Over the last few years, Kinder Morgan has made a series of acquisitions that today make up Kinder Morgan Treating LP, the company’s treating division. Thanks to these acquisitions, Kinder Morgan Treating is now the largest provider of contract-operated natural gas treating and dew point services in the United States.
North Dakota’s oil production is in full force, and so are the industry’s related vendors and suppliers. Bakken Oil Express (BOE) completed the first phase of its rail hub last October and moved its first train of crude oil last November, making it the first multi-shipper unit train loading operation in North Dakota.
With piling jobs becoming increasingly large and more complicated, Dean Hall, part-owner of Force Pile Driving, says it’s even more crucial today to make sure that the right equipment and people are on each job. “Six years ago, a 12-inch, 40-foot pile was a big pile,” Hall says. “Now, they are getting larger. The average today is a 16-inch, 60-foot pile.
The business of building and operating a gold mine can be complex, filled with potential dangers and setbacks. But with a team like Victoria Gold Corp. has, “It’s a very simple operation,” President and CEO John McConnell explains. “We have a very experienced management team of mine builders and mine operators.”
When you’re a jack-of-all-trades, as the saying goes, you’re a master of none. In the highly competitive world of the oil and gas industry, being anything less than the best at what you do is a recipe for disaster – especially when it comes to manufacturing the parts and equipment used in the field. Without total concentration on doing the best work possible, a manufacturer won’t last long.