Newson Gales's latest white paper identifies how to prevent static charge accumulation when loading/unloading operations to ensure static is not a threat to your employees, products or equipment.
North America is experiencing a period of volatility in its domestic gas market. The slump in crude oil prices and the glut of natural gas supply from vast shale plays are clashing with demand fluctuations, a cautious economic upturn, and the prospect of new LNG export opportunities. Global commodity price volatility has been felt from the rich production zones of the Marcellus to the Asian manufacturing sector.
Bedrock Automation has introduced a cyber secure, standalone Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for industrial control system applications. The Bedrock UPS.500 features powerful onboard electronics that enhance the performance advantages of lithium ion (Li-Ion) polymer battery technology, manage Bedrock’s patented deep authentication cyber protection and enable secure Ethernet communications. A sealed NEMA4x aluminum housing provides protection from cyber tampering and enables use amidst the most challenging field installations.
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has opened the AFN First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities in Vancouver, BC, calling for First Nations involvement in all aspects of decision-making, planning and development related to the energy sector.
Having peaked at a five-year high of 1.6 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2015, global oil demand growth is forecast to ease back considerably in 2016, to 1.2 mb/d, pulled down by notable slowdowns in Europe, China and the United States, the newly released IEA Oil Market Report (OMR) for February informs subscribers. Early elements of the projected slowdown surfaced in the last quarter of 2015.
Fluor Corporation has announced that the Cutbank Ridge Partnership selected Fluor to execute engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) for Saturn 15-27 Phase 2 Sweet Gas Plant Project near Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2015.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued Board Order MO-01-2016 (Order) that directs NEB-regulated companies to identify and report on the potentially substandard materials being used during pipeline construction and operation. Issuance of the Order is not indicative of an imminent risk to pipeline safety, but rather a proactive measure to enhance pipeline safety.
Ferus Inc., a provider of off-road cryogenic fluids for the energy industry, is a major service provider for Blackbird Energy Inc., a Canadian Exploration and Production company that recently completed and achieved exceptional top-tier production test results on a well located in the Middle Montney formation. The well completion method, which contributed to the results, was an energized CO2 foam frac using record-breaking volumes of CO2.
Mountain Tarp, a Wastequip brand, and manufacturer of quality tarping solutions for the construction, agriculture, transportation, waste, and recycling industries, has announced the debut of a mobile service program to handle on-site inspection of truck and trailer tarping systems, as well as turn-key parts delivery.
The Conference Board of Canada is downgrading its 2016 growth forecast for Canada as the economy continues to suffer from the further deterioration in oil prices. The Conference Board's Canadian Outlook: Winter 2016 estimates that the economy grew by 1.2 per cent in 2015 and is forecast to grow by just 1.7 per cent in 2016.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, has announced that he will host his counterparts from the United States and Mexico at the North American Energy Ministers Meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on February 11 and 12, 2016.
Developed to meet customer requests for a cleaner, quieter lifter, the new hydraulic “H” models from Vacuworx feature the same powerful performance of Vacuworx diesel-powered systems with much lower operating costs. Available for the Vacuworx MC 5 and all RC series vacuum lifting systems, the hydraulic option takes lifting to the next level.
ABB’s Measurement & Analytics business announces the availability of a twelve-page leaflet that describes how the company's ProcessMaster electromagnetic flowmeter serves the demanding applications of the oil and gas industry. Early on the brochure lists the various oil and gas applications where ProcessMaster magmeters can effectively contribute. Mentioned are slurries, fluid mixtures, injection fluids, and wastewater. ProcessMaster magmeters also work well under harsh conditions involving heat, moisture, vibration, and explosive and corrosive atmospheres.
Parliamentary Secretary Kim Rudd, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, delivered opening remarks at the Energy Council of Canada's annual conference, 2016 Canadian Energy Industry: Updates and Insights, in Ottawa.
The new Petrochemicals Diversification Program is part of the Alberta government’s continued action on the economy, helping to create jobs, attract investment and diversify the province’s economy.