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The big new concept in Obama’s Keystone XL decision

Posted September 13, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Construction News, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Midstream, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Transportation, Upstream

Though President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline garnered headlines, it was the rationale behind the rejection that may prove historic. Rather than emphasizing particular concerns along Keystone’s route, Obama adopted a more global frame — one that has been an emerging theme of recent climate scholarship and environmental activism.... Read More »

Houston Company to Build Ethylene Storage, Pipeline Projects

Posted September 13, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Midstream, Petrochemical, Transportation

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) has announced two projects centered around the Houston-area's midstream ethylene infrastructure. The first is a modification to one of its existing storage facilities, according to a press release. Enterprise will repurpose a Mont Belvieu, Texas, storage well to be able to draw in... Read More »

OPEC secretary general speaks of market patience

Posted February 14, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, FPSO, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Upstream, Valuation

By Daniel J. Graeber  |  Feb. 14, 2018 at 9:27 AM - UPI News It's a long-term game, the secretary general said in his opening remarks at a conference in Riyadh. Feb. 14 (UPI) -- While pointing to emerging optimism in the energy markets, OPEC's secretary general said Wednesday that any focus on stability... Read More »

Phillips 66, Enbridge partner on Texas pipeline

Posted December 11, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Oil, Onshore, Pipeline, Transportation

Greg Garland, CEO of Phillips 66 Jimmy Moreland/HBJ By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal Dec 11, 2017 Houston-based Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and Canada-based Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) are planning to build a pipeline from the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Gulf Coast. The... Read More »

Austin engineering co. buys Sugar Land structural engineering firm

Posted November 27, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Valuation

Will Schnier is CEO of Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting. By Jan Buchholz – Senior Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal Austin-based Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting continues to grow with the acquisition of MSP Engineering Group PLLC, a structural engineering firm based in Sugar Land. The six-person Sugar... Read More »

AIA Releases New Architect Commissioning Document

Posted November 15, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial

PETER FABRIS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR - Building Design + Construction It will be used with the standard form for owner/consultant contracts.     The American Institute of Architects has released AIA Document C203 – 2017 Standard Form of Consultant’s Services: Commissioning. C203-2017 replaces B211-2007, Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Commissioning. The... Read More »

Tellurian makes $15B deal for engineering and construction of flagship LNG project

Posted November 13, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Midstream, Natural Gas, Oil, Pipeline

By Joshua Mann Houston Business Journal Nov 13, 2017 Houston-based Tellurian Inc. (Nasdaq: TELL) has awarded Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals Inc. — the Houston-based subsidiary of California-based Bechtel Corp. — a collection of four engineering, procurement and construction agreements for its flagship liquefied natural gas terminal near Lake Charles,... Read More »

Texas Seeks $61B in Fed. Funding to ‘Future Proof’ Before Next Great Storm

Posted November 10, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Transportation, Valuation

ENR Texas & Louisiana 2017-11-09 Associated Press COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas is lobbying the federal government for $61 billion for infrastructure improvements after Hurricane Harvey's destruction, arguing that the staggering amount is necessary to "future proof" before the next great storm.Whether Congress will oblige is anyone's guess. The... Read More »

Technology is Making Construction Safer: Here’s How

Posted November 7, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Uncategorized

Posted September 27, 2017 by Fat Finger & filed under Technology news. Technology is constantly improving our lives including making construction safer. People working at construction sites are exposed to a variety of risks. This includes the risk of electrocution due to bad wiring, the risk of slips and falls,... Read More »

Operators sign up for Mexico’s round 2.4 bidding process

Posted November 6, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Offshore, Oil, Upstream

10/31/2017 Offshore Magazine, Offshore Staff MEXICO CITY – Twenty-five companies have asked the National Hydrocarbons Commission of Mexico (CNH) to sign up for the 4th invitation of the 2nd Round Bidding process and the PEMEX farmout for the Maximino-Nobilis deepwater block. The bid day will be Jan. 31, 2018. Round... Read More »