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Metegrity Confirms New CEO, Martin Fingerhut
Metegrity Inc., confirmed Martin Fingerhut as their new Chief Executive Officer. Metegrity is the global leader for Quality and Asset Integrity Management software solutions for the asset intensive Oil & Gas, Chemical
Oilpatch giant Charlie Fischer had strong community spirit, 'big heart'
A Charlie Fischer story of the Calgary oilpatch and community leader, friends and family tell the tale of the telescope in his downtown office that let him watch construction progress on the Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Oilfield Water Logistics Appoints Price Moncrief as Chief Financial Officer
Oilfield Water Logistics ("OWL"), a leading provider of produced water infrastructure solutions in the Permian and Powder River Basins, announced the appointment of Price Moncrief as Chief Financial Officer, effective...
John Tiratsoo, has passed away
Our friend and esteemed colleague, John Tiratsoo has passed away, Sunday November 11, 2019. Our most heartfelt condolences to family, friends and colleagues. John was a wonderful friend, mentor, and family man.
Meibergen a patriarch of Oklahoma agriculture
Enid businessman Lew Meibergen has roots in Enid dating back all the way to the Cherokee Strip Land Run. Meibergen is former chairman of the board and president of Johnston Enterprises. The company was founded as W.B.
Orphan oil and gas wells adopted by rookie Alberta energy company founder
Where some see only a jumble of rusted pipes and black tanks jutting from a weed-infested yard in a prairie grain field, Tyler Visscher sees opportunity. The 31-year-old Red Deer, Alta., electrician is trying to build..
Mr. Larry Stack Joins Denver-Based Berkana Resources' Advisory Board
Berkana Resources Corporation, a leading provider of SCADA System Integration, Security, Compliance and Consulting, is pleased to announce that Mr. Larry Stack has joined our Advisory Board. Berkana is proud to welcome
The Secrets of the Serial Energy Entrepreneur
David Wilson must be doing something right. He started his career as a rig worker and a driller, and wound up selling his own oil company to ExxonMobil for $3.1 billion. In between, a petroleum technology diploma landed
Mark Cuban Invests in Oil & Gas Predictive Analytics Firm BetaZi LLC
BetaZi has opened the door to its first external investor with the recent initial tranche of funding from businessman and entrepreneur Mark Cuban, through his VC entity Radical Investments. Cuban’s substantial business
The 30-year-old prince who is changing the world
A 30-year-old you may have never heard of is trying to build a company worth four Apples — and a Nike to spare. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a fast riser in the Saudi hierarchy and member of the new......
Charif Souki Is Starting His Own LNG Company
Charif Souki is doubling down on liquefied natural gas. Two months after the outspoken founder and chief executive officer of Cheniere Energy Inc. was removed from the company, Souki’s teaming up with former BG Group Plc
Oilsands veteran Jack Avery remembers the early days
Gas lines frozen solid, rooms filmed with clouds of leaking steam, hands caked with bitumen; more than 50 years later, it's those first few months on the job that Jack Avery remembers most. Avery started his 20-year....
The 9 Lives of Aubrey McClendon -- This Time He's Gone International!
There is one and only one international shale oil play that has attained any significant momentum. It is the Vaca Muerta, located in Argentina. The Vaca Muerta today is the most attractive shale oil play in the world for