Production & SCM

Production & SCM May 3, 2018

Company announces plans for EPC commissioning and start-up operations

Petroteq Energy Inc. has increased its focus on the final engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) processes to prepare for the immediate commissioning and start-up procedures for the Asphalt Ridge heavy oil extraction facility located near Vernal, Utah.

By Petroteq Energy Inc.
Production & SCM April 20, 2018

Natural gas production in U.S. projected to increase

Natural gas production in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), is expected to grow in 2018 and 2019 and take an even larger chunk of generating the nation's electric power.

By News and Experts
Production & SCM April 5, 2018

Wellsite valve manifolds simplified

A multiport flow selector is safer, less expensive, lighter weight, and more compact than conventional units.

By Joseph Zawacki, Emerson
Production & SCM March 29, 2018

Some alternatives for improving an octane upgrade process

A properly optimized unit can recover 95% of the normal paraffins in the feed.

By Robert C. Szczesniak, P.E.
Production & SCM February 27, 2018

Differences between industrial Ethernet switches and business IT switches

Industrial network switches are designed for harsh conditions and environments and last for a long time while business information technology (IT) switches are designed for data center applications and have a shorter overall lifespan.

By Paul Myer, Veracity Industrial Networks
Production & SCM January 23, 2018

Oil and gas storage industry to benefit from increased capital investment

The global oil and gas storage service market is projected to reach $10.38 billion by 2022 and show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.6% from 2017 to 2024, according to Esticast Research and Consulting.

By Esticast Research & Consulting
Production & SCM January 4, 2018

Retaining skills and expertise for the next generation

Every business needs to have a skills training program to one degree or another. For those involved in more complex industries, such as oil and gas or petrochemical engineering, gathering new skills as well as the experience of the older generation and passing it onto those committed to learning a new trade is an essential business practice.

By Jennifer Gaines, Sulzer
Production & SCM October 18, 2017

Oil and gas software solutions company acquired

Emerson has agreed to acquire Paradigm, a provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry, in a bid to expand their oil and gas market presence.

By Emerson
Production & SCM October 8, 2017

Keeping an industry above water

Changes in oil and gas production over the last decade have allowed the economy to weather a storm such as Hurricane Harvey with minimal changes in price.

By Kevin Parker
Production & SCM September 15, 2017

Creating a gender balance in the oil and gas sector

Cover Story: While the oil and gas sector is still male-dominated, engineering-minded associations are working to motivate more women to work in the field.

By Pam Duncan