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Producers employ tech innovations to keep lid on costs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Devon Energy Corp. manages all its oil operations in southeast New Mexico directly from a command-control center on the 44th floor of its Oklahoma City headquarters. Technology like WellCon, combined with a broad array of other high-tech innovations directly in the oil fields, ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoLink > Dr. Daniel FineNew MexicoTechnology +25

In The Oil Patch – Dr. Daniel Fine (ep. 123)

In The Oil Patch – Episode 123: host Kym Bolado and her cohost Alvin Bailey welcome Dr. Daniel Fine onto the show! Dr. Fine is with the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy and he does not hold back any of his thoughts in this episode. This is definitely a must-listen show!

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoLink > OPECKingdom of Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia +39

Increasing Natural Gas Trade Between the U.S and Mexico

U.S. companies began exporting natural gas to Mexico via pipeline in 1988, and exports have increased significantly as the shale revolution in the U.S. produced affordable, abundant natural gas for consumers in the U.S., Mexico, and around the world.REF Liquefied natural gas (LNG)—which is transpo ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 months agoLink > MexicoNew MexicoGovernor of New Mexico +44

As the U.S. Sends More Oil to World, OPEC Sends Less to U.S.

OPEC is finally making the move that could help complete a mission that it's failed so far: shipping less oil to the U.S., according to Sanford C. Bernstein.Exports from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to America have declined by close to 1 million barrels a day since a peak at t ...

Ronnie Steinocher - Baron Energy, Inc.


Posted 2 years agoLink > OPECUSACrude

Best Petroleum Engineering Schools

According to a study conducted recently, twelve universities that offered petroleum engineering programs were formally interviewed about the outlook of the course after the students graduated from their program. For further admission guidance, students can quickly access free information by click ...

Chetan Jariwala


Posted 2 years agoLink > petroleum engineeringcollegesschools +2

Trump faces dilemma as U.S. oil reels from record biofuels targets

By Chris Prentice | NEW YORK NEW YORK The Obama administration signed its final plan for renewable fuel use in the United States last week, leaving an oil industry reeling from the most aggressive biofuel targets yet as President-elect Donald Trump takes over.The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) pr ...

Adam Marmaras - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoLink > TrumpUSAbiofuel +1

Army will deny easement, halting work on Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army said Sunday that it will not approve an easement necessary to permit the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, marking a monumental victory for the Native American tribes and thousands of others who have flocked in recent months to protest the oil ...

Adam Marmaras - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoLink > Dakota Access PipelineUnited States

Engineering – Neven Drobnjak

In this blog I will compare results of RISA 3D stress analysis (structural software) and Caesar II stress analysis (piping software). At the first glance, I was expecting that displacements and forces calculated in structural software RISA 3D will match displacements and forces calculated in Caes ...

Neven Drobnjak - Freelance piping designer


Posted 2 years agoLink > pipe stress analysis

Piping design – Neven Drobnjak

In petrochemical industry, process piping is mostly carbon steel pipes, up to 12″ size. Because of process requirement, piping is exposed to very large temperature range and piping routing required special consideration. Since almost all refinery plants has same type of equipment, we can at leas ...

Neven Drobnjak - Freelance piping designer


Posted 2 years agoLink > piping design

Why Pumps Fail: Compromised Lubrication Pressure

By manipulating lubrication pressure and flow rates, which are inversely proportional values, you can provide pump components with the appropriate lubrication to avoid premature failure. Shell bearings, on the other hand, need low flow rates and high pressure to get a thicker film into tighter sp ...

Chris Smith


Posted 1 year agoLink > Weir GroupMaintenance and Reliability

James Bream: Has the oil and gas industry reached a turning point?

LAST week saw the release of the results of our 25th Oil and Gas Survey, as the industry prepares to enter the third year of the current low oil price period. Industry body Oil & Gas UK estimates that the sector is now supporting around 120,000 fewer jobs than just two years ago. There is no que ...

Adam Marmaras - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoLink > James BreamOil & Gas UK

Exclusive: Maersk, DONG oil and gas merger talks stall over price - sources

COPENHAGEN/LONDON Talks between shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and DONG Energy (DENERG.CO) to merge their oil and gas business have stalled after the two Danish firms could not agree on a price, industry and banking sources said on Wednesday.The breakdown in talks aimed at creating ...

Adam Marmaras - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoLink > Maersk OilDONG Oilmerger

Study: Oil, Gas Development Costs Fall, But Could Go Lower

Looking specifically at seven supermajors—BP, Royal Dutch Shell Plc (NYSE: RDS.A), Eni (NYSE: E), Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), ExxonMobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), Total (NYSE: TOT) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP)—development cost per barrel of oil equivalent (boe) increased by 66% between 2011 and 2015, bu ...

Muktadir Ur Rahman


Posted 2 years agoLink > Supermajors Cost IndexBPShell +20
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