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2019 Gasoline Retailers Survey Result Released by EnergyPoint Resaerch

Newly released results from EnergyPoint Research's 2019 Gasoline Retailers Customer Satisfaction Survey show notable changes since last year, with Wawa, Kum & Go, Sheetz and Costco seeing their top-ten rankings improve. In addition, Kwik Fill, Phillips 66 and BJ's Wholesale Club moved into the top ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 19 days agoPress

Surviving the Promises of Technology

Over the years  technology  has played a heralded role in the oil and gas industry. It still does today. Pick up any trade publication and chances are you'll find at least one well-worn tribute to its importance. Yet, the fixation on hi-tech hasn't been without problems. It's even been value-destr ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Baker HughesBHGEAccelerating Technology +6

Apergy, Helmerich & Payne, Rowan Companies and Core Laboratories Garner Top Honors in EnergyPoint Research's 2018-19 Customer Satisfaction Survey

HOUSTON (February 5, 2019) – As suppliers to the oil and gas industry adjust to lower commodity prices and continuing productivity gains in the field, findings from a newly released Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted by EnergyPoint Research indicate companies rated ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > ApergyHelmerich & PayneH&P +10

It Pays to Keep Midstream Customers Smiling

Yes, it pays to keep customers smiling. Even in the midstream. As midstream activity quickens in North America, customers are showing preferences for providers with strong operating and project-development skills. Professionalism also matters. The need for solutions is diverse and widespread. C ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > AMLPAndeavor LogisticsCrestwood Midstream +5

Hope Is Not A Strategy

Imagine a contest between two horses. History suggests one of the animals, having lost the majority of its races against the competitor, is the slower of the two. You are given even odds. Would you bet on the slower horse? The answer, of course, is no. Only a glutton for punishment would take even ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OilfieldsuppliersOil and Gas Industry +7

Can American Shale Keep It Up?

The New York Times recently published an Op-Ed on the American shale industry that garnered significant attention within the oil and gas community. The piece was written by Bethany McLean , co-author of The Smartest Guys in the Room —the book-turned-documentary that many consider to be the defi ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Chesapeake Energy CorporationShaleshale oil industry +6

EnergyPoint Research Announces Oilfield Products & Services Survey Results

GLOBAL SURVEY INDICATES OILFIELD SUPPLIERS ARE INCREASINGLY FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Ensco, Helmerich & Payne, Core Laboratories and Derrick Equipment Garner Highest Ratings in Satisfaction and Service HOUSTON (February 7, 2018) – As upstream activity begins to accelerate, spurred o ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > Derrick EquipmentCore Lacustomer satisfaction +5

MPLX/MarkWest, Plains All American and Williams Rate Highest in EnergyPoint Customer Satisfaction Survey

Overall Customer Satisfaction Levels Rise As New Entrants Help Boost Scores in Several Areas As reality of a “lower-for-longer” commodity-price environment settles over North American oil and gas markets, midstream services providers are redoubling their efforts to provide customers with reason ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > MPLXMarkWestPlains All American +7

For Oilfield Suppliers, It's Adapt or Die

Oil prices are rebounding from their collapse that began in 2014. But for upstream suppliers, it's no time to celebrate. Despite improved conditions, it's going to take more than $60 crude to rebalance the oilfield. Structural oversupply—too many players chasing too few dollars—is the problem. Re ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Oil and GasSchlumbergerCameron +12

Offshore Drillers Begin to Emerge from Stormy Seas

After almost three years of flagging demand, offshore drillers are seeing the first signs of a turnaround. Down over 40% from its cyclical peak, global offshore rig count appears near bottom. And bidding activity for future work is accelerating as both drillers and operators recalibrate to make p ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Oilfield ServicesDrilling ActivityDrilling +3

Theodore Roosevelt: Industry Standard-bearer

For decades, it has been popular for politicians and the media to portray the energy sector as a begrimed example of what needs to change in America. All the while, the industry continues to provide low-cost energy and well-paying jobs at times when the country needs both. Faced with a public and ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Oilgas

Fulfilling the Promise of Weatherford

It is said what CEOs most enjoy is a challenge with outsize reward. If so, Mark McCollum should be ecstatic. As the incoming CEO of Weatherford International , he is now tasked with resurrecting one of the more perennially promising, yet frustratingly underachieving, companies in the oil patch. ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Weatherford InternationalSchlumbergerHalliburton +5