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    Deloitte, NASA to bring space-age risk management to oil and gas industry

    In a move designed to bring advanced risk-management capabilities to America’s energy industry, the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions and the NASA Johnson Space Center have entered into a strategic alliance to offer services to oil and gas companies.

    Mitigating risk for oil & gas companies with project cost controls

    Fifteen years ago, only 10% of large oil and gas projects ran more than 50% over budget.  Last year, that figure nearly tripled to 28%.  According to a Schlumberger Business Consulting report, this budget busting trend is expected to worsen by 2015.

    ICAP ready for the transition of energy swaps to futures

    Effective at the close of business on October 12, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is converting its energy swaps contracts into regulated futures  contracts. Additionally, the CME Group’s Clearport energy contracts will be available for trading as swaps or futures.

    Latshaw Drilling selects mobile execution, compliance system from TrigPoint Solutions

    Tulsa, OK-based Latshaw Drilling Co. has chosen TrigPoint Solutions Inc.’s PROMPTT(r) System in an effort to maximize mobile asset and workforce performance, productivity, accuracy, and corporate and regulatory control and compliance.

    AMPHORA adds gas, power software to product portfolio

    Amphora, Inc., Energy Risk’s ETRM software house of the year in 2011, today announced the addition of the Affinity Gas and Power ETRM suite to its portfolio of products.

    Aon to move corporate headquarters to London

    Aon Corp., a provider of risk management and HR solutions, plans to move its corporate headquarters to London. 

    OpenLink to acquire SolArc

    On October 17, Open Link Financial Inc., a provider of energy, commodities, trading, and risk management solutions, announced its plan to acquire SolArc.

    Tax credits and incentives: How to increase jobs, spur innovation, and grow the bottom line

    Due to exponentially increasing energy demands and ever-changing regulations, the oil and gas industry is currently scrambling to develop the most efficient possible solutions to many complex issues.

    Easy to underestimate risk and liability

    Robb Knock poses a good question in his article, "Risk assessments become risky," in this month's OGFJ.

    Aon promotes White to CEO

    On June 14, Aon Corp. promoted Kevin White, president and COO of Aron Risk Solutions’ Construction Services Group, to CEO.

    Energy Trading & Marketing

    Willbros, Google hold Innovation Summit

    Oct 8, 2014 Willbros and Google hosted an Innovation Summit in New York City on August 22, 201 to showcase the cloud-based information system, Integra-Link™.

    Duckworth named director at Glori Energy

    Aug 15, 2014

    Glori Energy Inc, an energy technology company focused on enhanced oil recovery, has added Rocky L. Duckworth to its board of directors.

    Price joins Opportune as managing director

    Jan 21, 2014

    Dean Price has joined Opportune LLP as managing director in the firm’s energy consulting practice.

    IEA, partner companies join forces on mutual interests

    Nov 21, 2013 The International Energy Agency and six “partner countries” – Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa – have formed a multilateral...

    Opportune expands upstream oil and gas practice

    Nov 4, 2013

    Opportune LLP has expanded its Process and Technology practice for the upstream oil and gas market.

    Regulatory Monitor

    Sidley Austin expands private equity, energy practices with new partners

    Nov 18, 2014 David B. Denechaud and Joe F. Flack III have joined the Houston office o...

    Survey: Growing optimism by oil and gas professionals that US can be self-sufficient in oil

    Nov 18, 2014 America today has enough affordable natural gas production to meet risin...

    Fracking and local laws

    Nov 17, 2014 Examining the 'home rule' application and state versus local control of ...

    Burleson adds two attorneys to Denver office

    Nov 17, 2014 Burleson LLP has added two oil and gas attorneys to its practice in Denv...

    Analysts: Halliburton, Baker Hughes deal would bring heavy review

    Nov 14, 2014 Baker Hughes confirmed preliminary discussions with Halliburton regardin...

    Risk Management

    Lloyd’s Register Energy names Revelsby SVP

    Nov 19, 2014 Lloyd’s Register Energy has appointed Siri Revelsby as senior vice presi...

    Petrotechnics forms alliance with Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center

    Oct 22, 2014 Petrotechnics, a provider of operational performance and predictive risk...

    ETRM in today's market environment

    Oct 9, 2014

    Systems still fall short in prescriptive analytics

    Asset Risk Management opens new office in Calgary

    Oct 7, 2014 In Canada, Asset Risk Management LLC (ARM) recently opened a new office ...

    Sterling Global Operations names director to work with oil and natural gas companies

    Sep 15, 2014 Sterling Global Operations has named Ian Pilcher as director of commerci...

    Software Technology

    Producing industry-ready engineers

    Nov 19, 2014

    Industry donations make an impact on Texas Tech

    LiquidFrameworks to host educational presentation

    Nov 18, 2014 Continuing its educational series, Houston-based LiquidFrameworks will h...

    Digital H2O’s oilfield water intelligence and management platform ready for Texas

    Nov 18, 2014 Digital H2O has launched Water Asset Intelligence, an oilfield water mar...

    Paradigm shifting in oil and gas

    Nov 17, 2014 Unconventional production alters the models for capital intensity and op...

    NeoFirma acquires MineralFile

    Nov 10, 2014 NeoFirma, a cloud-based software provider to independent oil and gas exp...

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