Category Archives: Industry News

Halliburton turns to IBM Cloud to help evaluate development decisions for oil and gas fields

Migrating reservoir simulation to the IBM Cloud allows Halliburton to substantially reduce time to simulate the effects of development decisions in oil and gas fields On 20 April 2016, IBM announced that Halliburton has adopted IBM Cloud to run its sophisticated reservoir simulation software to help it better understand how complex…

Montana Petroleum Association announces new executive director

The Montana Petroleum Association (MPA) announced on January 26, 2016 their new executive director. Former State Senator, Alan Olson has been charged with leading Montana’s oil and gas industry into another busy year.  Olson has extensive, firsthand experience in energy policy, oil and gas operations, and advocating for a business…

NETZSCH announces revolutionary TORNADO® T2 rotary lobe pump

Redesigned to increase reliability, maintenance and performance, while reducing total cost of ownership NETZSCH Pumps North America, LLC, experts in solutions designed specifically for difficult pumping applications, announces its innovative newly redesigned TORNADO® T2 rotary lobe pump. Self-priming and valve-less, the new TORNADO® T2 is a positive displacement pump ideal…

Vepica and BASIC Equipment selected by Meridian Energy to study North Dakota refinery

Engineering studies will explore a high-conversion crude oil refinery to serve Bakken oil producers, local liquid fuels and chemicals markets Vepica, a multinational engineering firm specializing in the energy industry, and Houston-based BASIC Equipment today announced that they have been selected by Irvine, California’s Meridian Energy Group (Meridian) to perform…

Watford City’s Stenehjem Commons site now shovel-ready for development

The Watford City, ND multi-use development, Stenehjem Commons, is now shovel-ready for commercial, residential and light industrial projects. With roadways, streetlights and infrastructure (sewer, water and storm) complete, Watford City Real Estate Group is now offering pad-ready sites, with all city services, near the intersection of Business Highway 85 and…

SM Energy Company celebrates office grand opening in Williston

Company positions itself in Bakken with new office building Denver-based SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM), an independent exploration and production company with operations in onshore North America, announced that its office located in Williston is officially open for business. SM Energy celebrated the occasion with a grand opening event the…