Whisper it quietly: The Gulf of Mexico remains the long-term 'must have' asset in virtually every major operator's portfolio. Production is still rising with several
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The industry is responding with new collaborative alliances, partnerships and joint ventures, for greenfield developments as well as for operational efficiency from existing facilities and brownfield production enhancement.
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Managing Director and Senior Oilfield Services Analyst, Credit Suisse
President and CEO Venari Resources
Ultra-Deepwater Technology Manager, DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory
Chairman, President & CEO Noble Energy, Inc.
President and CEO Talos Energy LLC
James Pappas, P.E.
President, Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, RPSEA
Senior Vice President, Technology ABS
Vice President of Asset Support, U.S. Offshore Statoil
Dr. Edgar Rangel German
Commissioner National Hydrocarbon Commission, Mexico
Former ConocoPhillips Technical Expert Seaba Joins The Gas Technology Institute The Gas Technology Institute said Aug. 24 that James Seaba has joined the company as the senior director of technology development, where he will support the evaluation and maturation of technology.From the development of novel hydrogen production technology for fuel cells to the reduction of greenhouse gases in oil sands production, he has expertise across a broad technology spectrum.Seaba, who earned a doctorate and who has 13 pending patents in heavy oil production and CO2 capture/migration, came to GTI after serving as a consultant for major oil companies, major automotive companies and suppliers and VC firms, exploring and developing technologies for unconventional oil and clean energy.
Emerson Will Acquire Pentair’s Valves And Controls Business Emerson signed an agreement to purchase Pentair’s valves and controls business, which provides valve solutions for customers, Emerson said Aug. 18.The acquisition will support Emerson's operations in control, isolation, pressure relief valves and actuation as part of a larger strategy to build a broader automation portfolio.The Switzerland-based Pentair valves and controls business has nearly 7,500 employees around the world for chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, power, mining and other process industries.