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Courtesy: US Bolt Manufacturing
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
A team uses Zoom and Ondaka to collaborate on work needing to be done at location. Courtesy: Ondaka
Remote Monitoring April 30, 2020

Conference tools to help oil and gas companies to stay productive working remotely

New technology allows “social distancing” for essential workers in the field, allowing them to understand, plan and coordinate effectively from home.

By Ondaka Team
Offshore energy producing platforms in U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico are emitting twice as much methane, a greenhouse gas, than previously thought, according to a study from the University of Michigan. Courtesy: Steve Alvey, University of Michigan Engineering
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
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
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
Simulation snapshots by Rice University engineers show n-heptane molecules (green) under different degrees of confinement in a polymer matrix of molecules (black), where the high viscosity polymer is a model for immature kerogen. The right panel shows molecules under extreme confinement and the left panel shows molecules that are relatively free. Courtesy: Arjun Valiya Parambathu, Rice University
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
Courtesy: OneBridge Solutions
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
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
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
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
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
Courtesy of: Bently Nevada
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
Courtesy: GlobalData
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