Waukesha Bearings® Introduces Tilt Pad Thrust Bearings for High-Temperature ESPs


Pewaukee, WI, October 13, 2014 – At last month’s Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia, Waukesha Bearings® featured its new Hidrax™ HT thrust bearing for high-temperature electric submersible pumps (ESPs). The Hidrax HT tilt pad thrust bearing can sustain unit loads of 8 MPa (1160 psi) at oil bath temperatures up to…

Qualified industry professionals share experience: Oil & gas series forthcoming events

American Business Conferences and sister company Canadian Business Conferences, part of the LBCG Group, are pleased to confirm 20 Oil & Gas conferences taking place up to the end of the year. Covering topics including production, drilling, completions, water management, facilities engineering, oil sands, frac sands logistics, condensate markets, crude by rail, pipeline asset…

U.S. energy independence: Bakken helping pave the way


By Heather Siegel © DTC Energy Group, Inc. 2013 Major technological advancements in drilling and completing oil and gas wells over the past five years helped make North Dakota’s Bakken shale one of the most successful oilfields in U.S. history. Boasting an estimated mean resource of 3.65 billion barrels of…