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  • Juan Jose Suarez Coppel Joining Jacobs Board; Noel Watson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Juan Jose Suarez Coppel Joining Jacobs Board; Noel Watson Comments

    Juan Jose Suarez Coppel, Mexican economist and a former general director of a state-owned petroleum company, has been elected to Jacobs Engineering Group‘s board of directors. Suarez will recuse himself from board actions regarding PEMEX to fulfill obligations under that country’s laws, Jacobs said Friday. He served as PEMEX’s general director between 2009 and 2012 […] More

  • ICF to Help EPA Develop Greenhouse Gas Policy; Don Robinson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF to Help EPA Develop Greenhouse Gas Policy; Don Robinson Comments

    ICF International will work with the Environmental Protection Agency to develop policies and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas, the company announced Thursday. Under the five-year multiple-award contract, the company will provide technical and outreach support for the agency’s Gas STAR, Global Methane Initiative and Natural Gas STAR International programs. “ICF […] More

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    ITT Looks to Grow Australian Mining, Oil Revenues with Acquisition

    ITT Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire Blakers Pump Engineers, the long-time distributor of ITT’s Gould Pumps brand in Australia, for an undisclosed amount. ITT expects the deal to close before the end of the year and to strengthen its presence in the Australian mining, oil and gas industries. “This acquisition will further strengthen our strategy of […] More

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    Oil Industry Subjected to Cyber Attacks

    The oil industry experienced previously undisclosed Aurora-style cyber attacks in 2008 according to an article on the Christian Science Monitor website. Three US-based oil companies, Marathon Oil, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips were informed by the FBI in early 2009 of the attacks on their systems. The attacks attempted to target ‘bid data’ which contains the location, […] More

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