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Oil and Gas May 14, 2024

Digital twin use, acceptance growing in oil and gas industry

A GlobalData report indicates digital twins are being used more often by oil and gas companies to improve operations and efficiency.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 10, 2024

How a midstream oil and gas company reduced costs from event prevention

Collecting reliable data on equipment becomes crucial then to maintain uptime and prevent unplanned shutdowns.

By Vincent Witzel
Oil and Gas March 19, 2024

Oil and gas industry exhibits resilience despite volume drop

The oil and gas industry saw a significant decline of 22% in disclosed contract volume from 7,550 contracts in 2022 to 5,915 in 2023.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas February 22, 2024

Oil and gas industry shows resilience amid late 2023 decline

Oil and gas industry shows resilience amid 16% QoQ decline in overall contract volume during Q4 2023 according to a GlobalData report.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas December 12, 2023

Chevron Phillips addresses enterprise demand for real-time process data

Engineering disciplines, operations and maintenance amongst those clamoring for better insights via a data highway.

By Kevin Parker and Darek Kominek
Oil and Gas December 11, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: December 4-10, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered oil and gas leaks, mitigating arc flash hazards, plant automation strategies and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas December 5, 2023

How to proactively reduce leaks and emissions in oil and gas

Plant managers and engineers in process-focused industries are seeking ways to reduce fugitive emissions to provide a safer work environment and reduce their facilities’ environmental footprint

By Venkat Eswara
Oil and Gas November 14, 2023

Oil and gas industry overall contract value drops by more than 25%

Oil and gas contract value dropped by more than 25% in the third quarter of 2023 according to a GlobalData report.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 16, 2023

Oil and gas industry contract value increases

Oil and gas industry overall contract value up by 60% during Q2 2023 according to a GlobalData report on the industry.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas July 10, 2023

North America driving global small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity

North America is expected to witness the highest small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity additions globally from 2023 to 2027.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 15, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: May 8-14, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered oil and gas emissions, sustainability, Hannover Messe and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas May 8, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: May 1-7, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered oil and gas emissions, Hannover Messe, compressed air and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas May 1, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: April 24-30, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered oil and gas emissions, Hannover Messe, energy management and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas March 15, 2023

Minimizing the oil and gas workforce skills gap with cloud connectivity

The oil and gas industry is facing a skills gap and companies are integrating industrial Internet of Things cloud-based automation to mitigate this problem.

By Shane Persad
Oil and Gas February 24, 2023

How AI is reducing fugitive emissions in upstream oil and gas

In the quest to reduce methane emissions and improve sustainability in the oil and natural gas industry, the use of artificial intelligence in plunger lift systems is proving to be a promising solution

By Ali Ahmed and Waleed Nasir
Oil and Gas December 30, 2022

The circular economy’s impact on the oil and gas industry

A circular economy for oil and gas can minimize the number of materials by incorporating other methodologies, such as reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling.

By Nicolle Portilla
Oil and Gas December 21, 2022

What oil and gas companies are doing to promote sustainability

The oil and gas industry is focusing on environmental, social, and corporate governance issues (ESG) and reducing emissions and waste.

By Nicolle Portilla
Oil and Gas December 19, 2022

Global carbon capture capacity due to rise sixfold by 2030

More than $3 billion has been invested in carbon capture so far in 2022

By BloombergNEF (BNEF)
Oil and Gas November 30, 2022

Improvements in well delivery efficiencies reduce risk

Companies that embrace digital transformation are poised to leverage efficiency and reduce risk for wellsite operations.

By Dr. Alex Edwards
Oil and Gas October 14, 2022

How AI Is transforming refinery construction

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help enhance refinery construction by leveraging its ability to control and enhance data.

By Anna Liza Montenegro
Oil and Gas October 5, 2022

Modular automation standard benefits FPSO operations

Costs lowered, greater interoperability from module type package standard

By Pal Roach, Sr.
Oil and Gas October 5, 2022

Frac plug drill out and snubbing operations in long horizontal wellbores streamlined

Mobile completion platforms, real-time job monitoring, and experienced completion teams integrate with long-lateral frac plug drill-out and snubbing solutions.

By Michael Hopkins and Mark Haubert
Oil and Gas September 19, 2022

Gas migration experiments conducted for wellbore safety

LSU’s PERTT Lab provides an industrial-scale facility with full-scale equipment and instrumentation for conducting research related to petroleum technology.

By Libby Haydel
Oil and Gas September 12, 2022

Keeping an oil rig injury- and fatality-free

Oil rigs are dangerous places to work, but there are ways companies can keep the environment safe for workers.

By Medshop Editor
Oil and Gas August 26, 2022

Energy security fears and the hidden complexities of drilling rigs

As oil & gas demand surges, idle drilling rigs are increasingly being brought back into service, influenced by post pandemic demand and the Ukraine conflict.

By Mark Watson
Oil and Gas June 30, 2022

China to account for 24% of upcoming Asia crude oil refinery projects

China is expected to commence operations of 44 crude oil refinery projects during 2022-2026, accounting for 24% of all crude oil refinery projects in Asia.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 27, 2022

Conference shines light on evolving markets for IT/OT in upstream environments

Data Driven Oil & Gas brings together acolytes of emergent data orchestration paradigm

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas May 11, 2022

Seen at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

Focus remains on technology enhanced productivity

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas May 9, 2022

Onshore rig global day rate data and insights

Updates to Global Land Drilling Rigs (GLDR) product provides day rate ranges for more than 8,000 land drilling rigs within the product over the course of 2022, beginning with those in the U.S., Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa.

By Westwood Global Energy Group
Oil and Gas May 4, 2022

Preventing hydrocarbon buildup in subsea systems

A Texas A&M researcher is looking to prevent the solid wax deposition of hydrocarbons in pipe-in-pipe flowline systems that are used in subsea engineering to transport oil and gas undersea.

By Laura Simmons
Oil and Gas April 29, 2022

Why an oil rig tour can be critical for closing a business deal

An oil rig tour provides an up-close perspective of a company’s success. Four reasons to consider giving these tours and five ways to make them work are highlighted.

