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Excess waste fat can be turned into renewable diesel

Excess waste fat can be turned into renewable diesel

November 22, 2018 No Comments

Over each Thanksgiving season, 46 million turkeys are eaten in the United States. If the waste fat from baking the turkeys in the oven were collected, it could be processed and turned into renewable diesel. In Finland, this is already happening. Last Christmas, 145,000 Finnish households collected the excess fat from their home-cooked Christmas hams. […]

TechnipFMC Signs  Agreement with Chevron

TechnipFMC Signs Agreement with Chevron

November 14, 2018 No Comments

TechnipFMC (NYSE:FTI) (Paris:FTI) (ISIN:GB00BDSFG982) has signed a Surface Technologies Frame Agreement with Chevron. This 5-year agreement covers the exclusive supply of surface wellhead equipment and service in the United States and Canada. Richard Alabaster, President of TechnipFMC’s Surface Technologies business, commented: “We are very pleased to extend our partnership with Chevron and to support their […]

Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Neste MY Renewable Diesel

November 7, 2018 No Comments

Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in tailpipe emissions. Ecology is one of the largest trucking and transportation companies in the Western United States, providing services […]

ROWAN RELIANCE AWARDED CONTRACT BY FIELDWOOD

ROWAN RELIANCE AWARDED CONTRACT BY FIELDWOOD

October 31, 2018 No Comments

Rowan Companies plc (“Rowan” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RDC) announced that the Rowan Reliance, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship, has been awarded a contract in the United States Gulf of Mexico by Fieldwood Energy LLC with a firm term of one year plus three 90-day options at then market rates. The contract is expected to commence […]

The Oilfield Marketplace

The Oilfield Marketplace

October 29, 2018 No Comments

Hexacom, a division of Schlumberger Technology Corporation, today launched The Oilfield Marketplace, an e-commerce platform that connects oil and gas industry professionals with the products, services and information they need to optimize their assets. The Oilfield Marketplace provides a seamless online experience that makes ordering oilfield products as easy as ordering a book. The initial […]

Mercedes-Benz invests $1 billion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mercedes-Benz invests $1 billion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

October 9, 2018 No Comments

Mercedes-Benz sets up production of electric vehicles in the United States. The company plans to produce Mercedes-Benz EQ SUV models at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama passenger-car plant celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In addition, a battery plant will be built. In total, $1 billion will be invested in the expansion of the manufacturing footprint in […]

ExxonMobil teams with Buick to offer in-dash fuel payments

ExxonMobil teams with Buick to offer in-dash fuel payments

August 30, 2018 No Comments

Buick and ExxonMobil are debuting a new way to bring simplicity and savings to the pump. A new update to Marketplace, the industry’s first in-vehicle commerce platform, brings ExxonMobil’s pay for fuel functionality right to the infotainment screen of eligible Buick vehicles. This service allows drivers to pay for fuel from their vehicle without swiping […]

Single Biggest Breakthrough In Oil Tech This Year ?

Single Biggest Breakthrough In Oil Tech This Year ?

August 29, 2018 No Comments

Utah holds the largest reserves of oil sands in the United States, but up until now, no company had the technology to exploit these vast resources. Despite the potential, “only a few companies are pursuing the price-sensitive and water-intensive development of the state’s oil shale and oil sand resources,” the EIA said in a 2017 […]

China Slaps 25% Tariff On U.S. Oil Products

China Slaps 25% Tariff On U.S. Oil Products

August 24, 2018 No Comments

China’s latest round of tariffs in response to U.S. tariffs on US$16 billion worth of Chinese goods entered into force today despite talks this week between U.S. and Chinese officials seeking to put an end to the trade dispute. The list of U.S. products this time includes oil products and coal for the first time, […]

ENERGY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS WEEK of  08/08/18

ENERGY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS WEEK of 08/08/18

August 8, 2018 No Comments

The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at $72.27 a barrel on Monday, 6 August 2018, compared with $72.07 the previous Friday, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at $72.58 a barrel on Tuesday, 7 August 2018, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. ———————————————————————————————————– China’s Oil […]

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