Universal mCloud Corp. (TSX-V: MCLD) (OTCQB: MCLDF) ("mCloud" or the "Company"), a leading provider of asset management solutions combining IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence ("AI") and analytics, today announced the launch of a new AssetCare™️ solution under the banner of the "3D Digital Twin." This solution enables mCloud to take advantage of high-precision 3D laser scanners to create digital replicas of facilities along with a suite of capabilities designed to use these 3D models to streamline field work, minimize facility downtime, and eliminate unnecessary field visits.
Husky Energy continues to make steady progress towards a return to full operations at the Superior Refinery.
Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, has introduced Aegis armor cladding that significantly improves bit body design flexibility and erosion resistance, increasing rate of penetration (ROP) and bit durability for longer runs. Composed of a proprietary tungsten carbide material, Aegis cladding increases bit erosion resistance by 400% and strength by 40% when compared to conventional matrix polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bits.
Cummins Inc. has announced availability of a new 38-litre natural gas engine for the gas compression industry.
H.G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group introduces its latest LVDT signal conditioner, the highly advanced SC-200. This LVDT signal Conditioner offers smart and fast LVDT/RVDT setup and has been engineered to work with the widest range of LVDTs, RVDTs, and inductive half-bridge sensors including 3-wire industrial LVRTs. The signal conditioning module has cyber security tamper prevention and notification features that no other manufacturers have even considered, providing confidence that the unit has not been compromised.
Sanjel Energy Services is proud to be celebrating three years in operation with significant achievements, including completing more than 18,500 service jobs for its extensive customer base and conducting a collaborative study with the University of Alberta on how stress affects well integrity.
Calgary based Melius Energy has successfully transported bitumen from Edmonton, Alberta to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, continuing to global markets in custom 20-foot shipping containers utilizing intermodal rail and vessel infrastructure. The shipment is the company's first BitCrude transportation process demonstration, proving the ability to move bitumen safely and efficiently, in adherence to Canada's regulatory framework.
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed CNOOC International Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 400 kilometres offshore, east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
VMAC has now released its Direct-Transmission Mounted (DTM70) air compressor for the 2019 model year RAM trucks. The DTM70 is the world's only direct-transmission mounted PTO driven air compressor, and is smaller, lighter and more sophisticated than traditional PTO air compressors.
Emerson will showcase its advanced Exploration & Production (E&P) software solutions for optimizing Production Modeling and Reservoir Engineering workflows at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Convention and Exhibition in Calgary, September 30 - October 2. Daily demonstrations at booth #819 will highlight Emerson's technologies for solving subsurface and surface challenges, to reduce uncertainty and enhance confidence in drilling decisions.
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. has announced that it completed commissioning and start-up of the Pipestone Montney sour deep-cut gas processing complex. The Pipestone Gas Plant is designed to process approximately 100 MMcf/day of sour gas and includes an acid gas injection well, salt water disposal well, and pipelines that directly connect to Tidewater's Pipestone Gas Storage Facility. Additionally, the Pipestone Gas Plant is connected to both the Alliance and TC Energy pipeline network.
The Manitowoc Company has launched the NBT60L, the latest addition to its National Crane boom truck product line. This 60 USt product offering now features the longest boom length in its tonnage class with 151 feet of main boom and a maximum main boom height of 161 feet. It can be equipped with an optional 36 foot off-settable lattice jib that reaches a 196 foot maximum tip height, providing a combination of exceptional capacity and reach.
The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) recently met with business leaders gathered and hosted by the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce for a roundtable discussion. The conversation focused on the benefits to all Canadians of supporting the energy industry.
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) has accepted an initial project description for the proposed Cedar LNG Project, located near Kitimat, British Columbia.
Petro-Canada Lubricants, a HollyFrontier business, has expanded its TRAXON and DURON product lines with the launches of DURON Advanced 5W-30 and TRAXON Synthetic 75W-85. The introduction of the new oils demonstrate continued product innovation from Petro-Canada Lubricants to help fleets meet new and emerging market trends.
The initial 15% oil price jump resulting from the attacks in Saudi Arabia will not have any impact on the trajectory of 2019 U.S. shale production, IHS Markit says.
Recently at the SIS Global Forum 2019, Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft announced the industry's first three-party collaboration to accelerate creation of innovative petrotechnical and digital technologies.
Expanding upon MSA's highly intelligent TruCal sensor platform, the launch of its new industry-first Diffusion Supervision technology listens for and alerts plant technicians to blocked electrochemical sensor conditions.
TransAlta Corporation has introduced its Clean Energy Investment Plan, which includes converting its existing Alberta coal assets to natural gas and advancing its leadership position in renewable energy. The total cost of the plan is expected to be approximately $2 billion which includes approximately $800 million of renewable energy projects already under construction.
