D&D Oilfield Rentals Expands With Deranway Deal
It was on December 1, 2012 when D&D
Oilfield Rentals purchased Deranway
Enterprises Ltd., a deal involving more than 200 pieces of rental equipment – including 185 wellsite trailers, winch tractors and air ride trailers, lavatories, generators and loaders– allowing D&D to expand to meet the growing needs of their customers.
THAT AND TWO BITS
Taking Advantage of Fear, Hope and Greed
THOSE WERE THE DAY'S
FracFocus – A First Step Toward Greater Transparency
FOCUS ON BRITISH COLUMBIA
Prosperity Fund Relies on Mega-LNG Industry Premier Christy Clark announced in mid-February the establishment of a new British Columbia Prosperity Fund to ensure communities, First Nations and all British Columbians benefit from the development of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, with exports destined for Asia.
PSAC Forecasts 11,400 Wells in 2013
CAODC Forecasts 10,409 Wells in 2013
Encana and Ferus LNG To Build LNG Fuel Plant
Courageous Cowboy – From Critical Condition to Motivational Speaker
Friends Rarely Make Best Business Partners
Management-speak I Could Do Without
It's Time To Get Real About Pensions
UN Chief Errs Again on Climate Change
Higher Commodity Prices Driven By Fundamentals, Not Speculation
Economic Freedom Helps Alberta and Saskatchewan Prosper
FOCUS ON ALBERTA
Albertans Retiring Later, Immigrants Flocking Here and Truckers Facing Driver Shortage
NEW PRODUCTS/NEW TECHNOLOGY
The Stealth-X from Snolo
The Diamond Grip
OUTDOOR GRILLING STILL SIZZLES IN CANADA REGARDLESS OF SEASON
Canadians are keen outdoor grillers, braving all kinds of weather conditions yearround in order to savour the flavour of the grill. Almost 80% of those surveyed own at least one grill, and 90% of those use a propane or natural gas barbecue.
2013 Regulatory Activity – Part 1
UPWARD MOBILITY – OPTIMIZING THE LPG SUPPLY CHAIN WITH HELP OF MOBILE TRANSLOADER
At its most basic, the mobile LPG transloader will only reach its optimum level of performance if it features the right kind of compressor. The compressor on the newest CHS mobile LPG transloader is a Model LB601-LU Reciprocating Gas Compressor from Blackmer, equipped with high-efficiency valves, ductile-iron cylinders, PTFE piston rings, self-adjusting PTFE piston rod seals and a pressurelubricated
HOW DO YOU LIKE THE NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY BOOM?
“The revolution in the energy sector – with new production/reserves for NGLs, natural gas and crude oil – is ongoing,” writes Bard Black. “The range of views extends from extreme optimism to real concerns about the challenges ahead for NGL prices, partially due to the supply/demand imbalance in NGLs in North America, as well as accessing markets on the international scene.”
THE BACK PAGE
Report Card: One Year Later, CPA Earns a “B+”
MAXXAM INTRODUCES TECHNOLOGY LEAP IN NGL ANALYSIS
“Processors and midstreamers
are now able to generate more accurate
and defensible valuations of product
streams by depending on Maxxam’s
enhanced NGL analysis,” says Fred Hutchings, Senior VP, Petroleum Services.
NATURAL GAS UNDER SIEGE
“The current price is far below the full cycle cost to replace gas that is produced and sold. The details of the predicament are described,” writes Paul Ziff, CEO of the Ziff Energy Group.
10 DOS AND DON’TS FROM SNOW WHITE’S
7 DWARFS TO GET STARTED WITH YOUR PAS 55 JOURNEY “The announcement of the British Standard Institute’s PAS 55 Specification for Asset Management in 2008 injected welcome excitement into our community,” writes Gail Petersen.
CEPA’S BRENDA KENNY ON PIPELINE POLITICS, PERCEPTIONS & PRIORITIES
An elegant, articulate spokesperson for the pipeline industry, Dr. Kenny feels a bit like a woman in the eye of a hurricane these days.