Infrastructure & Construction

May 23, 2017

Select Energy Services sees improvement in first quarter 2017

BY Patrick C. Miller Increases in drilling and completions and a key acquisition enabled Texas-based Select Energy Services to improve its revenues for the first quarter of 2017. The company provides water solutions for the U.S. unconventional oil and gas industry. READ MORE

May 23, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners to build Permian Express 3 pipeline

BY Patrick C. Miller Energy Transfer Partners is responding to increased production in the Permian Basin of western Texas by building the Permian Express 3 pipeline from near Midland to Nederland on the Gulf Coast. It's expected to enter service later this year. READ MORE

May 23, 2017

Delaware Basin gains another gas processing facility

BY Luke GeiverDelaware Basin oil and gas producers now have another option for processing their gas following the startup of a cryogenic natural gas processing plant in Lea County, New Mexico. Lucid Energy Group, has started up the facility. READ MORE

May 16, 2017

Senate fails to repeal BLM venting and flaring rule

BY Patrick C. Miller The U.S. Senate's failure to overturn a methane flaring and venting rule implemented by the BLM during the Obama administration drew strong criticism from oil and gas industry organizations. The Trump administration will consider revising the rule. READ MORE

May 16, 2017

Dow looking to Gulf Coast, shale gas in future investments

BY Luke GeiverDow Chemical Co. is further committing to U.S.-produced shale gas. The chemical giant recently announced investment plans for the next five years that include manufacturing expansions on the Gulf Coast and within the shale gas industry. READ MORE

May 09, 2017

Industry should prepare for conflicts with environmental groups

BY Patrick C. Miller Security expert John Poncy says that pipeline companies and the oil and gas industry need to understand the nature of opposition to projects such as the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. He offers some lessons learned based on his experience. READ MORE

May 09, 2017

API study: Investment in infrastructure could add a million jobs

BY Staff A new study conducted by ICF for the American Petroleum Institute shows that over the next 20 years, new oil and gas infrastructure in the U.S. could create more than a million jobs with a private investment exceeding $1.3 trillion. READ MORE

April 26, 2017

American Power Group sees large quarterly revenue increase

BY Patrick C. Miller Increased oil and gas activity in the U.S. and Canada has been good for American Power Group, which is expecting a significant revenue increase in its quarterly report. The company's natural gas conversion system is one reason for the resurgence. READ MORE

April 26, 2017

EPA issues 90-day stay on fugitive methane emissions rule

BY Patrick C. Miller The Environmental Protection Agency will stay compliance for 90 days on its fugitive methane emissions rule for the oil and gas industry. The agency will convene a proceeding to reconsider the rule's monitoring requirements. READ MORE