Egypt rises O&G

Houston is one of the largest cities that is considered to be the, “Energy Capital of the World”.  Every month there are new companies moving to Houston, or new businesses starting out and they all have one thing in common; they are in the oil and gas industry.  Houston was one of the cities to take a hit when oil per barrel was low, but is also one of the quicker cities recovering. Apex International Energy, one of the newer companies has just announced that…

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Top 10 oil states

Oil is considered to be a huge commodity, and there is so much of it that we call it an oil boom. There are certain areas in the USA that these “Oil towns” are exploding. Let’s take a look and see if your state is listed in the top ten oil producing states. Texas of course makes it to the top of the list as the number one oil producing state with over 30 new field discoveries and they are not slowing down any time…

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Valves in your home

When you are reading an article about valves, you automatically relate the product to a pipeline. Yes, there are many large valves that make up a pipeline, but there are also many small valves that can be found around your house, and possibly on your desk as you read this blog. First, what is a valve? Of course the definition of a valve can be very technical, but in short words, it is a, “A mechanical device that blocks a pipe either partially or completely…

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Keeping your valves in check

Purchasing valves can be a major headache for some. For starters, one must know what kind of valve they are in need of and whether or not it fits their application. The following questions should be asked in order to find the proper valve; –          What is the media? –          What is the temperature? –          What is the pressure? –          Is it an open or closed position? From there, the manufacturer will have a better idea of what the end user is really looking for.…

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