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During the 2015 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Q&A and Technology Forum (Oct. 4-7, New Orleans), US domestic and international refiners dedicated time to discussing trends in hydroprocessing operations, with an extended focus on issues of safety, phosphorous poisoning, and meeting the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) more stringent Tier 3 gasoline standards that take effect Jan. 1, 2017.

Initiatives in constitutionally pliant Colorado need attention from oil and gas professionals everywhere.

The light, sweet crude oil price for September rallied somewhat on the New York market July 29 to end a very volatile week at $41.60/bbl compared with early June when the front-month contract traded around $50/bbl.

Antero Resources Corp., Denver, has agreed to acquire certain nonoperated interest in the Marcellus shale in West Virginia from Statoil ASA for $96 million in cash. The deal is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.

The National Petroleum Council has agreed to use the new approach in the US Department of Energy’s 2016 Clear Path IV emergency preparedness exercise to independently track progress in implementing recommendations in its 2014 Enhancing Emergency Preparedness for Natural Disasters report and identify opportunities for continued improvement.


RT @energizeWV: Bob Orndorff @DominionEnergy discusses the tremendous 434% growth in WV pipeline construction jobs between 2017-18 on today…

Total direct industry wages rose from just over $1 billion in 2016 to more than $1.5 billion in 2017. For the firs… https://t.co/7vz7w16fj2

While fluctuating depending on the time of year, pipeline worker employment increased by 434% between the first qua… https://t.co/Yjlb8ewn8y

According to data recently released by WorkForceWV: 22,514 workers were directly employed in the state’s oil and na… https://t.co/ZAfKPhrsLf