Schools prepare students for the Oil and Gas Industry across the region

We all know the Oil and Gas industry is booming and rising, especially where shale is present. Schools across the region have recently started offering a oil and gas course. The Pittsburgh Technical Institute, for example is giving a course on technical information that most people would find difficult to understand. Where they can “easily make six figures with five years out.” “Here at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute, they’re working for a two-year associates degree in electronics, hoping to land one of the many jobs…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Ball valves

Advantages and Disadvantages of Ball valves We have all heard what a Ball Valve is. A ball valve is a device used to control flow. When you turn the handle it opens the valve and rotates the ball to a point where the hole through the ball is in line with the valve body inlet and outlet. (Hence the name). Once you turn the handle the other way, the ball is rotated so that the hole is perpendicular to the flow openings of the valve…

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Hot Jobs for Oil and Gas Career Minded People

  Hot Jobs for Oil and Gas Career Minded People   NBC channel 9 news;  Colorado reported on an article posted in the Denver Business Journal which listed eight hottest jobs in the oil and gas industry today.  The article read that the oil and gas industry is a booming business in Colorado and many other states throughout the Nation.  Rigzone spoke with almost 200 hiring managers to list the top eight most demanding jobs in our industry.  Engineers such as petroleum, mechanical, reservoir, drilling…

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Fugitive Emissions

Fugitive Emissions To emit a commodity means giving off, to issue, or to release. No one ever thinks about the words emit, emitting or emission. When it comes down to it, emission is everywhere and we don’t even realize it. Industrial activities for oil and gas have to hone in on emissions every day. All sorts of oil and gas companies like valve and pipeline companies have to pay attention to fugitive emissions with everything they offer or have installed.  To break it down further…

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