Category Archives: Business Notes

Company & Association News

February 2016, Vol. 243, No. 2

The National Energy Services Association and the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers have joined forces to better serve their members. The melding of the two organizations will push the Alliance’s membership to about 4,000. The Women’s Forum of New York honored Williams at the third biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions for achieving at least 20% […]

Company & Association News

January 2016, Vol. 243, No. 1

The Board of Directors of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers elected Robert W. Osborne vice chairman at its recent meeting in Fort Worth. Osborne, who has been in the oil and gas business since 1971, is vice president and 50% owner of Cobra Oil & Gas Corp. in Wichita Falls. Personnel Changes  EQT Corp. promoted […]

Company & Association News

December 2015 Vol. 242, No. 12

Association News

Ralph A. LaRossa was elected chairman of the board of directors of the American Gas Association for 2016. LaRossa is president and COO of Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) in New Jersey.

Personnel Changes

Kevin Smith was named president of HammerHead® Trenchless Equipment, a Charles Machine Works company. Smith had been serving as president of MTI® Equipment, a Charles Machine Works company – as is Ditch Witch®, where he was director of product definition and research, product planning manager, business manager and salesman.

Company News, Mergers & Acquisitions

The ROSEN Group of Switzerland was recipient of the 2015 Global Pipeline Award for an innovative device that uses a sensor to determine material specifications in petroleum pipelines. The Pipeline Systems Division of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) presented the award at the Rio Pipeline Conference held in September in Brazil. ROSEN won for RoMat PGS-ILI solution for Pipe Grade Determination. The ILI tool uses especially adapted electro-magnetic sensor technology to determine yield strength and ultimate tensile strength in pipe joints.

Obituary

Harold Lloyd Chapman, 83, passed away on October 31, 2015 at home with his family by his side.

Business News

November 2015, Vol. 242, No. 11

Company & Association News

Association News

Ganesan (Subbu) Subbaraman joined the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) as the first member of the newly launched Fellowship Program.

Sheehan Construction’s Riess Elected INGAA Foundation Chairman

WASHINGTON – The INGAA Foundation’s board of directors elected Robert A. Riess, Sr., president and chief executive officer of Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Company, as its new chairman for a one year-term.

“Rob has extensive experience in pipeline construction, and he understands what it takes to build a natural gas pipeline safely and on time. This experience and insight make him ideally suited to take the reins as chairman of the INGAA Foundation for the coming year,” said Foundation President and CEO Don Santa.

October Business Notes

October 2015, Vol. 242, No. 10

Company News

Two Pipeline & Gas Journal editors were recently named winners of the Houston Press Club’s 2015 Lone Star Awards. Editor Jeff Share won second place in the magazine column category for “The Cost of Bad PR” and Managing Editor Michael Reed won third place in magazine features for his investigation of issues involving cast-iron pipe.

Personnel Changes

October 2015 Ad Index

Advertisers from the print edition of Pipeline & Gas Journal, October 2015, Vol. 242, No. 10

Business News

August 2015, Vol. 242, No. 8

Company & Association News

David C. Carroll, GTI president and CEO, was named president of the International Gas Union (IGU) for a three-year term at the closing ceremony of the June World Gas Conference (WGC) in Paris. With members from 91 countries representing 97% of the world’s natural gas industry, IGU’s mission is to advocate for gas as an integral part of a sustainable global energy system, and to promote the political, technical and economic progress of the gas industry. The organization’s home office, or Secretariat, is in Oslo, Norway.