By Rick Farrell
Oil and Gas April 13, 2022

Design equipment to resist corrosion in harsh industrial environments

Anticorrosion technology includes methods for both active and passive protection

By Vic Chen and Albert Lin
Oil and Gas April 8, 2022

U.S. can increase LNG shipments to Europe

Increasing liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments to Europe can be done without jeopardizing long-term climate goals

By The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
Oil and Gas April 2, 2022

Private networks impact operations efficiency

Overview of an evolving telecommunications landscape

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 1, 2022

Complexity reduced in floating production storage and offloading vessels

Maximize cost efficiencies during construction

By Tommy Jamail Jr.
Oil and Gas March 28, 2022

European gas stations to add more fast-charge points

As electric vehicles grow in popularity, oil and gas companies are working to accommodate charge points at gas stations.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas March 11, 2022

Researchers visualize subsurface resources with algorithms

Researching improves the understanding and control of subsurface earth resources, which could reduce cost and the carbon footprint.

By Nancy Luedke
Oil and Gas February 15, 2022

Oil and gas industry witnessed a surge in high-value deals in 2021

Oil and gas industry witnessed a surge in high-value deals in 2021 driven by oil price recovery, says GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas February 15, 2022

Crude oil refinery maintenance rises in 2021

Unplanned crude oil refinery maintenance was at its highest due to bad weather conditions such as fires, explosions and power outages

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas January 31, 2022

Marcellus and Utica shales expect steady production growth until 2025

Marcellus and Utica shales were largely unaffected by COVID-19, natural gas production at these sites is still expected to rise

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas January 26, 2022

Rising costs for industry in the oil patch

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank finds inflation hitting oil and gas producers

By Trey Cowan and Clark Williams-Derry
Oil and Gas December 9, 2021

Smart automation supports blue and green hydrogen deployments

PLCs and IIoT edge control upgrades equipment used in hydrogen production.

By Denka Wangdi
Oil and Gas December 8, 2021

Strategies for addressing oil & gas industry challenges

Remedies range from carbon capture to gas hydrates

By Vivek Prajapati
Oil and Gas December 7, 2021

Digital oilfield technologies moving closer to unmanned operations

Digital oilfield technologies such as digital twins and other remote monitoring solutions will have a major impact in upstream oil and gas operations, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 19, 2021

SwRI expands valve testing capabilities to aid carbon capture, storage

Flow component testing facilities at institute replicate intense gas events for subsurface safety valve evaluations

By Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
Oil and Gas September 20, 2021

Brazil to lead crude and condensate production in Americas

Due to the liberalized oil and gas sector of Brazil, there are many crude and condensate production opportunities for international investors

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas September 10, 2021

US to keep providing natural gas exports to Mexico

Mexico, which is struggling with a decline in natural gas production, will be forced to rely on exports from the United States to meet growing demand according to a report by GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 10, 2021

Subsea compression manifold delivered for Australian project

Baker Hughes has been awarded a contract from Chevron Australia to deliver subsea compression manifold technology for the Jansz-Io Compression Project in Western Australia.

By Baker Hughes
Oil and Gas August 9, 2021

Permian Basin production recovers from COVID-19

Crude oil and natural gas production from the Permian Basin is substantially increasing.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas July 16, 2021

Middle East leading global gas processing capacity

The Middle East is set to lead capacity growth in the global gas processing industry and account for around 37% to the global gas processing capacity growth by 2025.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas July 13, 2021

Oil and gas demand likely to grow despite pandemic

Global oil and gas demand expected to grow through 2030 in spite of COVID-19's impact on economy, according to report.

By Avery Ruxer Franklin
Oil and Gas July 12, 2021

Russia expected to lead the way new-build gas processing growth

Russia is expected to drive new-build gas processing capacity growth in the global gas processing industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2021 and 2025.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 23, 2021

North American leading LNG liquefaction capacity

North America is expected to lead the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction capacity for the next several years, far outpacing Asia.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 21, 2021

Oil field-produced water provision in energy act could undermine energy transition

An environmental bill pending in Congress could reclassify water extracted from oil and gas wells as hazardous waste, which would drive up drilling costs and have a destabilizing effect on energy markets.

By Avery Ruxer Franklin
Oil and Gas June 12, 2021

Basics of used oil analysis

While oil has a limited lifetime, analysis can help diagnose a multitude of issues.

By Lynne Peskoe-Yang
Oil and Gas May 11, 2021

Lessons learned from the Colonial Pipeline attack

The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline brings fresh attention to the cyber attacks being launched against critical infrastructure and how vigilance is more important than ever.

By Ron Brash
Oil and Gas May 4, 2021

Recent advances in fiber optic sensing systems

Greater insight for O&G well completions and production operations

By Jim McMahon
Oil and Gas April 20, 2021

Chemical manufacturers, oil & gas industries face growing technological obsolescence

Companies seek support in knowing what they have and what they need

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas March 19, 2021

Oil and gas contracts declined in 2020

Due to COVID-19's effect on the overall economy, oil and gas contracts declined in 2020 according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas March 18, 2021

Oil and gas industry’s future lies in technology

To continually safeguard the oil and gas industry, companies must look to technology advances such as digital twins, smart pipelines and more.

By Henry Berry
Oil and Gas February 24, 2021

Machine-learning algorithm developed to provide accurate natural reserve forecasting

Texas A&M researchers have developed an algorithm that automates the process of determining key features of the Earth’s subterranean environment such as groundwater, oil and natural gas.

By Vandana Suresh
Oil and Gas February 16, 2021

Four essential ingredients for oilfield service providers

Flexibility to adjust operations in the oilfield sector is crucial for surviving in such a competitive industry. Customer experience, prompt invoicing and meeting contractual obligations are all vital.

By Marne Martin
Oil and Gas February 15, 2021

Using NACE standards to protect against corrosion

Compliance with standards is a necessary first step to mitigate corrosion risks.