Emerson‘s new personalized digital experience - MyEmerson - accelerates digital transformation by connecting people and technology through streamlined work processes and better collaboration. With a MyEmerson online account, users can access digital tools to quickly engineer solutions, manage software and installed assets, access training, collaborate with experts, streamline procurement processes, and improve visibility into buying history and trends.
Schlumberger announced that its technology partnership with Microsoft to develop cloud-native solutions on Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack has been strengthened by new deployments being introduced at the SIS Global Forum 2019 in Monaco.
Neptune, part of PSG, a Dover company, now offers the new NSP Series Solenoid Metering Pumps and NXP Series Stepper Motor-Driven Metering Pumps for chemical applications that require reliable and accurate dosing.
A persistent oversupply of natural gas will drive the 2020 average price at the Henry Hub down (in real terms) to a level not seen in decades, according to new report from IHS Markit. The oversupply—to be reinforced by a new surge in associated gas production from the Permian basin—will push the average price down below $2/MMBtu for the year, IHS Markit said. That is the lowest prices have averaged in real terms since the 1970s. In nominal terms, the last time that prices fell below $2 was 1995.
Atlas Copco Power Technique North America (AC) has introduced the XAS 950, a single-stage, oil-injected rotary screw type portable air compressor. Powered by a liquid-cooled six-cylinder turbocharged Caterpillar C7.1 Tier 4 Final diesel engine, this new unit offers simplified maintenance and cost savings by putting the operator in control.
Hatch is pleased to announce that Upside Engineering Ltd. has joined Hatch Ltd., bringing together the largest oil and gas process team for complex upstream and downstream flowsheet development in Canada with a well-established local engineering firm that specializes in midstream hydrocarbon business.
Endress+Hauser expands its product portfolio for device configuration by introducing the Field Xpert SMT77, a rugged tablet PC tool for commissioning and maintenance staff to manage field instruments and document the work progress. The SMT77 comes preinstalled with device configuration software and device library —so it is ready to go, right out of the box. The device enables plant asset management in Class 1 Div 1 hazardous areas.
The outlook for the uptake of personal and protective equipment (PPE) in the oil & gas (O&G) industry looks promising with the expansion of O&G activities through new global projects, improved stability and the presence of many occupational hazards. Vendors should focus on developing a global presence, multiproduct offerings, and close customer interactions to harness current growth opportunities. Frost & Sullivan expects the mature O&G PPE market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7% to reach $7.59 billion by 2023.
Encana Corporation has announced changes to its Executive Leadership Team, including the promotion of Michael McAllister to president, Brendan McCracken to executive vice president - corporate development and external relations and Greg Givens to chief operating officer. These changes are effective immediately.
When a bolt has seized or a flange gasket requires inspection, Bolting Systems tools from SPX FLOW have long set the standard in the oil and gas industry. Its range of flange spreaders, hydraulic nut splitters and hydraulic nuts are well used throughout the world to help increase operational efficiency, safety and maintenance.
Suncor is replacing its coke-fired boilers with two cogeneration units at its Oil Sands Base Plant. The cogeneration units will provide reliable steam generation required for Suncor's extraction and upgrading operations and generate 800 megawatts (MW) of power. The power will be transmitted to Alberta's grid, providing reliable, baseload, low-carbon power, equivalent to approximately 8% of Alberta's current electricity demand. This project will increase demand for clean natural gas from Western Canada.
Emerson has introduced the Daniel 3418 Eight-Path Gas Ultrasonic Flow Meter, which delivers highly accurate flow measurement in natural gas custody transfer applications with reduced upstream piping requirements and without flow conditioning. The Daniel 3418 compensates for flow distortions that result from pipe bends, shorter straight runs or smaller design footprints, allowing it to operate in more design configurations without sacrificing accuracy and long-term performance.
North America is expected to drive global small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity growth from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 47% of the total growth, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Baker Hughes, a GE company announced that the Baker Hughes international rig count for August 2019 was 1,138, down 24 from the 1,162 counted in July 2019, and up 130 from the 1,008 counted in August 2018. The international offshore rig count for August 2019 was 244, down 11 from the 255 counted in July 2019, and up 32 from the 212 counted in August 2018.
The world wants Canadian oil and natural gas, according to an updated international research survey by Ipsos, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
Clariant has opened its next High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) Laboratory in Houston, Texas - the energy capital of the United States. The location is key as the new facility will be the first of its kind supporting the Oil & Gas industry, offering new and sophisticated solutions for customers. This lab is part of a global Clariant initiative to expand HTE capabilities to all Clariant Business Units, including direct support for Oil Services in North America, the Asia Pacific region, Latin America, Africa and the North Sea.