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

Photo by: BRIAN SHOFNER 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... 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 form is intended to... 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 Meg Gentle is the president and CEO of Tellurian Inc. Chris Curry, Maria Lysaker   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... 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

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, and the potential for respiratory tract... 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, Deepwater, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Offshore, Oil, Upstream

10/31/2017 Offshore Magazine, Offshore Staff (Courtesy National Hydrocarbons Commission)   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,... Read More »

Five Trends to Watch for Green Construction Technology

Posted November 2, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Solar Energy, Valuation, Wind Energy

By Michael Floyd (CE, Construction Executive) Published On: Thursday, October 26, 2017 9:13 AM     The volume of construction output worldwide is projected to grow by 85 percent by 2030. This puts the global construction industry in a challenging position: it will have to meet increasing demand even as the world faces mounting... Read More »

Puerto Rico Power Grid Rebuild Challenges Corps, Crews

Posted October 30, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Transportation, Valuation

Crews from Whitefish Energy in Montana repair a tower in Puerto Rico - Photo courtesy of Whitefish Energy Article by: Pam Radtke Russell and Luke Abaffy - Houston Business Journal At least 3,000 workers, 62,000 poles, 338 towers and 6,500 miles of wire will be needed to rebuild Puerto Rico’s... Read More »

Schlumberger partners with Canadian E&P co. to buy oil and gas assets for $1B

Posted October 19, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

Schlumberger Ltd. Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard. FILE PHOTO   By Olivia Pulsinelli  –  Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal   Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), which has one of its principal offices in Houston, and Torxen Energy will buy assets in Alberta, Canada, from Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) for about $1 billion. According... Read More »