By Ali Babakr and David Macedonia
Oil and Gas February 10, 2021

Oil reserves in the North Pole

Projections show that the area of land and sea that falls within the Arctic Circle is home to an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil and there's even more natural gas.

By Henry Berry
Oil and Gas February 1, 2021

OPEC exports down in January ahead of further planned cuts

Global oil and gas production slides in January ahead of further planned cuts by multiple countries according to a report by kpler.

By kpler
Oil and Gas January 2, 2021

Enhancing machine learning capabilities in oil and gas production

Enhanced machine-learning systems developed by Texas A&M researchers can quickly compress data so they can render how fluid movements change during production processes.

By Nancy Luedke
Oil and Gas January 2, 2021

Improving clean produced water for hydraulic fracturing processes

Researchers at Texas A&M University are investigating cost-effective methods to produce clean produced water so it can be further treated and used in hydraulic fracturing processes.

By Nancy Luedke
Oil and Gas December 22, 2020

E-House OEM ensures reliability, availability and higher asset utilization for a leading Permian oil and gas drilling contractor

AC power, a Texas oil and gas drilling contractor, upgraded its newest rigs for reliable, packaged electric buildings and standardized components

By John Meyer
Oil and Gas December 2, 2020

Standardization and modularity to drive operations efficiency

Mitigate the financial risk of ordering back-up float equipment

By Amy Farrar
Oil and Gas November 24, 2020

IT/OT convergence helps upstream and midstream operations pivot to meet new realities

World events impose changes on upstream and midstream oil & gas operations, but IT/OT convergence and digitalization helps users adapt

By Denka Wangdi and Darrell Halterman
Oil and Gas November 24, 2020

Refinery pump retrofit boosts output

Crude oil refineries need to meet productivity targets just like any other process industry, but increasing output represents a considerable challenge and will nearly always require changes in pump performance.

By Matt Kinney
Oil and Gas November 3, 2020

Subsea research group receives funding for research, economic development

The Subsea Systems Institute received $9.5 million for workforce training and economic development as well as improving energy efficiency and safety on offshore platforms.

By Jeannie Kever
Oil and Gas October 20, 2020

How to optimize offshore pump performance and reliability

Asset reliability and performance are the two most important factors for the oil and gas sector but as processes change and equipment ages, optimizing uptime can become a greater challenge.

By Daniela Haldenwang
Oil and Gas October 20, 2020

Merging mapping methods to find invisible shale cracks

A student researcher at Texas A&M is using the combination of electrical currents, called electromagnetics, and data from tightly-focused microseismic measurements to accurately render existing natural fracture networks in shale rock.

By Nancy Luedke
Oil and Gas October 19, 2020

Augmented reality can disrupt traditional operations in oil and gas industry

Augmented reality is an evolving technology with the potential to cause major changes to traditional oil and gas operations.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 2, 2020

Grant received to capture emissions at shale gas production sites

The Department of Energy has awarded a $3 million cooperative agreement to develop a new low-cost process to convert the natural gas that is commonly flared at industrial sites, which could improve energy efficiency and the environment.

By Paige Nesbit
Oil and Gas September 29, 2020

Think leak first

How the oil & gas industry can mitigate catastrophic subsea leaks

By Raouf J. Hadad, P.E., MBA and Han Hsien Seah, MEng
Oil and Gas September 22, 2020

Oil and gas activity driven in 2019 by trends

Themes drove a majority of the oil and gas mergers and acquisitions throughout 2019, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 17, 2020

Harnessing sound to better monitor aging pipeline infrastructure

Phononics can help monitor aging pipeline infrastructure to give information infrastructure operators better data to work with.

By James Lynch
Oil and Gas August 12, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series—Learn How Thought Leaders at Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business are Responding to COVID-19

Ed J. Boufarah, Vice President, Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

By Ed J. Boufarah
Oil and Gas July 30, 2020

Modernize electronic flow measurement with MQTT

MQTT is a publish/subscribe, extremely simple and lightweight messaging protocol

By Arlen Nipper
Oil and Gas July 21, 2020

Project enhances energy security in Eastern Mediterranean

Argonne National Laboratory's GoMed project is one of three U.S.-Israel Energy Center that will enhance energy security in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

By Gregory Hale
Oil and Gas July 20, 2020

Membrane technology to cut emissions, energy use in oil refining

Membrane technology developed by researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Imperial College London and ExxonMobil could reduce carbon emissions and energy intensity associated with refining crude oil.

By John Toon
Oil and Gas June 25, 2020

Oil forecasting technique may cut shale operator costs

Texas A&M University researchers have developed an analytical procedure that can be used in spreadsheets to predict the amount of oil and gas that can be recovered from newly drilled wells.

By Vandana Suresh
Oil and Gas June 15, 2020

A slim glimmer of optimism

The pandemic is hitting the oil and gas industry hard, but there are glimmers of hope on the horizon.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas June 3, 2020

The importance of API 20E and API 20F bolting standards

Standard specifies requirements for alloy and carbon steel bolting

By Tom Goin
Oil and Gas May 1, 2020

Students performing drilling simulations during COVID-19 outbreak

LSU Petroleum Engineering instructors are working with simulator company Drilling Systems to ensure their students could perform their drilling simulation lab from home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

By Libby Haydel
Oil and Gas April 29, 2020

Offshore oil and gas platforms emitting more methane than thought

University of Michigan researchers found offshore energy platforms in the Gulf of Mexico are emitting more methane than previously thought.

By James Lynch
Oil and Gas April 19, 2020

Trade agreement between U.S., China should be reinterpreted for long-term oil and gas value

Rice University experts at the Baker Institute for Public Policy argue in an issue brief that the trade deal with the U.S. and China should be reinterpreted to allow for better long-term benefits relating to oil and gas.

By Avery Ruxer Franklin
Oil and Gas April 16, 2020

Tight spaces tip presence of petrochemicals

Rice University researchers reveal the critical role of molecular confinement in interpreting nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), which will lead to better interpretation by the oil and gas industry.

