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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

    Potential tax savings make a current assessment of property value worthwhile

    Jun 3, 2015 Amid declining international prices, oil and gas companies in the US have dramatically reduced production. Many frack pumps, compressors, drilling ...

    Drillinginfo launches new oil and gas production index

    Feb 11, 2015 Drillinginfo Inc., a SaaS and data analytics company for energy exploration decision support, today launched the Drillinginfo Index, an indicator o...

    Weaver appoints Mackel as CEO

    Dec 3, 2014

    Weaver has appointed John J. Mackel III, as managing partner and CEO, effective June 1, 2015.

    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.

    Regulatory Monitor

    Shell updates on combination with BG Group

    Jul 31, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell is progressing with its recommended combination with B...

    Tax planning when investing in distressed assets

    Jul 24, 2015 Editor's Note: This is one in a continuing series of Q&As with Locke...

    Drop in commodity pricing, liquidity drives upstream bankruptcy filings

    Jul 24, 2015 This is one in a continuing series of Q&As with Locke Lord lawyers o...

    Locke Lord Q&A series: Financial distress in the energy sector

    Jul 24, 2015 Signs of an increase in "seller capitulation" – an uptick in b...

    Union Gas applies to extend natural gas service to rural and First Nations communities in Canada

    Jul 23, 2015 In Canada, Union Gas Ltd. has filed an application with the Ontario Ener...

    Risk Management

    Mexico energy reform: With economic promises comes unprecedented risk

    Jun 23, 2015 Mexico’s energy reforms provide an historic opportunity to revitalize it...

    Allegro names Brienzi as CEO

    Jun 8, 2015 Allegro Development Corp., a provider of commodity risk management softw...

    North American Shale

    May 6, 2015

    Production continues to grow, albeit at a slower pace

    Eureka Hunter

    May 6, 2015

    Increasing optionality in the Marcellus, Utica shales

    Aker Solutions makes changes in executive management team

    Mar 30, 2015 Tore Sjursen will assume the role of executive vice president for operat...

    Software Technology

    OVS Group appoints Barbarino as CEO

    Jul 31, 2015 OVS Group has appointed Sebastiano Barbarino as CEO, replacing CEO Jose ...

    France’s Seisquare Holdings to open Americas headquarters in Houston

    Jul 29, 2015 Seisquare Holdings SA, a French software company providing products that...

    Seven Lakes CEO is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year

    Jun 30, 2015 Shiva Rajagopalan, CEO of Seven Lakes Technologies, a developer of enter...

    Oildex acquires Procure-to-Pay business of ADP

    Jun 29, 2015 Oildex, a service of Transzap Inc., has acquired the Procure-to-Pay busi...

    Evolution of the ETRM market

    Jun 9, 2015 A new market entrant provides perspective on energy trading and risk man...

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