SwRI to Open New Corrosion Testing Facility #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release 

SwRI to Open New Corrosion Testing Facility

SAN ANTONIO — In early April, Southwest Research Institute will open a new testing facility offering cost-efficient standard corrosion testing for oil and gas clients. The facility, located on the Institute’s San Antonio campus, will be used primarily to test the sulfide stress cracking (SSC) resistance of carbon steel alloys for oil wells and offshore drilling applications. “Previously, our laboratory… Read More
Limited risk to oil majors’ investments from energy transition in medium term #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Upstream 

Limited Risk to Oil Majors’ Investments From Energy Transition in Medium Term

Major oil and gas companies are increasingly highlighting the alignment of their corporate strategies with climate change goals. They are also pursuing major production growth projects, but the value risk to these investments from the energy transition is limited, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest analysis shows that planned and announced projects from the six… Read More
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WolfePak Software Acquires LandPro Corp #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release 

WolfePak Software Acquires LandPro Corp

ABILENE, Texas, – WolfePak Software (“WolfePak”), a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry announced today its acquisition of LandPro, a leading provider of tract-based land and GIS software solutions for the coal, mineral, oil and gas industries.  LandPro extends WolfePak’s existing land offering by enhancing the ability to record and manage… Read More
Natural Gas Generates the Most Electricity #OilmanNEWS Alex Mills Contributors Downstream Oil and Gas News 

Natural Gas Generates the Most Electricity

Natural gas continues its streak as the leading fuel to generate electricity across the U.S. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports natural gas accounted for 62 percent of the new utility-scale additions in 2018 followed by wind with 21 percent and solar photovoltaic with 16 percent. Overall, 31.3 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity was added last year, which had the… Read More
A Dirty Little Secret: Case Study on Thermal Flow Meter Calibration for Natural Gas Service #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release 

A Dirty Little Secret: Case Study on Thermal Flow Meter Calibration for Natural Gas Service

MARINA, Calif. – Fox Thermal announced today the publication of the case study titled “A Dirty Little Secret: Case Study on Thermal Flow Meter Calibration for Natural Gas Service”. This case study describes the challenges users face when the natural gas composition varies from place to place. A flow meter calibrated for a “standard” natural gas mix may result in… Read More
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Drillinginfo Acquires Midland Map Company #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release Texas 

Drillinginfo Acquires Midland Map Company

Austin, Texas – Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, announced today it has acquired the Midland Map Company, the premier map provider in the Permian basin. With nearly 70 years in mapmaking in America’s most prolific oilfield, Midland Map offers current and historical intelligence on Lease and Ownership, Producing Zones, Wildcat Maps, Base Maps, and various other… Read More
Can Modular Design Fluid End Solve Fracking’s Challenges? #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

Can Modular Design Fluid End Solve Fracking’s Challenges?

Today, hydraulic fracturing is one of the most important and most controversial techniques to bring oil hydrocarbons to the surface. On the one hand, fracking (especially in the U.S.) has significantly lowered energy prices and carbon dioxide emissions by displacing coal in electricity generation. On the other hand, many types of research have already proven the negative impact of the… Read More
Recent Production Revival Makes Eagle Ford Shale a Promising Prospect #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

Recent Production Revival Makes Eagle Ford Shale a Promising Prospect

During 2018 Eagle Ford re-emerged as one of the lucrative destinations for oil and gas companies, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest market analysis report: ‘Eagle Ford Shale in the US, 2019 – Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Outlook to 2023’ reveals that the shale play has reverted a production decline and… Read More

#OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release 

New Study Reveals Cities with the Most Aggressive Drivers in the US

BOSTON — Honking, squeaking brakes and bumper-to-bumper traffic are common problems in many of America’s congested cities. Frustrated drivers can get agitated quickly, and their aggressive driving habits like speeding, rapid acceleration and braking can lower gas mileage by as much as 40 percent, costing them as much as $477 per year in additional fuel consumption. GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting… Read More
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