General Machine Products Company Inc. (GMP) celebrates 75 years of manufacturing and engineering excellence as a global provider of a wide range of products for the telecommunications, power utility and cable television industries, and the contractors who serve them.
PolyPipe Inc. recently became the first and only polyethylene pipe manufacturer in the United States to receive the Quality System Certification (QSC) issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Efficiency Production Inc., a leading manufacturer of trench safety equipment, is introducing its newest trench shielding and shoring equipment experts — Professional Shoring & Supply, based in Houston, TX.
Armadrillco Sideload Directional Drillheads feature a totally sealed transmitter compartment; hinged transmitter door; Arma-loc connecting system for securing the door; vertical tabs to counteract thrust and sideloads; the ability to utilize Flat Bits or Aggressive Claw Bit; threaded water hole allows for the use of various nozzle profiles; horizontal tab to counteract thrust and radial forces; Cross Pin Technology holds bits securely in place; 360-degree cushioning protects transmitter; and standard API threads for easy crossover to the drill string.
Featuring a quick-on and quick-off hitch system, the new line of TMX Towable Mini-Excavators units can be hooked behind a standard 1/2-ton pick-up, van or light-duty tow vehicle, saving fuel and hassle.
The Department of Energy published a report from NERA Economic Consulting which concludes unlimited exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) will help the U.S. economy, and the greater the exports, the greater the public good. The DOE automatically approves LNG exports to countries with a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. But it must find that exports to countries without FTAs are in the public interest. The DOE commissioned the report to help it decide whether to approve additional non-FTA exports.
The oil industry is a market full of intangibles, plenty of knee-jerk reactions from investors and a dynamic that often defies logic and clear-cut forecasts. For the U.S., there are several constants that continue to influence the industry. Perhaps the most notable is that the majority of our oil continues to be imported.