By Mike Williams
Oil and Gas April 15, 2020

In a time of uncertainty, get a firm grip on operations

How will the technology landscape evolve in the still-to-be-determined “new normal”?

By Tim Edward
Oil and Gas April 13, 2020

Pemex in no position to maintain output profitably regardless of OPEC+ requests

The OPEC+ agreement does not work well for Pemex, which was already struggling before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas April 9, 2020

Pipeline agency eases safety rules due to COVID-19

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a stay on enforcement, applicable only to requirements for pipeline operator employee qualifications and training and for hazardous material carriers.

By Gregory Hale
Oil and Gas April 7, 2020

Notes on HTE-based corrosion inhibition

High-throughput experimentation (HTE) allows large numbers of experiments to be executed and conducted in parallel

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 6, 2020

The impact of digitalization on the oil & gas industry

An interview with Bently Nevada’s Terry Knight

By Terry Knight
Oil and Gas April 4, 2020

The engineer’s role in troubled times

Survey results indicate concern, contingency planning

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 1, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak leads to a surge in tanker rates

Rates for chartering VLCCs has surged exponentially due to a spike in demand for long-term offshore storage of crude oil due to an OPEC dispute involving COVID-19 and the resulting oil price crash.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas March 31, 2020

Technology provides greater insight into produced water

Multiphase fraction and conductivity meter offers a commercially viable alternative to traditional well testing 

By Finn Erik Mohn Berge
Oil and Gas March 30, 2020

Intelligent edge computing at the wellhead improves performance

The digital wellhead promises efficiency and productivity increases for hundreds of thousands of wells across the U.S.

By Jane Ren
Oil and Gas March 27, 2020

Permian Basin production has been negatively affected by oil price war, coronavirus

GlobalData reports that permian operators will remain forced to reduce their capex given the uncertainty generated by low oil demand and the coronavirus (COVID-19) related economic downturn as well as an oil flood by Russia and Saudi Arabia.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas March 27, 2020

Flanges recall puts U.S. pipelines’ integrity in doubt

Unanimous verdict returned in favor of the plaintiffs

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas March 24, 2020

Chemical, oil companies slashing capex, slowing investment wave

The coronavirus and collapse in crude oil prices, chemical, and oil and gas is forcing midstream companies to slow investment and project startups for the next several years.

By Joseph Chang
Oil and Gas March 18, 2020

Crude oil price collapse to crush U.S. petrochemical advantage

The recent crude oil price collapse is affecting the US petrochemical advantage, while the spread of coronavirus is hindering global demand.

By Joseph Chang
Oil and Gas March 16, 2020

Transforming completion and production service delivery at oil and gas well sites

Reporting can be a challenge in the oil and gas industry due to the constant potential hazards, but mobile apps can help deliver accurate information and improve overall productivity

By Mark Haubert and Jim Kulis
Oil and Gas March 5, 2020

Microscopic saltwater droplets enhance oil recovery

Rice University researchers have found microscopic saltwater droplets emulsify crude oil when each has the right composition, which can enhance oil recovery.

By Mike Williams
Oil and Gas March 4, 2020

Overcoming small organic barriers could reap larger oil recoveries in shale reservoirs

Texas A&M University researchers have found the presence of kerogen plays a vital role in how easily carbon dioxide can travel through shale reservoirs, which could help oil and gas companies reap larger oil recoveries.

By Nancy Luedke
Oil and Gas February 24, 2020

Oil and gas deals drop in January

Oil and gas deals dropped almost 12% in January compared to the 12-month average, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas February 21, 2020

Aviation, offshore drilling research teams collaborate to improve safety

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has awarded University of North Dakota researchers a grant to develop a program designed to improve offshore safety culture in the oil and gas industry.

By Gregory Hale
Oil and Gas February 11, 2020

Upstream sector led global oil and gas deals in 2019

Upstream mergers and acquisitions led the way in 2019 with the acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum being the highlight.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas February 5, 2020

Capital discipline driving M&A activity in oil and gas industry

GlobalData evaluated how oil and gas companies are utilizing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to realign their businesses with respect to changing market scenarios.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas February 4, 2020

Grant awarded for offshore oil and gas safety research

The Gulf Research Program (GRP) awarded Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic at Texas A&M University a grant to develop quantifiable measurements of safety culture improvements for the offshore oil and gas industry.

By Alyson Chapman
Oil and Gas February 3, 2020

Detecting water carryover in natural gas

Instrumentation improves control of the water removal process from natural gas

By Adam Booth
Oil and Gas February 2, 2020

Five best practices for predictive operations at scale

Case study example illustrates challenges and opportunities

By Nikunj Mehta, Ph.D.
Oil and Gas January 27, 2020

Improving offshore safety with increased mindfulness

A partnership among University of Houston researchers and energy companies, Diamond Offshore Drilling and Baker Hughes, will examine whether simple exercises designed to increase mindfulness can reduce potential safety risks associated with offshore operations.

By Jeannie Kever
Oil and Gas January 8, 2020

Low natural gas prices driving increased assets

Comstock's Cheaspeake Haynessville assets acquisition could increase their net present value by a third and almost double natural gas production.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas December 10, 2019

Swimming robots used for oil and gas operations

Simcoa used ABB’s submersible inspection robot service, TXplore, to perform an internal inspection for one of their power transformers that was leaking oil.

By ABB
Oil and Gas December 9, 2019

Rice University, Shell launch climate change initiative

Rice University and Shell have launched Carbon Hub, a major research initiative to create a zero-emissions future in which oil and natural gas provide both clean energy and advanced materials

By Jade Boyd
Oil and Gas December 2, 2019

An immutable ledger enables multi-party operations

Put settlement disputes to bed and ensure multiparty accountability.

By Norman Thorlakson
Oil and Gas November 22, 2019

Subsea power technology system developed for offshore operations

ABB’s subsea power distribution and conversion technology system brings the potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production for distances up to 600 km.

