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Improve Safety on Worksites and Increase your Bottom Line by using Technology…

By putting systems into place to help manage the safety processes on worksites, contractors don’t have to keep reinventing the wheel. We all know that any worksite can be a dangerous place. This isn’t news to anyone who has walked through a worksite or reviewed incident rates for the industry; however, this should not automatically [...]

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Ecodur 201: Oil & Gas Coating Project Recap

We have encountered a wide range of coating conditions for the oil and gas industry. Here’s a recap of three oil and gas coating projects we’ve done over the past few years:   Apache Tank Repairs   We completed 40 300-barrel tanks for Apache in north-west Texas that needed bottom corrosion protection against highly saline [...]

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7 Myths and Truths about the Oil and Gas Industry

  The other day I realized I was color blind when my co-worker told me that a cardigan I had owned for five years was hot pink and not orange.   I know what you are thinking – I should get a new cardigan.   But it made me think. What else have I been [...]

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4 Sustainability Lessons Statoil Can Teach Any Oil and Gas Corporation

source   I was super surprised to hear that 10 oil and gas companies made it into the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations In The World Index this year (Global 100 index). This included Statoil, a Norwegian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.   So what did these oil and gas [...]

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The Biggest Objects In The Oil And Gas Industry

Do you want to see who is impressing the oil and gas market by producing the biggest structures they can? Check out four companies who had the courage to produce the biggest objects in the oil and gas industry.   Biggest Boat in The World: The Pieter Schelte by Daewoo Heavy Industries   Say hello [...]

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Women Innovators In The Oil And Gas Industry

source   Did you know women only own 15.0% of the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction businesses in the United States? Times are changing and there is a pull to get more women into the oil and gas industry in 2015. So who are the women who are already succeeding in the oil [...]

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9 Most Sustainable Oil and Gas Companies for 2015

Last year, Corporate Knights ranked the world’s most sustainable companies of 2014. Ten energy companies made the list.   This year, Corporate Knights released their 2015 sustainability list and there were a few surprises regarding energy companies. Last year, Royal Dutch Shell and Cenovus were on the list in the top five positions. This year, [...]

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Companies in Oil & Gas Services Can Take Heart From Recent Economic Reports, Says Coatings Company CEO

  Reno, Nevada January 20, 2015 – Castagra Products, Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says brighter economic indicators are “punching through the gloomy fog enveloping parts of the oil and gas services sector caused by the near 60% fall in oil prices.”   “Middle East members of OPEC have been trying to throttle US fracking by [...]

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3 Unique Ways Nature Helps Clean Up Oil Spills

Companies can clean oil spills with expensive machinery and strong chemicals, but what if the answer to sustainably cleaning up oil spills is right in front of us? Nature supplies everything we need to survive. It also helps us when we make man-made faux pas.   Check out these three unique ways that nature helps [...]

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2014 Recap Part 4: Oil & Gas

  For our fourth installment of our 2014 recap – click here for part 1, part 2, and part 3 – it’ll be about the oil and gas industry. It’s been a busy year for oil and gas, but below are the blog posts that made the most impact this year.   Oil & Gas [...]

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