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OFFSHORE DRILLING RISKS—1: Study: Risk indicators have varying impact on mitigation

May 5, 2014 More oil and gas wells are drilled onshore than offshore, requiring more man hours and creating more exposure to risk. As a result, onshore drilling consistently has higher lost-time-incident (LTI)...

PHMSA outlines community steps to reduce pipeline incident risks

Jan 27, 2015 The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released a guide to best practices for communities to reduce risks from pipeline incidents, including those caused by natural hazards.

DOI’s 2017-22 draft proposed OCS program includes Mid-Atlantic sale

Jan 27, 2015 The US Department of the Interior released a draft proposed 2017-22 Outer Continental Shelf management program that included 14 potential oil and gas lease sales in 8 planning areas, including one ...

OGUK: Push to ban fracing in UK ‘ill-informed’

Jan 26, 2015 The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee’s proposed amendment to the infrastructure bill that would introduce a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the UK is “ill-informed” and would de...

Obama administration proposes making ANWR Coastal Plain wilderness

Jan 26, 2015 The Obama administration said it will propose managing more of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including its Coastal Plain, as wilderness. Alaska’s governor and congressional delegation immedi...

White House orders steps to curb oil and gas methane emissions

Jan 26, 2015 The Obama administration set a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector from 2012 levels by 40-45% by 2025, and a set of actions to put the US on a path to achieve this goal.

Fire extinguished from Energy XXI platform offshore Louisiana

Jan 23, 2015 A fire has been extinguished from a producing, unmanned platform in the Gulf of Mexico following damage that was possibly caused by a vessel, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (...

Senate votes to recommend closing Keystone XL tax loophole

Jan 23, 2015 The US Senate voted to recommend that the House originate legislation that would make heavy crude oil moving through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline subject to the excise tax on other transported...

SOTU: Obama barely mentions energy, emphasizes climate change

Jan 21, 2015 US President Barack Obama briefly mentioned energy in his 2015 State of the Union address as he outlined economic improvements since the 2008-09 recession. He devoted more time to calling for meani...

EPA approves revisions to California’s refinery emission regulations

Jan 20, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule approving revisions to portions of California’s state implementation plan (SIP) that govern emissions of certain air pollutants from t...

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Director of Technical Services: The Gas Processors Association, an international trade association, has an opening for an engineer to assume the duties of Director of Technical Services.  GPA is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma and has been the primary advocate for the midstream energy industry since 1921.  The position requires leadership of the technical and research activities of GPA and the midstream energy industry.  Knowledge of gas treating and processing together with good communication, writing and interpersonal skills is essential.  In addition, candidates must have analytical and technical aptitude for chemistry, math and physics.  A Bachelor of Science in chemical or mechanical engineering is preferred.

NOW HIRING: Director of Technical Services

Director of Technical Services: The Gas Processors Association, an international trade association, has an opening for an engineer to assume the du...
Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program at the rank of associate or full professor, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2015. Texas A&M at Qatar is a partnership with Qatar Foundation, and it is based in a state-of-the-art, 595,000 square foot building that was completed in 2007.

Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program

Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Petroleum Engineering ...
Novus International, Inc., a $1B+ privately held company, is a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions. The Novus corporate mission is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food by supplying superior goods and services to the leading commercial food producers worldwide. The company owns the world's largest methionine plant located at Chocolate Bayou, Texas and is in the early stages of building another plant at a site on the gulf coast of Texas or Louisiana.

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