For the past 40 years, Schuff Steel has been building some of the largest, most complex projects in the country. Founded in 1976 by David Schuff and son Scott Schuff, Schuff Steel has grown to become the nation’s premier provider of structural steel fabrication and erection services, leveraging a robust in-house design/assist and design/build engineering group to deliver the most cost-effective steel designs.
Schuff Steel’s impressive project resume includes several professional sporting venues such as Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver; University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.; Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz.; Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif.; Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif.; and Marlins Park in Miami, Fla. Schuff Steel also has made significant contributions to the Las Vegas strip, providing structural steel services for notable projects such as The Palazzo Resort and Casino, CityCenter Resort and Casino, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the Paris Hotel and Casino including the impressive half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower.

After a decade, SAExploration has the experience to serve its clients in remote and complex environments. “We offer a wide variety of services, that include project planning, permitting, program design, camp services, survey, drilling, recording, processing and logistics management,” Scott says.
Headquartered in Houston, SAExploration offers vertically integrated seismic data acquisition and logistical support services to national, international oil companies, mining and other industries. “The company started operations as South American Exploration in Lima, Peru, in 2006,” he says. “In 2011, [it] changed [its] name to SAExploration and incorporated in Delaware, U.S.A.”
Over time, it added offices in Bogota, Colombia, in 2008; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; Brisbane, Australia, and Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 2010. SAExploration also established its North American seismic operations with the purchase of Datum Exploration in Calgary, and Northern Exploration Services in Anchorage, Alaska, in 2011.

During the nearly two decades that Bill Reimer worked for Burlington Northern Railroad, he gained the experience necessary to own his own short-line railroad company. Unfortunately, he had the desire but not the financial resources to purchase such a company. It wasn’t for lack of trying.
“I was very busy,” Reimer recalls. “I was working 20 hours a day. I was trying to generate the cash. Ultimately, I realized it was not a good value.”
Instead, Reimer put his expertise to work in another segment of the industry and founded R&R Contracting. “I was very familiar with track construction and repair,” Reimer says. “I also know safety.” Additionally, Reimer understands how to operate railroad equipment and possesses valuable industry insights, he says.
He combined those advantages – together with strong technical and business savvy and experience in strategic planning, business-unit development, project and product management and rail-engineering strategies – and decided to form R&R Contracting.
Simply put, Reimer believed he could provide a better product for a more reasonable price than other rail contracting companies, he says. “I decided to do railroad construction,” Reimer says.

Natural gas production is booming in the United States thanks to hydraulic fracturing of wells, but exploration and production companies need strong midstream partners to get their product to customers. That need was the occasion for the creation of PennTex Midstream Partners LP in January 2014.
PennTex’s management team has a long track record of building and operating successful midstream companies. Through strategic partnerships with exploration and production companies, PennTex links producers to downstream markets for natural gas and its components and ultimately to the industrial, commercial and residential end users. PennTex offers gathering, processing, residue gas transmission and liquids take-away for each of its customers’ specific needs.

The Caribbean has proven to be a fertile ground and ocean for the energy industry, and Paramount Transport and Trading Co. Ltd. has been right there providing the equipment muscle needed to exploit the region’s natural resources. Paramount Transport and Trading Co. Ltd. says it offers a wide range of meticulously inspected and constantly maintained machinery and equipment for the needs of the energy industry, plus for construction, lifting, engineering, cargo handling and heavy haul.
Among the energy industry customers for whom the Paramount Transport and Trading Co. Ltd. has worked on projects are Atlantic LNG Co. of Trinidad and Tobago, EOG Resources, the Petroleum Co. of Trinidad and Tobago, and Shell Trinidad Ltd.

As the company marks its 10th anniversary later this year, Vancouver-based Nevada Copper Corp. has every reason to look forward to the next 10 years, thanks in no small part to its flagship property. With the strength of the Pumpkin Hollow project in Yerington, Nev., Nevada Copper is in a prime position to reap the benefits of the state’s next big copper mine. Although the property has the qualities to be a major economic force in the state all by itself, Nevada Copper says the strengths it brings to the project will be critical to helping the company take advantage of those qualities.
Pumpkin Hollow was discovered by US Steel in 1960, and more than 180,000 meters of drilling had been conducted on the property by US Steel and other mining companies until 2001 to uncover the large copper and magnetite resources contained within. Nevada Copper acquired the site a few years later and since then has been focused on beginning underground mining operations, which it did in 2012. The company says that the mine is expected to be in production by 2019.
The Pumpkin Hollow project is projected to produce up to 274 million pounds of copper per year, according to Nevada Copper’s 2015 integrated feasibility study. Over the anticipated 23-year life of the mine, Nevada Copper expects to produce up to 4.5 billion pounds of copper as well as 512,000 ounces of gold and 15.6 million ounces of silver.

The winning combination of hard work and good people has been key to the growth of Mountain V Oil & Gas Inc., President S. Michael Shaver says. “We all get up early, stay late and everybody looks for opportunities,” he says.
Based in Bridgeport, W.V., Mountain V acquires and develops oil and gas reserves. Shaver and his father, Steve Shaver, founded the company in 1994 after many years in the industry.
“Our intent of going into business was to acquire mature oil and gas assets,” the younger Shaver recalls. “We were fortunate enough to acquire wells close to home, in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.”
When natural gas prices improved in 2002, Linn Energy acquired all of Mountain V’s legacy Pennsylvania assets, he recalls. Four years later, EXCO Resources Inc. purchased its West Virginia legacy assets.

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