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January-February 2023

The G7 EXO proves multifaceted with its ability to remotely collect and transfer data from four different gas monitoring locations. Photo courtesy of Blackline Safety.

Workplace Safety Trends Show Transition to Technology-Driven Solutions

As the oil and gas industry continues to evolve, a heightened sense of safety accompanies the growth. While no one wants to see an employee incur an injury, the trend to raise safety awareness seems partially driven by the desire to keep expenditures at a minimum. That concept includes the...

Oilman Magazine

Letter from the Publisher (January-February 2023)

The oil and gas industry is often noted for its cyclical nature; however, I’d say, overall, in 2022, the industry had a slightly positive trajectory despite the negative political sentiment and regulatory pressure. The list is extensive, with too many negative items to detail here, but you wonder how the...

The Value of Versatility

The Value of Versatility

For oil and gas companies, keeping options open is key to navigating today’s energy market. When war in Ukraine forced European nations to seek natural gas from sources other than Russia, liquefied natural gas suppliers in the Middle East, the United States and elsewhere quickly stepped in to help fill...

Oil Dorado: Guyana’s Black Gold

Oil Dorado: Guyana’s Black Gold

Chapter 28: Lessons from Midland, Texas Booms and busts are real. Busts occur often. They are unexpected and unpredictable. They are devastating for most. Booms are just as frequent. Luck is as important as knowledge, skills and timing. I arrived in Midland, Texas, 43 years ago. Midland sits on top...

Why Leak Detection is No Longer Enough for the Oil and Gas Industry

Why Leak Detection is No Longer Enough for the Oil and Gas Industry

A more proactive and sustainable approach to reducing emissions from equipment leaks is needed. Here’s how digitalization can help prevent leaks altogether. The oil and gas industry uses refineries and other industrial facilities as its production powerhouse. While coke crackers, turbines and heat exchangers often steal the spotlight, the facilities...

Cloud Storage Reduces Cost and Risks for Energy Companies

Cloud Storage Reduces Cost and Risks for Energy Companies

The past few years have been volatile ones for the energy industry. Facing disruption on many fronts, companies see an urgent need to become more agile, resilient and competitive, and they realize that requires a stronger commitment to digital transformation and cloud technology. The energy industry has lagged behind most...

Oil sands sample from mine.

Enverus Intelligence Releases Canadian Oil Sands Report Predicting Increased Production Growth

Topics of conversation vary, but within the oil and gas industry, they all seem to circle back to production growth and 2030. A team of Enverus Intelligence Research (EIR) authors collaborated to compile a report diving into the Canadian oil sands to measure future growth and identify any potential hurdles...

CleanMud helped one of the largest contractors in the world, extend the life of their drill rig components by over 52%.

CleanMud Establishes a Pyramid of Success

With a tightening economy and multiple avenues being explored for turning a profit, advancements in technology arrive at the forefront of business strategy. The notion of improving processes to streamline activity has grown increasingly high to drive profits up and expenses down. One company has reduced touchpoint opportunities and enhanced...

Green makes public appearances at schools, parades and county fairs with The Earth’s Championship Belt. Photos courtesy of Jason Spiess.

Renewables Ain’t Doable Without Fossil Fuelables

The Champ is in the house! Well, elementary school. Recently, The Earth’s Champion, Johnny Green, preparing for his 2023 title defense, surprised a group of fourth grade students at Tonkawa Elementary School in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, with The Championship message: All Energy Has A Purpose, And We Are All Energy. Green,...

Oilman Cartoon (January-February 2023)

Oilman Cartoon January/February 2023

Former TIPRO Chairman Brent Hopkins and TIPRO President Ed Longanecker pictured with Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the association’s Annual Convention in 2022. Photo courtesy of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association.

Longanecker Leads TIPRO with Passion and Dedication

Career paths take many shapes and sizes in a world that continues to evolve drastically. While some seem to fall into or happen upon a specific career that ignites and continues to fuel that passion, others take a direction predetermined by confidence and the drive of knowing precisely what they...

Mark Stansberry

America Needs America’s Energy and Its Natural Resources

America Needs America’s Energy and Its Natural Resources is a monograph that I have written, which was officially released in September 2022. The monograph accompanies the book America Needs America’s Energy: Creating Together the People’s Energy Plan. In 2012, the book I authored, America Needs America’s Energy, was released during...

Photo courtesy of U.S. Energy Development Corporation.

2023 Industry Outlook: What We Can Expect

As a privately held upstream exploration and production (E&P) company in the oil and gas sector, it’s important to prioritize strategic planning for the new year. As an executive with Arlington, Texas-based U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy), strategic planning plays an integral part of our firm’s goal setting for...

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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