Tag Archives: Petroleum

Alex Cestero joins PESA Legal Committee and Advisory Board

Alejandro (Alex) Cestero, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Frank’s International, has joined the PESA Legal Committee and will serve as Vice Chairman. The Legal Committee offers special educational programs on a diverse range of topics of interest to the legal, risk management and compliance departments of the oilfield service and […]

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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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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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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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