Post Archive by Day: February 16, 2018

The tools you need to offer high-tier directional drilling services

Rotary steerable systems (RSS) help you overcome technical and economic challenges of the land market by producing high-quality boreholes. To better assist you in providing top-tier directional services, we are excited expand our RSS product line with the addition of the VectorZIEL™ and VectorEXAKT™ RSS. The VectorZIEL and VectorEXAKT RSS platform was initially developed more than 30 years ago and

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Wellsite Introduces IQ Scan Technology for Tracking Durable Assets

BROUSSARD, La. – Wellsite Fishing and Rental Services, LLC (“Wellsite”), a leading provider of drilling and completion rental equipment, is now utilizing the IQ Scan technology suite for streamlining asset management. IQ Scan Technology, LLC’s innovative solution for durable asset tracking combines a 2D laser-engraved coding system with a secure cloud-based software suite to deliver a comprehensive asset management solution.

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Racing for a cure

On January 27, 2018, NOV was honored to serve as the official sponsor for the Family Walk/Kids 5K portion of the 2017 Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for a Cure – the world’s largest fundraising event for breast cancer. The goal is to raise money and awareness, celebrate survivors, and remember those who have battled breast cancer. Although the race

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API: Department Of Commerce’s Recommendation To Implement Restrictions On Steel And Aluminum Inconsistent With The Administration’s Vision For Economic Growth

202.682.8114 | press@api.org WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard raised serious concerns with the Department of Commerce’s announcement recommending tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. “Today’s announcement by the Department of Commerce to recommend sweeping tariffs around all steel and aluminum imports, in the guise of national security concerns, doesn’t make sense

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Available in ISATIS: A new efficient way of classifying mineral resources

With the “Sampling Density Variance” tool, Isatis proposes an innovative methodology allowing robust resource classification, independant from sample number, block size and domain extension. In the mining industry, it is common to classify estimated resources as inferred, indicated or measured according to their confidence level which depends on the sample spacing and the expected production volumes. This confidence level is

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Paul Butcher appointed MD, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services

16 Feb 2018 Leading assurance provider Lloyd’s Register (LR) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services. Based in Birmingham, UK, Paul brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional services businesses.  After graduating from Southampton University, Paul held a number of leadership roles in the

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U.S. Crude Oil Production Hits A Record High In January At 10.2 Million Barrels Per Day

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – U.S. crude production rose to 10.2 million barrels per day (MBD) in January – the highest monthly output on record, according to API’s monthly statistical report. This was an increase of 1.1 percent versus December and 15.1 percent from January 2017. “In Olympic fashion, U.S. crude oil production scored a perfect “10” in January,” said

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Largest-ever sponsored PPL Balochistan Football Cup 2018 kicks off

Karachi, February 16, 2018: After two successful football tournaments in Balochistan, Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) brings forth the country’s largest-ever sponsored football tournament, PPL Balochistan Football Cup 2018 (PBFC 2018) starting February 17 with qualifying round matches in six provincial divisions: Quetta, Kalat, Makran, Sibi, Zhob and Naseerabad. The final round will commence on March 1 at Sadiq Shaheed Football

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Elite Control Systems and North British Distillery Compete in Annual Charity Fundraising Lawn Bowls Day

Last Friday saw the annual Elite Control Systems/North British Distillery Lawn Bowls day which was held at West Calder Bowling Club in aid of ‘Garvald Edinburgh’, a local charity which arranges social activities for people with disabilities in safe and friendly environments throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians. The teams were treated to hot rolls on arrival prior to playing games

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HydraWell to plug in Azerbaijan

16 February 2018 – TOTAL E&P Absheron B.V. (Total), acting as operator for and on behalf of a consortium presently composed of Total E&P Absheron B.V. (50%) and Socar Absheron LLC (50%). has tasked HydraWell to execute a part of plug & abandonment campaign at the Absheron field in the Caspian Sea. To execute the campaign, HydraWell will utilise its

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Aker Solutions Forms Collaboration With Cognite to Strengthen Digital Offering

February 16, 2018 Aker Solutions agreed on a long-term collaboration with software company Cognite to accelerate the development of digital solutions that will drive major efficiencies through the entire life of an energy asset. The energy services company will use Cognite’s advanced industrial data platform to collect and analyze large volumes of data from offshore energy installations, providing solutions that

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Siemens and partners sign joint charter on cybersecurity

Joint Press Release by Siemens, Airbus, Allianz, Daimler Group, IBM, MSC, NXP, SGS and Deutsche Telekom Munich, 2018-Feb-16 Ten action areas for greater cybersecurity Call for dedicated government ministries and chief information security officers Independent certification for critical infrastructures and solutions in the Internet of Things Nine partners present first charter on cybersecurity at Munich Security Conference At the Munich

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PGNiG: Small-scale LNG market to grow driven by smaller customers

16.02.2018 A mobile station for metering liquefied natural gas, designed by PGNiG engineers, may revolutionise the “small-scale LNG” market in Poland. Smaller consumers will be able to buy only a part of the standard tanker’s gas load. Engineers from the PGNiG Central Measurement and Testing Laboratory have designed the mobile station, named SMOK (DRAGON), to accurately measure the required part

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Durham University strengthens its international research collaborations in energy materials research

16 February 2018 We are excited to announce a £150k Rutherford Strategic Partnership Grant programme that will bring four early career scientists to Durham University from India, Malaysia, and Mexico as Rutherford Strategic Fellows in Organic Energy Research (RSFs). The successful 2018 bid was led by Asst Prof Paul McGonigal(Department of Chemistry) and Dr Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro (Durham Energy Institute Early Career

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