By ABB
Oil and Gas November 19, 2019

Superhydrophobic coating developed for offshore drilling pipes

The Southwest Research Institute's (SwRI) LotusFlo, is a superhydrophobic coating to keep offshore drilling pipes from being clogged by various substances. 

By Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
Oil and Gas November 8, 2019

Putting pressure on productivity for oil and gas applications

Carefully selected measurement instrumentation and a suitable inventory management system help avoid the health and safety risks associated with the necessary chemical injections in the oil and gas industry and can also help reduce costs.

By Suzanne Gill
Oil and Gas October 24, 2019

Refinery network switch leads to downtime

A refinery attempted to upgrade their process control network (PCN) switches in one unit during a planned maintenance window, but it led to several hours of downtime.

By John Cusimano
Oil and Gas October 23, 2019

U.S. projected to lead LNG new-build liquefaction capacity by 2023

GlobalData reports the U.S. will contribute around 73% of global new-build LNG liquefaction capacity growth by 2023.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 22, 2019

Unused oil and gas emissions could power computing programs

Crusoe Energy Systems is deploying customized supercomputers into oil fields and using the excess gas to power energy intensive computing programs, such as blockchain processing, training AI models or machine learning (ML).

By Saïd Business School
Oil and Gas October 16, 2019

India projected to lead LNG regasification industry

GlobalData reports that India is expected to lead the global LNG regasification industry by 2023.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 16, 2019

Gasket provides corrosion, erosion resistance for refinery

A hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation refinery in the U.S. experienced a four-year, zero-percent flange repair/replacement fraction.

By ERIKS North America
Oil and Gas October 16, 2019

Carbon steel flange makers win lawsuit

A jury found in favor in of Boltex and Weldbend on all counts against Ulma Forja and Ulma Piping in a lawsuit alleging false advertising and unfair competition.

By Weldbend
Oil and Gas September 30, 2019

Rail-supplied midstream propane terminal maximized for safety

Railcar-supplied terminals make the delivery process more cost-effective for local and regional propane providers.

By Crystelle Markley
Oil and Gas September 12, 2019

Experts gather to highlight benefits of LNG exports

The American Petroleum Institute (API), along with the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas LNG (CLNG) and LNG Allies hosted an event discussing the increasing role U.S. LNG exports play in the global energy mix.

By American Petroleum Institute (API)
Oil and Gas September 11, 2019

Petrochemical plant adopting wearable technology for workers

Honeywell announced Braskem Idesa has adopted its wearable connected technology solution at its Veracruz, Mexico, plant to improve productivity and compliance with process procedures.

By Honeywell
Oil and Gas September 10, 2019

North America driving small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity additions

GlobalData reports that North America is expected to drive global small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity growth over the next five years with Asia and Russia rounding out the top three.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 9, 2019

Recovery projects in Norway will unlock oil resources

GlobalData reported increased recovery projects in Norway, which will unlock substantial oil resources.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 8, 2019

Offshore verification for major accident hazards needs to improve

DNV GL is releasing a paper that highlights details of its project to develop the next generation of verification to manage risks relating to major accident hazards.

By DNV GL
Oil and Gas August 7, 2019

Biodiesel use approved in California

California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20% (B20) in underground storage tanks effective October 1.

By National Biodiesel Board
Oil and Gas July 30, 2019

Oil refinery modernization project in Kazakhstan

ABB has won a multi-million-dollar order to modernize a major oil refinery in Kazakhstan as part of the country's program to elevate the oil, gas and chemicals industry and accelerate growth nationally with digital technology.

By ABB
Oil and Gas July 25, 2019

Five reasons orifice meters lead the way

Modern flowmeters are a network node too.

By Steve Ifft
Oil and Gas July 10, 2019

Careful planning is key to successful coker drum repair

Weld overlay offers an interesting solution to repair delayed coker units (DCUs) and their coke drums, but it should be carefully planned and controlled to ensure the delivery of a durable system.

By Dorota Zoldosova
Oil and Gas July 9, 2019

Global oilfield chemical market showing high growth

Enormous growth opportunities exist for manufacturers in the global oilfield chemical market that develop customized product formulations and offer strong technical support according to a report by Frost & Sullivan.

By Frost & Sullivan
Oil and Gas June 27, 2019

Asia, North American markets to lead global ethylene capacity additions

GlobalData reported that global ethylene capacity is expected to expand quite a bit by 2023 with most of the growth happening in Asia and North America.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 10, 2019

U.S. leads global new-build trunk oil and gas pipeline additions

The U.S. is expected to add the highest trunk pipeline length in the global oil & gas pipelines industry between 2019 and 2023 according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 6, 2019

Oil and gas groups sign memorandum of understanding

The API and IOGP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to make further progress on the oil & gas industry’s priorities, with increased focus on topics and initiatives including standards, safety, process management systems, and more.

By American Petroleum Institute (API)
Oil and Gas June 6, 2019

North America and Asia expected to lead global LNG project growth

GlobalData reports that North America is expected to lead in LNG liquefaction capacity by 2023 and Asia will lead in regasification.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas June 4, 2019

Canadian controls company acquired to enhance oil and gas, integration industry segments

JMP Solutions announced they have acquired Calgary-based Hi-Def Controls to enhance their Western Canada presence, particularly in the oil & gas and system integration market.

By JMP Solutions
Oil and Gas June 3, 2019

Oil and gas pipeline design, market continues evolving

Evolutions in pipeline technology, design, and the market have evolved, which is instrumental in moving materials from the field to the refinery or gas plant to be turned into energy.

By Dean Shauers
Oil and Gas May 29, 2019

Phones, watches for hazardous locations

Pepperl+Fuchs' ecom mobile devices, shown at the 2019 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), are designed for hazardous oil & gas operations.

