How Would Scottish Independence Affect the Region's Oil, Gas Industry?
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5 Tips for Moving Into a Mobile Home
If you are thinking of buying or renting a mobile home then you should read these 5 Tips for Moving Into a Mobile Home. Great tips for an easy move.
Abraxas beats Wall Street expectations with $13.7M first-quarter profit
San Antonio-based Abraxas Petroleum Corp. swung to a $13.7 million profit for the first quarter as revenue surged, boosted by a comeback in the energy industry, the company said Tuesday. The company’s profit of 9 cents a share compares with a loss of $40.9 million, or 39 cents a share, during the same quarter last year when it had fewer shares outstanding, the company said in its earnings release after the markets closed. [...] Abraxas has three drilling rigs running now — one in each of the major shale oil fields, the Permian’s Delaware Basin in West Texas, where it is trying to acquire more acreage, the Eagle Ford and the Bakken.
How one old-school scientist found the biggest oil field this year
Keenan didn't recognize the number, but answered anyway, fearful something had gone wrong with a drilling rig or fracking crew that he oversaw as part of his job at the Houston oil company EOG Resources. Over a 60-year history, Apache had become one of the largest oil companies in Houston, discovering fields and drilling wells from Wyoming to Australia. [...] as the industry entered the 21st century, Apache had lost its appetite for risk, buying up cast-off properties from large companies and acquiring smaller firms squeezing oil from established fields. Keenan, 61, is small and wiry, with unruly eyebrows, big round cheeks and a crooked, mischievous grin. Just as he completed his master's in 1978, the…
By Kelli Ainsworth, Associate Editor As part of its efforts to lower offshore drilling costs, Diamond Offshore has developed the Floating Factory drillship concept. The rig features a Huisman drill tower, a dual mud pit system and 50% more rig space than typical sixth-generation drillships, James Hebert, Director of Operations and Technical Support for Diamond ...
Tow Truck Driver Killed In Hit And Run
A tow truck driver assisting a car was hit and killed by a third vehicle that fled the scene.
Bankruptcy Bust: How Zombie Companies Are Killing the Oil Rally
Energy investors have long hoped that falling prices would solve themselves by driving producers into bankruptcy and stanching the flood of excess supply. But it hasn’t worked out that way.
How do you measure threads on a hydraulic fitting?
Before you select a hydraulic fitting, you must first determine if its threads will match the hose you have selected. Measuring and identifying the fittings is easily done but you must have the correct tools. These tools include ID/OD calipers and thread pitch gauges. Using the thread pitch gauge, as seen in Figure 1, simply The post How do you measure threads on a hydraulic fitting? appeared first on Hose Assembly Tips.
How to Buy a Mobile Home with Bad Credit
How to Buy a Mobile Home with Bad Credit covers different types of loans and financing options that are available to mobile home buyers.
30 Tips for Buying and Financing A Manufactured Home
Buying and financing a manufactured home is not easy. There's so many details to research. Here's a great article to get you started.