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  • 2016 Product Review

    2016 Product Review

    A look at some of the technologies that are helping the industry stay safe and be compliant By Jennifer Delony Throughout the year, we dedicate a significant amount of column inches in Oilman to the policies and market dynamics that drive the fortunes of companies in the oil and gas industry. […]

  • Ambitious Engineer at Exxon Offers Positive Message for Industry

    Ambitious Engineer at Exxon Offers Positive Message for Industry

    By Timothy McNally Nate Burkhalter, a three-time American Ninja Warrior contestant, is a prime example of how not giving up will eventually yield positive results. Nate works full time for Exxon as a production engineer,  but he also finds the time to train for the gameshow American Ninja warrior. In […]

  • Hydro-cutting Tool Slices Costs On Well Abandonments

    Hydro-cutting Tool Slices Costs On Well Abandonments

    By Tim Sharp Cut-and-cap well abandonment procedures are generally dangerous, time and resource intensive processes relying on cooperative weather, and they become more complicated the worse the weather becomes. A new, innovative technological approach to an old oil and gas problem is to employ a hydro-powered-cutting tool to cut and […]

  • Valuable Safety Training Available Online

    Valuable Safety Training Available Online

    By Richard Perkins Tighter budgets have led many companies to curtail training expenses in an effort to save money for their organization. No one knows this better than those who are managing budgets for safety training in the oil and gas industry. But the need for safety training persists and […]

  • Best Practices for Cost Control and Capital Management

    Best Practices for Cost Control and Capital Management

    By Marsha Vigil While other industries have adopted software technology to automate and optimize business processes, the oil and gas industry has been slower to respond. The companies that aren’t behind are using software to eliminate waste, identify areas of efficiencies and undertake best practices to better control costs and […]

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SEC Investigating Exxon’s Questionable Asset-Evaluation Practices

September 23, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

Exxon is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding whether the company properly values its assets, the Wall Street Journal reports. This is not the first time the company’s accounting practices have come into question. The New York Attorney General’s office initiated an investigation into Exxon last […]

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LARTC 5th Annual Meeting

LARTC 5th Annual Meeting

September 23, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

Global Technology Forum are pleased to confirm the Projects Director, Pemex Industrial Transformation, will be giving the keynote presentation at the LARTC 5th Annual meeting on 5-6th October, Mexico City. Make the connections that will advance your business in Mexico As the only event dedicated to developing Latin America’s downstream […]

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Well Site Facilities Onshore 2016

Well Site Facilities Onshore 2016

September 19, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

10% More E&P Companies Represented Than In 2015 Even More Reason To Attend This Year The Well Site Facilities Onshore 2016 Summit (September 28-29, Houston, TX) continues to build momentum with more E&P facilities professionals registering to attend the only industry event dedicated to facilities engineering. With over 200 attendees expected, and with […]

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EIA Predicts Deteriorating Oil Market into 2017

September 16, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Tim McNally The EIA on Tuesday released its adjusted estimates of global demand and supply for oil, and the adjustments were not for the better. The EIA released its findings in the September version of its “Oil Market Report.” The EIA expects that oil will see a continuing slowdown […]

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Russia and Saudi Arabia Join Forces to Stabilize Oil Market

September 9, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Tim McNally Energy Ministers from Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed in September to work together in a commitment to stabilize the oil market. The talks occurred in tandem with the G-20 Summit hosted in China. The Associated Press reported that Minister Alexander Novak and Minister Khalid  al-Falih agreed in […]

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Oil Companies Assist with Relief Efforts in a Recovering Louisiana

September 2, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Tim McNally American Red Cross and various other relief groups operating in Louisiana to assist with flood-ravaged communities have received aid from an unlikely source. Exxon Mobil Corp., Shell Oil Co., and Motiva Enterprises LLC. have all pledged a total of $1 million of support for the regions. Exxon […]

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Oilman is Partnering With The Following Events

Oilman is Partnering With The Following Events

September 2, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

Well Site Facilities Onshore 2016 The Westin Galleria Houston 5060 W Alabama St Houston, TX September 28-29 http://facilities-design-onshore.com Oklahoma Oil & Gas Expo Oklahoma State Fair Park 3001 General Pershing Blvd Oklahoma City, OK October 6 http://okoilexpo.com West Texas Oil and Gas Convention Horseshoe Arena 2514 Arena Trail Midland, TX […]

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The Art of Business Development

The Art of Business Development

September 2, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Josh Robbins We hear the same problems at every meeting: “We see all of the same properties that appear on these bid sites, but those properties aren’t what we are looking for. And, on the off chance they are, we have to fight with 25 other companies to get […]

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Fracking Cannot Be Regulated by Federal Government without Approval

September 2, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Tim McNally A judge in the District Court of Wyoming recently rejected the Obama administration’s proposal for regulating hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on federal lands. The proposed rule is viewed as an overextension of the administration’s ability to enforce laws. Judge Scott Skavdahl, who was nominated in 2011 by Obama, […]

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Continental Resources Sells Non-Strategic Assets

August 29, 2016 at Oilman Headquarters

By Tim McNally Many oil-related companies have been in the process of selling off certain assets to stay solvent in the current economic environment. One such company, Continental Resources, based in Oklahoma City, recently agreed to sell $222 million worth of land in Montana and North Dakota, assets which the […]

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