#OilmanNEWS 2015 September-October 

Waters of the U.S. Rule Affects O&G Industries ‘Almost from Top to Bottom’

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” affects the oil and natural gas industries “almost from top to bottom, and more in the midstream and upstream sectors,” Lowell Rothschild, an attorney in the environmental strategies group with Bracewell & Giuliani in Austin, told Oilman on July 7. The rule was signed… Read More
2015 September-October Energy Scene 

Texas Oil and Gas Association Promotes Resources That Improve Oilfield Safety, Save Lives at 2015 Houston Oilfield Expo

Safety materials co-developed by the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TxOGA), Texas Mutual, the National Institute for Occupational Safety (NIOSH), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be an integral part of TxOGA’s presence December 9-11 at the 2015 Houston Oilfield Expo. The programs, developed by the agencies above as the Oil & Gas Safety Roundtable, are free resources… Read More
#OilmanNEWS 2015 September-October 

Gulf South Pipeline Submits Application for Coastal Bend Header Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July 2 published in the Federal Register notice of the application by Gulf South Pipeline Company for a certificate of convenience and necessity for the Coastal Bend Header project in southeast Texas. In its June 12 application to FERC, Gulf South Pipeline requested authorization to construction, own and operate new pipeline in Wharton… Read More
2015 September-October Energy Scene Technology 

Three Bottom-line Building Ways 3D Printing is Quietly Revolutionizing the Oil and Gas Industry

Although the technology of Rapid Prototyping (RP) was born at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), it’s found a home in the American automotive industry. Thirty years ago, Ford Motor Company bought the third 3D printer ever made and now the company uses the technology in almost every facet of its business, from troubleshooting manufacturing problems to improving the efficiency of new… Read More
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