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Articles Tagged with ''oil & gas industry''

Welding operations caused Black Elk oil rig explosion, report finds

The explosion that killed three workers on a Gulf of Mexico production platform in November 2012 was caused by contractors who were doing maintenance work at the site, according to a third-party investigative report.
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Fracking industry slams proposed public land operations regulation

U.S. oil and gas producers will have to pay an extra $345 million per year, or about $96,913 per well on average, under new proposed regulation by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding onshore hydraulic fracturing on public land.
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US Energy Department launches project to protect oil & gas industry from cyber attacks

The U.S. Energy Department has formed a partnership with industry experts and the Department of Homeland Security to launch a tool that will facilitate cyber attack protection for the oil and gas sector.
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Graphic Display Panel Meter and Logger

Designed and manufactured by Omega, the Dpi1701 series of 1/8 DIN monochrome, high-resolution graphic display panel meters and data loggers for temperature and process measurement features optional alarm relays, isolated analog output, isolated 24Vdc excitation voltage and wireless receiver.
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BP calls for investigation into administrator assessing 2010 spill claims

BP Plc has asked for an independent investigation into a lawyer reviewing claims arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, accused him of misconduct and that his actions could lead to disproportionate, excessive or fraudulent claims.
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US oil and gas industry execs expect new regulation to lead to consolidation

The United States is likely to maintain a leading position in global oil and gas production, but new regulation may cause a wave of consolidation amidst concerns about increasing operating costs, just-released research suggests.
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Fluor reports benefits of oil & gas, petrochemical industry expansion

Fluor Corp. financial results for its first quarter ending March 31 were driven by growth in its oil & gas and industrial & infrastructure segment businesses, the company says. Revenue topped $7 billion, and was up 14% from the previous year.
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Refiners slam higher ethanol mandates

U.S. refiners are concerned that if federal officials press ahead with their plans to introduce higher ethanol mandates under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), this could cause economic damage.
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Search for single source of truth continues

Virtual strategies for asset management in oil & gas and other process industries
For most process-industry professionals, the upstream oil and gas industry is a horse of a different color.
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As production environments evolve, mobile system meets diverse mixing, blending needs

Oil & gas, other industries benefit from ability to mix chemicals at remote job site
Over the last decade, the economics of complex manufacturing have expanded to take into account truly global markets and swift-changing demand.
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