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…

Need a hand?

A little over a decade ago, a handful of Halliburton Baroid employees organized a fundraising event in Houston, Texas. The friends raised roughly $24,500 for a fellow employee whose family savings had been drained as a result of several expensive surgeries. That one gracious gesture sparked an idea. “What if…

Oil & natural gas stimulate North Dakota economic and job growth

Oil and natural gas are driving the U.S. economy through a major energy boom and that boom is rippling through the economy of North Dakota, supporting business activity across the state. This finding grows out of a new American Petroleum Institute survey of domestic oil and natural gas vendors, which…

MDU Resources Group plays integral role in Bakken growth

MDU Resources Group Inc. got its start as a utility company in 1924 in the shadows of the Bakken region. Within a couple of years, it was providing electric and natural gas service to communities that today are in the heart of the oil and natural gas production boom in…