By CFE Media
Oil and Gas May 28, 2019

US, India lead growth in global LNG liquefaction and regasification industries

The US and India are expected to lead capacity growth in the global LNG liquefaction and regasification industries from planned and announced (new-build) projects, respectively, up to 2023 according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 24, 2019

Predictive maintenance gains greater significance in oil and gas industry

GlobalData's report on predictive maintenance finds oil & gas companies are increasingly relying on it due to aging infrastructure and volatile crude pricing.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 23, 2019

Shale operators projected to increase onshore production in 2019

U.S. shale operators are on course to increase onshore oil production by 16% for the full year according to a report from Rystad Energy.

By Rystad Energy
Oil and Gas May 22, 2019

Predictive analytics group adds behavioral psychologist and analytics expert

OPEX Group named Eugene Burke as principal advisor for behavioral psychology to support their X-PAS smart behaviors service to help oil and gas operators improve the safety and predictability of offshore operations by managing the risks posed by human behavior.

By OPEX Group
Oil and Gas May 21, 2019

Licensing opportunities in the Americas increasing

GlobalData reported that licensing opportunities in the Americas have increased in 2019 with several countries, including the United States, planning to launch further licensing rounds.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 7, 2019

Permian Basin a major source for onshore hydrocarbon production

GlobalData reported that production of crude oil and natural gas in the Permian Basin has grown each year since 2013 despite the oil & gas industry going through a downturn.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas May 4, 2019

Tales from the engineering department

Forgotten documents conceal ancient wisdom of lasting value.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas May 3, 2019

Why the midstream cares about data management

The outlook for the midstream is showing promising growth, but the industry is only starting to consider data management a priority, which could help increase that growth.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 25, 2019

Subsea construction support vessel cleared for deployment

Oceaneering's advanced subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution, is designed to provide customers with installation services for subsea tiebacks, maintenance, repair and decommissioning and well stimulation and light well intervention services.

By Oceaneering
Oil and Gas April 18, 2019

Digital oilfield advancing due to technology growth

Technology advances in sensing, automation, and connectivity have fueled digital oilfield growth according to a report by GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas April 17, 2019

Automated welding provided protection for distillation columns at Spanish refinery

An automated welding project delivered cost-efficient corrosion protection for distillation columns for a refinery complex in Spain to debottleneck different columns and extend their service lives.

By Dorota Zoldosova
Oil and Gas April 7, 2019

Notes from the edge

Companies are looking to take advantage of the high demand for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) from oil & gas customers.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 3, 2019

High-throughput experimentation delivers effective oilfield chemicals

Innovative approach to identifying application formulations removes barriers to efficient production.

By Dr. Jonathan Wylde, Dr. Anton Kaiser, and Lucius Kemp
Oil and Gas April 2, 2019

A cradle-to-grave approach in well completions

Inclusive philosophy ensures integrity throughout a well's service life.

By Brennan Domec, Ph.D., P.E. and Robert Thibodeaux, P.E.
Oil and Gas April 1, 2019

Large-scale flex fatigue test rig developed

Response to more challenging environments.

By Joao Melo and Richard Norton
Oil and Gas March 29, 2019

Bearing protection demystified

In harsh conditions, effective bearing protection is required.

By Woody Nepa
Oil and Gas March 21, 2019

Forum for subsurface data access launched

The Open Group, a vendor-neutral technology consortium, launched the Open Subsurface Data Universe (OSDU) Forum is designed to bring together exploration, development, and wells data.

By The Open Group
Oil and Gas March 20, 2019

What does the future hold for LNG across Asia?

With LNG production and transportation at an all-time high, Asia is seeing new opportunities for both land-based import terminals as well as floating storage and regasification facilities.

By Peter Thompson (Hong Kong)
Oil and Gas February 21, 2019

Joint venture agreement for integrated automation solutions provider

Sensia is a joint venture entity that will combine Rockwell Automation’s integrated control and information solutions with Schlumberger’s oil and gas expertise.

By Rockwell Automation
Oil and Gas February 8, 2019

AI application developers target well-site production optimization

Solutions range from predictive maintenance to artificial lift improvement.

By CFE Media
Oil and Gas January 22, 2019

Report suggests fresh thinking needed to reduce skills gap, improve oil and gas hiring

The third annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) revealed that oil and gas businesses must continue evolving their approach to attracting and recruiting talent as many companies are struggling to find and retain talent.

By Global Energy Talent Index (GETI)
Oil and Gas January 18, 2019

Pipeline visibility cuts downtime, improves safety

Operators in the midstream oil & gas industry need to keep their focus on what's happening behind the scenes to prevent costly issues happening down the road.

By Paul Smith
Oil and Gas January 14, 2019

Volatility driving oil and gas industry mergers and acquisitions

Falling revenues and rising debts compelled oil & gas companies to realign their strategic objectives and reshape their portfolios, according to a report from GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas January 8, 2019

The digital fuels the oil & gas industry toward profitable transformation

A panoply of solutions powered by artificial intelligence.

By Subrat Tripathy
Oil and Gas January 7, 2019

Future-proof production with better maintenance

Day-to-day operations are a thing oil & gas companies can control.

By Paul Lachance
Oil and Gas January 2, 2019

Most-viewed articles on Oil & Gas Engineering for 2018

Oil & Gas Engineering's most clicked articles in 2018 included stories about the 2018 Product of the Year award winners, machine learning for tubular connection and smarter pipeline maintenance, shale-field flowmeter advances, and the benefits of slow roll for electric motors. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas December 26, 2018

Solar plants find use in oil fields

A way to power steam generation in heavy oil production through solar plants.

By Tunde Deru
Oil and Gas December 7, 2018

Empower P&IDs to connect operations, maintenance, and engineering

Access marked-up piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) from a worksite mobile device.

By Scott Redford
Oil and Gas December 7, 2018

Government meets with oil and gas council for cybersecurity initiative

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) met with the Oil and Natural Gas Sector Coordinating Council to discuss a strategic approach to secure pipelines and other critical oil & gas infrastructure.

By Gregory Hale
Oil and Gas December 5, 2018

Energy, info make the world go ‘round and ‘round

Speakers at Schneider Electric's Digital Innovation Summit discussed how to help people through improved energy efficiency and information control.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas December 4, 2018

Cell-sized robots monitoring pipelines

Researchers at MIT have developed robots no bigger than a cell to monitor conditions inside an oil and gas pipeline and gather information.

