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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

    Opportune has client-centric focus

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    Move quickly on LNG exports

    Nov 12, 2013

    DOE's Cove Point decision should govern all LNG export requests.

    Will emissions costs choke petchem expansions?

    Jun 20, 2013 Emission regulations require that companies planning new olefin crackers in EPA designated nonattainment areas like Houston must buy emission credi...

    Little named president of EQECAT

    Mar 21, 2013 ABS Group has appointed Paul Little as president of EQECAT, its catastrophe modeling company. Little replaces Bill Keogh who has resigned from the ...

    Crazy little crude called Brent -- links to ICE Futures

    Mar 12, 2013 Brent physical traders are members of an exclusive club that transacts roughly fifty 600 MBbl cargoes of crude a month representing about 1 MMb/d o...

    Regulatory Monitor

    NAPE: Legal issues facing the oil and gas industry

    Aug 20, 2014 As oil and gas production grows in various parts of North America, so, t...

    Moore joins Mayer Brown in Houston

    Aug 19, 2014 Thomas J. Moore has joined the Houston office of Mayer Brown as a partne...

    Indonesia, Vietnam pose high risk for oil and gas companies, investors overconfident in Egypt

    Aug 19, 2014 Indonesia’s climate for investments in the oil & gas sector weakened...

    Arrington to join energy practice at Locke Lord

    Aug 12, 2014 Energy transactional lawyer Scott Arrington will join Locke Lord as a pa...

    Energy companies at risk of higher taxes in Louisiana

    Aug 11, 2014 Tax assessors  in a number of Louisiana parishes are attempting to ...

    Risk Management

    Wild Well expands presence in Asia Pacific

    Aug 20, 2014 Wild Well Control Inc. has hired Wayne Stennes and Christian Haustead to...

    WPX Energy names Vann as CFO

    Aug 1, 2014 WPX Energy has appointed J. Kevin Vann as senior vice president and CFO....

    Silver Lake acquires Quorum Business Solutions

    Jul 14, 2014 Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk have agreed to acquire Qu...

    Superior Energy Services names Remson VP

    Jun 9, 2014 Superior Energy Services has named Paul Remson as vice president of risk...

    SPE event to focus on offshore risk management

    Mar 31, 2014 Former Subsea 7 Global Insurance Director Robert Armstrong will present ...

    Software Technology

    Lusk named chairman at Merrick

    Aug 11, 2014 Merrick, a provider of production management and hydrocarbon accounting ...

    Software Technology Briefs

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    Transformational technology

    Aug 11, 2014 Unconventional resources have transformed the North American oil and gas...

    Oildex refreshes visual identity

    Aug 5, 2014 Oildex has refreshed its brand to include a new logo, tagline, website, ...

    Landmark acquires Neftex

    Jul 31, 2014 Landmark Software and Services, a Halliburton business line, has acquire...

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