Print Edition Advertising Rates & Specifications

Below are the advertising specifications for the print edition of Pipeline & Gas Journal. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Art Director Sheri Biscardi, sbiscardi@oildom.com.

Print Edition Advertising Rates & Specifications

File formats
Mac and PC file formats accepted:

.PDF – Optimized for press (preferred format)
.TIFF – 300 dpi resolution
.EPS – 300 dpi resolution
.jpg – 300 dpi resolution

Applications supported:
Adobe CC
Acrobat (preferred)
InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

The following formats ARE NOT supported for display advertising, photos, or any graphics:
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft PowerPoint
Word
Word Perfect
Line Screen: 133 lines per inch, 150 maximum. Total density not to exceed 260%.
Color: 4/color refers to Process Color (CMYK). For 2/color please specify Pantone Matching System (PMS) inks.
Publication Trim Size: 7 3/4″ x 10 3/4″ (197 mm x 273 mm).
Live matter should be 1/4″ away from trim. Bleed ads should be 1/8″ larger on all sides.

Display Advertising:
2 page spread (bleed):
15.75″ x 11″ (400mm x 280mm)

2 page spread (trim):
15.5″ x 10.75″ (393 mm x 273mm)

2 page spread (live):
15″ x 10″ (381mm x 260mm)

1 page (bleed):
8″ x 11″ (203mm 280mm)

1 page (trim):
7.75″ x 10.75″ (197mm x 273mm)

1 page (live area):
7″ x 10″ (184mm x 260mm)

2/3 page:
4 9/16″ x 10″ (116mm x 254mm)

1/2 page, spread bleed:
15.75″ x 5 1/2″ (400mm x 140mm)

1/2 page spread:
15 1/2″ x 4 7/8″ (369mm x 124mm)

1/2 page, horizontal:
7″ x 4 7/8″ (178mm x 124mm)

1/2 page, vertical:
3 3/8″ x 10″ (86mm x 254mm)

1/2 page island:
4 9/16″ x 7 1/2″ (116mm x 191mm)

1/3 page vertical:
2 1/4″ x 10″ (57mm x 254mm)

1/3 page square:
4 9/16″ x 4 7/8″ (116mm x 124mm)

1/4 page:
3 3/8″ x 4 7/8″ (86mm x 124mm)

1/6 page: 2 1/4″ x 4 7/8″
(57mm x 124mm)

Business Card Directory:
Single: 3 3/8” x 1 7/8” (86mm x 48mm)
Vertical Double: 3 3/8” x 3 7/8” (86mm x 98mm)
Horizontal Double: 6 7/8” x 1 7/8” (175mm x 48mm)
Triple: 3 3/8” x 5 7/8” (86mm x 149mm)
Horizontal Quad: 6 7/8” x 3 7/8” (175mm x 98mm)
Vertical Quad: 3 3/8” x 7 7/8” (86mm x 200mm)
Quint: 3 3/8” x 9 7/8” (86mm x 251mm)

Sending Files:
Files under 25 mb can be emailed to: biscardi@oildom.com
Mail materials to:
Pipeline & Gas Journal,
1160 Dairy Ashford Rd. #610
Houston, Texas 77079
Attn: Sheri Biscardi