By Gregory Hale
Oil and Gas December 3, 2018

Machine learning-based gas recognition detects minor leakage

Seven image characteristics, singly and combined, are used to recognize amorphous gas clouds.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas November 30, 2018

Three ways location intelligence and IIoT make pipeline asset management easier

If the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is integrated with location intelligence it can help midstream oil & gas operations to manage pipeline assets, mitigate potential risks, and optimize new pipeline routes.

By Robert Szyngiel
Oil and Gas November 28, 2018

High-performance materials support optimal metal end cap seals

Elastomers are tested for suitability, addressing potential challenges ranging from high temperatures to corrosive fluids and high pressures

By Eric Bucci
Oil and Gas November 26, 2018

Upgrade from pump packing to mechanical seals

Sealing conserves water, improves energy efficiency, and minimizes environmental impact.

By Mark Savage and Sam Ajram
Oil and Gas November 14, 2018

Upstream oil and gas mergers, capital raising totaled $81 billion in Q3 2018

GlobalData reported almost $81 billion worth of deals in the upstream oil & gas sector in Q3 2018 with a majority performed in the Americas region.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 31, 2018

Installation begins for cold-form tee-press manufacturing facility

Weldbend Corporation announced that installation has begun at its manufacturing facility near Chicago on the largest cold-form Tee-Press in the Americas and Western Europe to expand the company's forging capabilities.

By Weldbend
Oil and Gas October 21, 2018

Study explores prolonging the useful life of lubricants

A study from Stanford University explores how to make foaming oil in lubricants last whether it's for a car or a wind turbine.

By Andrew Myers, Stanford Engineering
Oil and Gas October 4, 2018

Technology improvements driving down Permian Basin oil production costs

Oil production in the Permian Basin has nearly doubled since early 2016 thanks to technology improvements and there are no signs of slowdown in the short- or long-term.

By Josh Schulte, Opportune LLP
Oil and Gas October 3, 2018

What is the case, industrial automation-wise

Digitalization and automation allow incremental innovation, but the goal should be prioritized multi-year programs, approved at a high level, that allow steady levels of achievement to enhance and maximize their value.

By Kevin Parker, CFE Media
Oil and Gas September 27, 2018

A defined methodology better manages subsurface data

Technologies facilitate deep data diving for exploration in oil & gas industry.

By Prabhakar Shetty, L&T Technology Services
Oil and Gas August 21, 2018

China to lead global propylene growth, according to report

China and Asia as a whole is expected to lead the charge in global propylene growth over the next decade according to a report by GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Oil and Gas July 16, 2018

PEEK-blend rod guides extend service life in high-temperature wells

Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) blend rod guides perform reliably as high as 480˚F.

By Jeff Done and Darla Bugg, Apergy
Oil and Gas June 22, 2018

Event gets down to details of data-driven drilling and production

Analytics, machine learning, other emergent technologies, on display at DDDP conference.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas April 12, 2018

Improve the accuracy of underwater cathodic protection surveys

To reduce risk and increase inspection speeds—while lowering costs—for underwater pipeline surveys, new inspection methods must be considered.

By Adam Haavisto, Oceaneering
Oil and Gas August 14, 2017

How to choose open- or closed-loop control

Defining open- and closed-loop control with application examples can help explain when each should be used, why, and with what consequences.

By Jim Ford, PhD, PE, Maverick Technologies
Oil and Gas July 31, 2017

Moving to a wireless remote monitoring system

Heed this advice on what needs to be considered when moving from a wired remote monitoring communications to wireless communications.

By Scott Keller
Oil and Gas July 31, 2017

Choosing between open- and closed-loop control

Closing the control loop provides insight into the behavior of the process.

By Vance VanDoren, PhD, PE
Oil and Gas June 13, 2017

PLC for enhanced cybersecurity, integration

Honeywell Process Solutions' (HPS) ControlEdge programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to reduce integration efforts and project costs as well as enhanced cybersecurity for industrial facilities.

By Honeywell Process Solutions
Oil and Gas May 4, 2017

Signaling considerations for control system migrations

Not every analog field instrument can be wired to any given analog input (AI) module, nor can any discrete output (DO) module be wired to any given discrete final control element.

By Shane Hudson
Oil and Gas November 10, 2016

Diesel industrial generator

The diesel industrial generators from the KD Series are designed with high technology regulation and monitoring systems to deliver fuel consumption at higher nodes while meeting global emissions regulations.

By Kohler
Oil and Gas November 5, 2016

Offshore illuminator for hazardous locations

Clark-Reliance's Jerguson LumaStar EPL-316 offshore illuminator is ideal for offshore or other hazardous service environments.

By Clark-Reliance Corporation
Oil and Gas October 24, 2016

Multi-threat monitor for industrial safety applications

Honeywell's AreaRAE Plus multi-threat monitor features meteorological monitoring and GPS-enabled location identification of hazards in applications such as oil and gas and wastewater treatment.

By Honeywell
Oil and Gas September 16, 2016

Heavy duty cordset for hazardous locations

Turck has released an expansion to its Minifast offering, which is designed for gas turbine, skid, compres­sor, and shipboard applications.

By Turck
Oil and Gas June 23, 2016

Environmental awareness, low maintenance costs, technological innovations, rapid industrialization, and expanding manufacturing sector drives oil-free air compressor market growth.

Oil-free air compressors have gained significance owing to governments’ growing consciousness about environmental security, which has resulted in regulating and improving air quality. This aspect also has fueled the growth of the global oil-free air compressor market.

By Global Market Insights
Oil and Gas June 20, 2016

Fans for industrial boiler and burner applications

A wide range of fan product lines ideal for serving industrial boilers, gas turbine installations, and heat-recovery steam generators in combined cycle installations.

By Howden American Fan Company
Oil and Gas May 13, 2016

Partial stroke valve testing

Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of traditional partial stroke testing options helps when looking at how new technology enables advancement, explained Richard Harvey, in Control Engineering Europe.

