Tag Archives: Petroleum

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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How to Use Drones to Improve Equipment Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

To have oil equipment operating efficiently and reliably is demanding, expensive, and requires performing these tasks: Monitor the equipment on a continual basis to detect failures or impending failures; Perform regularly scheduled preventive maintenance tasks to prevent or delay equipment failure; Plan for downtime to replace or repair defective equipment. To perform these tasks is expensive […]

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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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Experience the Energy at Global Petroleum Show

                    EXPERIENCE THE ENERGY AT GLOBAL PETROLEUM SHOW Annual energy gathering to engage industry professionals seeking to share technologies, network and do business WHAT:             Global Petroleum Show (GPS) will kick-off its 49th year in Calgary, Alberta from Tuesday, June 13 to Thursday, June 15 at Stampede […]

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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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