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@GSRMS: Undertrained Operators Lead To Costly Repairs, Downtime

It’s not uncommon for plant operators in the oil and gas industry to be undertrained, a fact that can cost companies thousands of dollars in repairs and overhauls. Julien LeBleu, instructor and...

GSRMS Weighs Training Options

The Gulf South Rotating Machinery Symposium (GSRMS) finds itself at a crossroad, with its members debating the best way for industry professionals to access maintenance-based training courses going forward. In its...

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Output Hit Record In 2017

Pennsylvania’s marketed natural gas production averaged a record 15 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, 3% higher than the 2016 level, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This...
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Pipeline Cybersecurity Topic Of House Bill

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy advanced several bills to the full committee supporters say will help strengthen core energy security missions and promote domestic energy infrastructure. One of particular interest to the...

New Zealand To Ban Offshore Drilling

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in a speech that the government will "no longer be granting any new offshore oil and gas exploration permits." The government said it would allow...

Gas Processing Plant For Caprock

Honeywell announced that its UOP Russell business will provide a high-recovery cryogenic gas processing plant to Caprock Midstream, LLC for its Pecos Bend facility in West Texas. Caprock is a Houston-based...

Gas Set To Grow Through 2050: EIA

According to the latest Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018) by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. dry natural gas production will increase through 2050 across a wide variety of alternative assumptions...

Motors For Midstream

GE Power announced it has delivered 30 medium-voltage (MV) induction motors, with a total combined power of 110,000 hp, to five midstream compression facilities under development by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in...

@GCA: Ariel Debuts New Compressor Frames

Ariel Corp. has added its KBK:T frames to its family of compressors. The company debuted the new frames at the Gas Compressor Association (GCA) Expo & Conference in Galveston, Texas. The KBK:T...

Attendance Jumps At GCA Conference

The Gas Compressor Association (GCA) said an upsurge in attendance at its yearly conference is a good omen for the compression sector’s prospects this year. The 23rd annual meeting opened Wednesday in...