Monthly Archives: December 2017

Saudi Arabia’s New Foreign Policy Is Not Without Risk

Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman is solidifying his position and changes to the foreign policy of Saudi Arabia. His main objective is the forceful consolidation of the Arab camp against Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood. Key decisions of Saudi foreign policy—the military intervention in Yemen, imposition of a blockade on Qatar, and pressure on the Lebanese government—have proven counterproductive. The …

Source: Oilprice.com

At a shareholder meeting this past spring, U.S. Bank announced it would be the first large American bank to completely stop issuing loans for oil and gas pipeline construction projects.<br><br>Yet that triumph — and the bank’s commitment — seems less sure with the news that U.S. Bank has entered into a new $4 billion loan deal with the company building the contentious Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL).

At a shareholder meeting this past spring, U.S. Bank announced it would be the first large American bank to completely stop issuing loans for oil and gas pipeline construction projects.

Yet that triumph — and the bank’s commitment — seems less sure with the news that U.S. Bank has entered into a new $4 billion loan deal with …

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An app-happy world values convenience over infrastructure, and we’re doomed if we don’t reverse that

An app-happy world values convenience over infrastructure, and we’re doomed if we don’t reverse that

An app-happy world values convenience over infrastructure, and we’re doomed if we don’t reverse that

A man must stand on the side of a mountain a very long time with his mouth open before a roast duck flies into it – Chinese (I think) proverb

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USA – Williston, North Dakota: gas compressor technician (millwright) (10145), Operation & Maintenance

Performs activities related to mechanical work on equipment at compressor, pipeline, storage, gathering, and/or gas processing facilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Must have experience with heavy mechanical equipment and some electrical service on natural gas compression.

Ability to inspect engines, compressors and mechanical equipment: diagnose problems and determine extent of necessary repairs

Ability to overhaul, repairs and maintenance of engines, compressors, pumps, turbines and motors.

Detailed awareness of compressor components including: lubrication systems, shut-down systems, loading and unloading valves, pistons, valves and electrical systems.

Knowledge and experience on compression, process and production equipment, as well as electrical systems including panel boards, skid wiring and Altronic panels.

Must have a understanding of equipment repair manuals and electrical schematics.

Ability to monitor and stimulate maximum efficiency and productivity to minimize problems and downtime.

Ability to perform job duties in a safe and efficient manner. Including use of hand tools, power tools and electronic diagnostic equipment.

Must adhere to company policies and procedures.

Drive and ensure maintenance is complete on company vehicles.

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job along with some call outs in work schedule.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

this is an 8/6 schedule

Source: Statoil – Vacant positions

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