Press Release From MOGAS Severe Service Ball Valves: ML-381 metallurgically bonded weld overlay results in extended ball and seat life

  4/26/2019 Acid leaching is a critical process in autoclave and mining applications. ML-381 has proven to extend valve life and extend plant runtime. Our latest TechTalk explores the latest advancement in autoclave and mining operational improvment. The ML-381 metallurgically bonded weld overlay has been proven to triple the life of balls and seats compared to…

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Press Release: President Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain, declaring that threats to the information and communications technology and services supply chain by foreign adversaries are a national emergency. The Executive Order prohibits transactions that involve information and communications technology or…

By The Numbers, 5/15/2019

The EIA published its Weekly Petroleum Status Report.  Here are some highlights.  All items are in millions of barrels per day except inventories, which is billions total.  Dates are defined as week ending averages, except utilization rate which is a four week ending average.  The full report can be found here. Item 5/10/19 5/3/19 Refinery…

IADC Drilling Onshore Conference Concludes

IADC Drilling Onshore Conference and Exhibition was held at the OMNI Hotel Houston Westside on May 16, 2019.  The conference is held with the intent of discussing all the issues related to drilling onshore:  tools, software, environment, safety, regulation, and more.  Texas Railroad Commission Ryan Sitton was also one of the presenters. The exhibition was…

Press Release: Following success at the European Wind Europe event in Bilbao earlier this year, GEV and Clobotics are presenting their partnered turnkey blade maintenance solution to the US market at AWEA Wind Conference Houston, May 2019.

Combining Artificial Intelligence-based and autonomous inspections with a proven and experienced workforce, allows for fixed price long-term costings and will vastly improve clients’ predictability of operating costs as well as turbine productivity. The next generation maintenance solution will be showcased by Clobotics and GEV Wind Power at the 2019 AWEA Wind Power Conference 20-23 May…

Esri Petroleum GIS Conference Kicks Off, May 15, 2019

The Esri Petroleum GIS Conference is launched on May 15, 2019 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.  The meeting also includes an exhibition.  The entire event ends on May 16, 2019. Esri builds ArcGIS, a powerful mapping and spatial analytics software package.  If you have spatial data for your pipeline, you can load it…

Press Release: TGS Announces the Launch of Its New Well Log Prediction Tool Analytics Ready LAS (ARLAS)

Oslo, Norway (15 May 2019) – TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) today announced the release of its new well log prediction tool – Analytics Ready LAS (ARLAS). ARLAS log prediction algorithms, part of TGS’ AI initiatives, will calculate missing log curves and fill in gaps to give customers complete coverage from top to bottom, standardized, and ready…

Anadarko Update: Anadarko Agrees To Be Acquired By Occidental – TERMINATES MERGER AGREEMENT WITH CHEVRON

HOUSTON, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Occidental Petroleum Corporation under which Occidental will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Anadarko for consideration consisting of $59.00 in cash and 0.2934 of a share of Occidental common stock per share…