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.