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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • Is it really Morning in (America’s) Fossil-fuels Business?

      by Vejuna Aria Guzulaityte

      Most of us are already saturated with the media harping on Trump’s name appearing all over the television and tabloids. Headlines such as “The Oil and Gas Situation…”, “Trump Assumes Power, Changes on The way”, “Making sense of President Trump’s Energy Plan” and so on, have become a part of our daily life. Recently, I […]

    • Hebron Project: A Castle in the Sea

      by Tina Olivero

      Way back in 1980, an oilfield was discovered offshore Newfoundland. They called it Hebron. 37 years later, that discovery has materialised into a mammoth oil project that will not only support world oil demand, oil and gas operators, contractors and suppliers but brings incredible prosperity to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.  If you think […]

    • Baker Hughes Rig Count

      by Tina Olivero

      Baker Hughes has issued the rotary rig counts as a service to the petroleum industry since 1944 when Hughes Tool Company began weekly counts of U.S. and Canadian drilling activity. Hughes initiated the monthly international rig count in 1975. The North American rig count is released weekly at noon central time on the last day of […]

    • Brand Finance: Worlds Top Oil and Gas Brands in 2017

      by Tina Olivero

      Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance values the brands of thousands of the world’s biggest companies. Brands are first evaluated to determine their power/strength (based on factors such as marketing investment, familiarity, loyalty, staff satisfaction and corporate reputation) and given a corresponding letter grade up to AAA+. Brand strength is used to […]

    • February 15th – The anniversary of the Ocean Ranger disaster

      by Tina Olivero

      try me, try me, the waves did tout try my winds against your doubt take a chance and find the way could you save a life along the way plan and plot the offshore castle kings and queens of Oilers hassle feed the energy appetite progress and work through the night but the sea she […]

    • BILL FANNING: An oil veteran’s view!

      by Tina Olivero

      The OGM – Our Great Minds Interviews visionary leader Bill Fanning, the President and Country Manager Kvaerner Canada. The OGM: What strategies have you implemented with Kvaerner to continue to build the business in Canada now that Hebron is completed? Bill Fanning, President and Country Manager Kvaerner Canada: We have pursued R&D activities that are suited to […]

    • Harber Coatings: Invents Revolutionary High-Performance Coatings

      by Tina Olivero

      When an industry faces a harsh downturn for two years, there is a critical need gain efficiencies, optimization and reliability.  That’s a global trend. And in the coatings industry its leading minds that have come up with optimal gains that support sustainable long-term cost reductions and higher efficiency. Replacement and repair of damaged equipment are […]

    • Berg Chilling Systems aims to put a chill on flaring in Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Innovative, Toronto-based company, Berg Chilling Systems Inc. wants to help Canadian oil and gas producers be greener operators. They want to create the environment for business sustainability utilizing a proven solution that eliminates the flaring of wellhead gas, reduces costs, and increases revenue. Berg and its client partner, Billings, Montana-based GTUIT LLC, teamed up to […]

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