By Richard Harvey
Oil and Gas May 4, 2016

Vertical solid shaft motors for harsh environments

Siemens' HP100 and LP100 Simotics vertical solid shaft (VSS) NEMA premium motors are designed for harsh environments in industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment.

By Siemens
Oil and Gas April 30, 2016

Fluid loss cell for measurement applications

Chandler Engineering's Model 4300 Fluid Loss Cell is designed to measures the fluid loss properties of muds and cement slurries as well as eliminate safety issues that have been associated with traditional fluid loss instrument designs.

By Chandler Engineering
Oil and Gas April 14, 2016

Enclosed variable frequency drives

PowerXL Enclosed Drives offer advanced harmonics mitigation, energy efficiency, and increased reliability to the water/wastewater, irrigation pumping, oil and gas, and industrial infrastructure industries.

By Eaton
Oil and Gas April 7, 2016

Electric actuators with thermally-bonded powder-coat

The Series 92 electric actuators feature a die-cast aluminum alloy with a thermally-bonded powder-coat.

By Asahi/America, Inc.
Oil and Gas April 4, 2016

Flow management solution: Match the flowmeter to the application

Magnetic, vortex, and differential pressure (dP) flowmeters are the leading technologies used to measure volumetric flow or flow velocity. Know when to use each.

By Wally Baker
Oil and Gas April 2, 2016

Harnessing the power of predictive analytics

The oil and gas industry has plenty of data; now it needs to put it to better use.

By Karen Field
Oil and Gas March 29, 2016

The challenge of maintaining deepwater wells

Technology changes for deepwater wells improve process, but they also add complexity.

By Terry N. Gardner, PhD, EKTInteractive, Inc.
Oil and Gas March 19, 2016

Companies developing multi-vendor prototype that is open and secure

ExxonMobil and Lockheed Martin are working together to build a multi-vendor interoperable prototype that is a standards-based, open, secure, and interoperable architecture, with commercially available software and hardware components.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource
Oil and Gas October 7, 2015

Intelligent motor management

Power Xpert C445 intelligent motor management and protection relay provides energy awareness, safety, and diagnostics.

By Source: Eaton
Oil and Gas October 4, 2015

Explosion-proof cameras for hazardous areas

Axis Communications' XF40-Q1765 Explosion Protected Fixed Network Camera and XP40-Q1765 Explosion Protected PTZ Network Camera feature a 316L stainless steel housing and are designed for hazardous areas.

By Axis Communications
Oil and Gas September 11, 2015

Top 10 Control Engineering articles, August 11 to September 10: Common VFD myths, Industrial control panel standards, future of oil prices, more

Articles about common VFD myths, industrial control panel standards, the future of oil prices, ladder logic, and an IIoT and machine sensor demonstration were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 11 to September 10. Miss something? You can catch up here. Also see what ranked 6-10.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas September 2, 2015

Thermal shutoff for large pneumatic actuators

Assured Automation's FireChek thermal shutoffs have a resettable memory shape alloy are designed to shut down a pneumatic control system when a nearby fire occurs and are designed for batch and continuous process systems.

By Assured Automation
Oil and Gas August 17, 2015

Finding help with energy projects

Finding help for your energy project can be challenging in the U.S. and Canada, but there are hundreds of assistance programs available.

By Gas Technology
Oil and Gas August 14, 2015

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 14 to August 13: Future of oil prices, robot trends and types, SCADA cyber security, more

Articles about the future of oil prices, industrial robot trends and types, SCADA cyber security, IIoT at the I/O level, and process modeling and feedback controllers were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 14 to August 13. Miss something? You can catch up here. Also see what ranked 6-10.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas August 10, 2015

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 3-9: Future of oil prices, IIoT at the IO level, process modeling and feedback, more

Articles about the future of oil prices, IIoT at the I/O level, process modeling and feedback, methane emissions from shale leaks, and the PMI report for July 2015 were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 3-9. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas August 3, 2015

PMI skids to 52.7% in July despite positive outlook

Growth slips as oil prices and global economic uncertainty continue to linger, though the overall outlook among manufacturers is trending positive.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Oil and Gas July 28, 2015

Magnetic flowmeter platform for process applications

Emerson Process Management's Rosemount 8700M magnetic flowmeter platform features Modbus RS485 and advanced diagnostics designed to help users with installation, maintenance, and process management across a variety of industries.

By Emerson Process Management
Oil and Gas July 21, 2015

Bioremediation product for hydrocarbon spills

Bioremediation product for hydrocarbon spills is environmentally safe for the treatment of refinery and chemical waste.

By Cortec Corporation
Oil and Gas July 20, 2015

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 13-19: Salary and career survey, robot trends and types, PLC basics, more

Articles about the 2015 Control Engineering salary and career survey, industrial robot trends and types, PLC basics, the IoT and the oilfield, and operational technology to information technology were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 13-19. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas July 17, 2015

Analog and digital communications module for wireless, oil and gas applications

SignalFire's Two-Way Analog and Digital Communications Module is designed to wirelessly mirror analog and digital signals for wireless valve control or retrofit applications in oil and gas fields where analog and digital signals need to be replicated at both ends.

By SignalFire
Oil and Gas July 6, 2015

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, June 29 to July 5: Oil and gas employment, motion controls, HMI-historian integration, more

Articles about oil and gas employment, motion controls for Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ, benefits of integrating HMIs and historians, the intelligent automation pyramid, and driving manufacturing competitiveness were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from last week, June 29 to July 5. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Oil and Gas May 16, 2015

10 years later: BP Texas City and the inevitable cost of an incident

This unfortunate incident from 2005 is familiar to many working in process industries and especially in the U.S., where an extensive investigation and its associated report have been used to illustrate the importance of process safety management.

By Luis Durán
Oil and Gas April 13, 2015

Gas Technology: Finding help with energy projects

How do you pick the right resource to from hundreds of assistance programs?

By Gas & Technology

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