Press Release: Hexagon Launches CADWorx® Structure Professional 2019 for 3D Structural Design

If your company designs plants, ships, or offshore facilities, you might want to take a look at Hexagon PPM, a CAD software company.  Aside from doing the drafting, their software can help with structural design and process flow schematics.  The software can also work seamlessly with key industry design packages like CAESAR, PV Elite, GT…

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By The Numbers, 12/28/2018

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 12/21/18 12/14/18 Refinery…

Video Fox News: A Sheriff Is Not Bound By The Laws Of Sanctuary Cities, Sheriffs Can Report Illegal Aliens To The Federal Government

Here is an interesting interview by Fox News.  Francisco Hernandez, a lawyer from Fort Worth, Texas, essentially says that a sheriff is not restricted by local laws from reporting illegal aliens to the federal government.  Essentially, federal law supersedes local laws.  So, if law enforcement is serious about this issue, then the only push back…

prosource.it Speaks Out Against Modern Slavery

A few years ago, I spoke with Mike Gross, Business Unit Lead - Americas, at a Houston energy conference.  I found out that prosource.it is an experienced company that provides IT support at many different levels:  cyber security, software management, offshore IT, training, cloud consulting, and more. I recently searched their website and found that…

Video: Red Stone Resources, Oil and Gas Acquisitions

I learned about this company while attending the NAPE Conference in Houston last summer.  This firm does all the research in an oil and gas play: buys the mineral rights then either sells or leases the play out to investors, particularly private equity.  They pride themselves on having a top team of researches, geologists, engineers,…

Remote Medical International Exhibits At the OSHA Oil And Gas Safety Conference

While attending the OSHA Oil and Gas Safety and Health Conference in Houston earlier this month, I stopped by the Remote Medical International booth.  They provide staff and consulting for medical services offered at remote and harsh environments.  Here is a description of the company from their website. Remote Medical International helps clients manage and…

Business Inventories Are On The Rise

As we look forward to the economic climate in 2019, I wish I could be more optimistic.  Total business inventories are going up, up, and UP.  No matter what the other indicators say, in my opinion, this is the most important indicator. As you can see from the dates, this has nothing to do with…