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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.

    Easy to underestimate risk and liability

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

    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.

    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

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    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

    Oil and gas companies brace for fall redeterminations

    Oct 9, 2015 For most of 2015, industry observers have predicted that depressed commo...

    Drone joins Baker Donelson's business litigation group

    Oct 1, 2015 James L. Drone has joined the business litigation group of Baker Donelson.

    Buckeye receives FERC approval of settlement with airlines

    Sep 30, 2015 Buckeye Partners LP has received US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

    GlobalData: US/EU sanctions could lead to restructuring of Russian oil and gas industry

    Sep 30, 2015

    Shell updates on ceased Alaska exploration; ASRC comments on decision

    Sep 29, 2015 While Shell has found indications of oil and gas in the Burger J well in...

    Risk Management

    Oil and gas companies at risk

    Sep 15, 2015 Cyber attacks on the applications running your critical infrastructure

    Gaznat optimizes physical energy portfolio with OpenLink

    Aug 25, 2015 Gaznat has gone live with its Optimization solution for physical asset p...

    Euler Hermes launches Euler Hermes Energy

    Aug 19, 2015 The North American energy sector's volatility coupled with stricter bank...

    ABN AMRO makes senior appointment in the UK

    Aug 17, 2015 ABN AMRO has appointed Robbert Booij as country executive for the UK and...

    Extracting more value from big data

    Aug 7, 2015 The promise of Big Data to harness a wealth of information and turn it i...

    Software Technology

    Seven Lakes Technologies and Noah Consulting form strategic alliance

    Oct 6, 2015 Seven Lakes Technologies, a developer of enterprise software and solutio...

    Halliburton’s Landmark and Palantir Solutions form strategic alliance

    Sep 22, 2015 Landmark, a Halliburton business line and provider of software for the u...

    Optimizing operational efficiency

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    Oildex promotes Weiss to chief technology officer

    Sep 14, 2015 Oildex, a service of Transzap Inc., a cloud-based financial supply chain...

    Schlumberger and IBM introduce new upstream service

    Aug 31, 2015 Schlumberger and IBM have teamed up to provide integrated services to up...

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