USEA’s Worthington says Keystone XL good for North American energy security

U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington applauds President Trump’s decision Friday to approve the long-awaited permit required to build the Keystone XL pipeline. In a statement issued Friday, Worthington said: “President Trump’s decision to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is good for North American energy security, economic growth, and…

Volant Products adds to the cementing mix with growing array of product offerings

A quality cement job is vital to ensuring uninterrupted zonal isolation and long-term well integrity. As the cementing process quickly rises in rank as one of the most critical components in well construction, operators and service companies are constantly looking for opportunities to streamline cementing processes while maintaining the highest…

Shell’s consolidation strengthens world’s most valuable oil and gas brand

Shell maintains status as the world’s most valuable Oil & Gas brand with a value of US $36.8bn Strategic divestment and marketing communications help to strengthen brand Brand value growth rates of >40 per cent mean Sinopec and PetroChina could overtake Shell this year Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand…

New Salvation Army leadership in the Bakken

Say hello to Captains Cappy and Rhonda Moore, the newest leaders of the Williston Salvation Army. They’ve replaced Captains Joshua and Rhegan Stansbury, who were relocated to Springfield, Ill., after serving in Williston for five years. The Moores have been Salvation Army officers for 13 years with Captain Cappy considering…

Gas demand heats up commodity market

By Melanie Franner Energy is in constant demand – be it air conditioning in the summer or heating in the winter. Add to that the regular need for electricity for cooking, lighting, or even water delivery, and the demand continues to rise. The correlation between energy demand and commodity prices…

OPEC’s production cuts and climbing oil prices

By: IBISWorld Procurement Research Analyst, Ashley Cruz With oil prices finally on the rise, businesses that rely on petroleum products should be looking ahead to hedge against price growth and volatility Although much of 2016 has been a year of suspense and surprises, there were several late-in-the-game decisions that have…