums allow member company high performers to interact with industry executives through open dialogue structured around a targeted theme. In this forum, Shelton shared his six pillars of […]

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Regulatory Action: Non-Jones Act Vessels and BLM Methane Rule

In the final days of the Obama Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) published a notice to change long-standing interpretations of rules for vessels transporting equipment used by the offshore oil and gas industry. If finalized, the notice would restrict the use of certain “non-Jones Act” vessels from performing a variety of functions (laying […]

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PESA Submits Comments on NAFTA Renegotiation to USTR

In May, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) commenced the process to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In addition to consulting with the U.S. Congress, USTR requested public comments on matters relevant to the modernization of NAFTA to inform the U.S. negotiating position. In comments submitted to USTR, PESA provided the […]

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API Report: Industry Safer Than It’s Ever Been

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a report documenting the prioritization of safety, health and environmental stewardship in the oil and gas industry. As the report notes, the industry’s commitment to producing more energy, improving operation efficiency, while reducing the carbon footprint, is unyielding. Health and safety, the protection of people, the environment and […]

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PESA Welcomes New Member Company

Please join us in welcoming new member company Exterran Corporation. Exterran Corporation is a worldwide market leader in oil and gas production equipment, natural gas compression, produced water treatment solutions, and gas processing and treating. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Exterran Corporation has approximately 5,100 employees and operates around the world.  Andrew J. Way is the President […]

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PESA Committees Collaborate to Address Recovery Planning

The PESA Human Resources and Supply Chain Committees jointly hosted a Recovery Planning Seminar on May 23 at GE Oil & Gas. The seminar addressed recovery planning activities and the impact of current market instability. Leading industry executives shared strategies on positioning organizations to maintain lead times while controlling costs through human capital management. The […]

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PESA Committees Collaborate on Inaugural Speed Mentoring Event

PESA members from twelve leading oilfield service and supply sector companies came together on May 31 for a speed mentoring session jointly hosted by the HR and Emerging Leaders Committees. This inaugural event’s format encouraged open dialogue with HR leaders offering guidance to member company high performers. As the first trade association to host a […]

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Trump Administration Commences NAFTA Renegotiation Process

On May 18, the Trump Administration formally notified Congress of its intent to commence negotiations with Canada and Mexico with respect to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This notification triggers a 90-day period before negotiations with Canada and Mexico can begin (no earlier than August 16, 2017). Per a May 23, 2017, Federal Register notice, the United […]

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“ Navigating a Market in Transition ” PESA Annual Meeting 2017

PESA members collaborate with top industry leaders and keynote speaker Karl Rove, Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush   Please save the date for PESA’s 2018 Annual Meeting April 25-27 at The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA. The 2017 PESA Annual Meeting held April […]

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PESA Supports Texas Energy Day

On March 22, 2017, Kevin Crowley, President & CEO, Forged Products and Bob Ryan, Deputy General Counsel, Stallion Oilfield Services led PESA’s delegation to the first-ever Texas Energy Day. About 500 participants from across the oil and natural gas industry descended on Austin to highlight to legislators, regulators and other key stakeholders, industry’s economic and […]

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