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Oil Prices Slip After API Reports Surprise Crude Inventory Build

The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a surprise build of 1.758 million barrels of United States crude oil inventories for the week ending April 6, after analysts had anticipated a draw in crude oil inventories of 189,000 barrels. Last week, the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported surprise draw of 3.28 million barrels of crude oil. The API reported …


Bashaw Oil Corp sour well applications denied

CALGARY, Alberta, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bashaw Oil Corp. (Bashaw) will not be allowed to drill three critical sour oil wells two kilometres east of Rocky Rapids after the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) denied the company’s applications due to public safety concerns. In December, the AER held a hearing in Drayton Valley to hear Bashaw and parties [Read More…]

Source: BOE Report

Will PET bottles change tastes of Japan’s aluminum can collectors?

The beverage sector has long favored aluminum cans for being lighter, stronger and more easily recyclable than the alternatives, despite being up to three times more expensive than steel and twice more than PET.

But the economics of the sector are changing, and soda producers such as Coca Cola are increasingly packaging their beverages in PET bottles.

The low carbon …

Source: Platts – The Barrel Blog News Feed

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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