LSU Releases List of the 100 Fastest Growing Tiger-led Businesses

Roughly half of the new LSU 100 list of the fastest growing Tiger-led businesses are headquartered in the Baton Rouge area. LSU released its 2015 list today, saying it also features 19 companies new to the LSU 100 and 14 who have been included every year since its inception in 2011. While LSU... More

EH&S Outsource Solution for a Low-Price Environment

SEMPCheck, leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) regulatory compliance solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has expanded its focus to provide Process Safety Management (PSM) solutions to onshore operators. "The higher pressures and temperatures that characterize today's oil patch have increased both the frequency and seriousness of... More

Will PEMEX Embrace SEMS For Mexico’s Offshore O&G Industry?

The recent fire and explosion on the Abkatun-Permanente platform in Campeche Sound in the Gulf of Mexico operated by the national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (known as Pemex) that has taken 4 lives, injured at least 16 others and caused the evacuation of more than 300 offshore workers has... More

Reliability is More Critical Than Ever Before in this New Oil Price Paradigm

The low price environment has forced companies to tighten their belts, become leaner, and focus on core strengths. The need to "do more with less" has become pronounced. Efficiency and reliability are essential strategies to harness during the downturn. Increasingly, new strategies and techniques that augment the efficiency and reliability of... More

The Great Crew Change – I’m Not Dead Yet

For quite a few years we've heard that one of the biggest issues facing the oil industry is "The Big Crew Change" as baby boomers make the transition to retirement. Much of this has been exacerbated by the typical boom and bust cycle which significantly reduced the number of mid-career... More