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Technology Goes Deep on Land and Subsea

Senior Editor Jim Lorincz


You would have to go 5000–6000' (1524–1829 m) under water to see the AZ-10 fully concentric vertical mono-bore subsea tree operating in its natural working habitat. The AZ-10 subsea tree manufactured by Argus Subsea (Houston) is off-the-shelf hardware that can operate effectively anywhere a rig can power a blowout preventer (BOP). Full Article

UpFront: Energy Revolution Here to Stay

Editor in Chief Sarah A. Webster


As a nation, we’ve already crossed the threshold and entered a new era of energy production. Consider: the US Energy Information Administration estimates that the US will be the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2013, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia.  Full Article

Big Investments in Oil & Gas

Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff


The oil and gas industry is set for another year of record investment. According to recent analysis and report from IHS Global Inc. (Washington, D.C.), the recent surge in oil and gas transportation and storage infrastructure is not a short-lived phenomenon. Full Article

ABB Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014



ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has been awarded the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014 in recognition of its efforts to drive innovation, renewable energy and energy efficiency. "It is a great honor to have won the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014,” said ABB Chief Executive Officer, Ulrich Spiesshofer. Full Article

In this ‘Oil Patch’ They Speak with a Burr and Not a Drawl

Edited by Senior Editor James D. Sawyer from information provided by Hurco Companies Inc.


Scotland has a robust contract manufacturing community that serves the oil & gas industry in the North Sea—and beyond. Full Article

Tooling Up for Fluid-End Machining

Don Halas, Threading and Grooving Product Manager, and Scott Turner, Drilling Product Manager, Seco Tools


  Demand for fluid ends is rising because of increased drilling and the component’s short lifespan.    Full Article

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