Solar-Powered Pumps Increase Oilfield Profitability

October 27th, 2014

New chemical injection pumps provide enhanced solutions to optimize North American unconventional and oil sands production. As the months pass, the evidence is becoming increasingly clear—North America is in the midst of a golden age of oil and natural gas production. Record levels of recovery in U.S. unconventional plays and Canadian oil-sands formations are driving Read More

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LAFF out loud for good sales practice

October 20th, 2014

Dave Brockway writes: This past summer it became obvious that it was time to replace 13 rotting windows in my house. Four companies came out to assess my situation and submit a quote. All the sales representatives knew their products well. All presented me with a final quotation and brochure before leaving. Their estimates ranged Read More

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The Versatility of a Hydraulic Pump

October 13th, 2014

The primary purpose of a hydraulic pump is to pressurize hydraulic fluid in order to operate machinery. This can be anything from farm equipment to aircraft parts. A hydraulic pump can either send fresh fluid through it, known as an open loop system or used fluid which would be known as a closed loop system. Read More

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Hydraulic Institute executive director to retire next year

October 6th, 2014

The Hydraulic Institute’s long-serving executive director Bob Asdal is planning to retire effective 30 June 2015. Asdal has served as HI executive director since 1991. During his term of office, the HI has grown significantly in size, scope and services to members. Expanded membership HI’s membership now includes pump companies worldwide, supported by a relatively Read More

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