American Petroleum Institute

After 10 years,  API President and CEO Jack Gerard said he will step down when his current contract ends in August. Until then, he will continue to direct the association’s work and assist in the search for a new CEO. Since Gerard joined API in 2008, membership grew by almost 50% and added members f..

Northwoods Energy

Northwoods Energy has agreed to buy SM Energy’s core Powder River Basin assets. The acquisition is comprised of over 112,200 predominantly contiguous net acres of leasehold in Converse, Campbell, and Johnson counties in Wyoming.  ..


Victaulic, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, unveiled a plan to build an additional manufacturing center in Lehigh Valley, PA. The 400,000- square-foot facility is expected to break ground later this year and be fully operational in 2019.  ..

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company signed a three-year joint development agreement with MagnaBond, to develop new technologies that could enhance evaluation of well cementing, casing and tubing. The agreement came about as part of as part of the Industry Technology Facilitator initiative to addres..


BiSN, maker of metal-to-metal pipeline downhole sealing solutions, received a $1.8 million investment from the Aberdeen-based Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), the company said. BiSN is one of four companies to benefit from the organization’s “Call for Ideas” initiative, targeting plugging and aba..

MAXX North America Services USA

MAXX North America Services USA offers a range of Pipeline Integrity services, including inspection, tracking, and maintenance, to the upstream, midstream and downstream markets. MAXX, which originated in Canada, has been operating in the United States since 2013, with an office in Billings, Mont. M..

Fluor Corporation

Fluor Corporation was awarded a contract by Shell for the engineering, procurement and fabrication of Shell’s Penguins floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in the North Sea. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2017. The FPSO will have a production..

San Mateo Midstream

San Mateo Midstream announced a strategic relationship with a subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline for gathering and transporting crude oil for upstream producers in Eddy County, NM. Subsidiaries of San Mateo and Plains will work together through a joint tariff arrangement and related transact..

Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan placed the Utopia Pipeline into service, and product delivery of ethane from Harrison County, Ohio, to Windsor, Ontario, Canada, has begun. The pipeline system extends 270 miles and has an initial capacity of 50,000 bpd, which can be expanded to more than 75,000 bpd.  ..

R.S. Technical Services

R.S. Technical Services, a pipeline inspection technologies company acquired by Subsite Electronics in July has officially changed its name to Subsite. The company will have a new website and updated branding but everything else will remain unchanged, the company said.  ..

NextDecade Corporation

NextDecade Corporation named current President Matthew K. Schatzman as its CEO.  Schatzman replaced Kathleen M. Eisbrenner, who founded NextDecade in 2010 and will remain chairman of NextDecade’s Board of Directors.  ..

National Petroleum Construction

National Petroleum Construction, a subsidiary of Senaat, awarded a $327 million engineering, procurement and construction contract from ONGC for five well platforms and associated pipelines to be constructed in the Ratna field off the west coast of India.  ..

Con Edison of New York

Con Edison of New York, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, named Timothy P. Cawley president. Cawley replaces Craig Ivey, who retired after eight years as president of the company. Before being named president of Con Edison of New York, Cawley served as president and chief executive of Orange and ..

Quintana Energy Services

Houston-based oilfield servicer Quintana Energy Services plans to launch an initial public offering aiming to raise about $125 million. The offering consists of around 9.3 million shares each priced between $12 and $15.  ..


Subsea engineering analysis consultancy AgileTek won the Small Company of the Year Award at the annual Subsea U.K. awards held recently in Aberdeen, Scotland. The category recognizes overall excellence in the subsea sector, based on the company’s development and impact, as well as plans for future g..

Sun Coast Resources

Sun Coast Resources, a wholesale petroleum marketer, has been named among Houston’s “Best And Brightest Companies To Work For,” the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The honor is based on independent analysis of key measures, including  compensation, benefits, retention, and  diver..