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Editor's Letter

Russian Venture Fund - A Step in the Right Direction

Pat Davis Szymczak

Russia's leadership this month signaled just how serious it is about diversifying the economy away from commodities. Vladimir Putin's Cabinet pledged to provide seed funding of 15 billion ruble ($560 million) to set up a state venture company to invest in growing new businesses in the high tech sector.

Though...

Main Article

Pumps Work Smarter with a Brain Boost from Lufkin Automation

You can't get more American than Lufkin, Texas, where in 1902 Lufkin Industries opened shop, and from where today the company ships pumps and automation equipment to oil producing regions worldwide.

Cover Story

Head for the River and Don't Forget the Samovar! Oilmen's Day is Coming!

September is coming and the PR departments in oil and gas companies across Russia have started to puzzle over how best to mark the "Day of Oil and Gas Industry Workers".

Pipe Maintenance

High-Quality Smart-Pig Inspection of Dents

In addition to requirements derived from the preceding analytical considerations and regulatory demands mentioned in the OGE July issue, some other aspects have to be considered for the conceptual design of a geometry inspection tool.

Recruitment

Career in Oil and Gas: Trends and Opportunities

This article combines experience and observations of the labor market tendencies, gathered both by recruitment specialists at ANCOR Energy Services. The presented data is based on careful analysis of questionnaires and surveys completed by job applicants upon consulting the company.

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