Technology - New Equipment

Drones Are Commercial, But Just Barely

New government regulations help but still tie down the midstream’s potential uses of drones.


Loss Of Sandpiper Could Help Bring Bakken Into Balance

If Sandpiper Pipeline Project is snuffed, supply-and-demand balance in Bakken could arrive sooner, East Daley analysts say.


Ships Traversing Expanded Canal Sail Into Harm’s Way

Three ships collide with new lock wall as they navigate newly opened lane of Panama Canal.


Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.


Siluria Celebrates First Successful Year Of Disruptive Ethylene Technology

Successful first year of operations proves the commercial viability of Siluria Technologies' oxidative coupling of methane-to-ethylene technology.


NextDecade Files FERC Application For Brownsville LNG Export Terminal

Proposed 27-million-metric-ton-per-year LNG export facility at Port of Brownsville, Texas, could cost company up to $20 billion to build.


Shell May Be Moving Forward With Marcellus Cracker

Pennsylvania retail mall operator may have offered clue to Shell's plans to develop a world-class ethane cracker in the natural gas-rich Marcellus and Utica shale region.


KP Engineering Proves Continued Growth With New Contract

Texas-based KP will design and construct a 35,000-barrel-per-day crude and condensate splitter and associated tank farm on the Houston Ship Channel.


New Permian Plant Positions EagleClaw For Takeoff

Toyah I gas processing facility takes advantage of basin’s core area, trend of sales to Mexico.


Emissions Rule Spurs Technological Innovations

A new device, now being tested in the Utica Shale and the Eagle Ford Shale, can destroy vapors while generating electrical power at remote oil and gas operations.

Len Vermillion

Study: Midstream Equipment Demand To Decline

Although the prospects for LNG export facilities are clouded by short-term price uncertainty, market fundamentals will drive the eventual construction of a number of facilities in coming years. T

Erin Pedigo

Best Appointed As Non-executive Chairman Of MRC Global

Since 2014, Rhys J. Best has been lead independent director. He joined the board in 2008, has been chair of the compensation and governance committees and has held other roles.

Erin Pedigo