Entries in Category ‘Oil and Gas’

How a local engineering company is using its entrepreneurial spirit to meet client needs

Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture), a privately owned process engineering firm, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA is taking a unique approach to its business model – entrepreneurship. Venture provides consulting engineering services to various industrial markets including: chemical, oil & natural gas, waste-to-energy, power, metals, pulp & paper, and general manufacturing. Venture works for […]

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Recent Media Coverage!

Over the past 10 days, Venture’s name and some of its staff appeared in the news. Venture appeared in this article published August 25, 2015 via CTO Bill Slatosky Sr. The EPA announced two proposals for lowering the emissions threshold by nearly 30 percent for new and existing landfills collecting and controlling landfill gas. Mr. Slatosky provides […]

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Custom-Engineered Wellhead Equipment Reduces NGLs to Meet Pipeline Quality Requirements

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Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. was contracted to design, fabricate and commission custom-engineered wellhead equipment for gas processing. The client, a natural gas production company with major operations in the Marcellus shale, has a gas gathering system producing gas that will not meet pipeline quality requirements. The gas is slightly higher than the 1110 BTU […]

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Liquids Rich Gas Challenges

It is fairly common knowledge that America has seen a sharp rise in the amount of natural gas production over the past decade. A large portion of this production has come from the large Marcellus shale formation. When gas is abundant, as it is in the United States, producers face a stern challenge of obtaining […]

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Support For The Marcellus and Utica Shale Development

Venture Engineering & Construction can service the Marcellus/Utica Oil & Gas industry in a multitude of ways. First, we can support core engineering needs. Venture is a multi-disciplinary engineering and design firm, staffing engineers and designers in the following disciplines: Process/Chemical Civil/Structural Electrical Mechanical/Piping Environmental Automation/Instrumentation Construction Management/Project Management 2D & 3D CAD Design/Smart P&ID […]

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Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. – Changing the game for OEM’s

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Many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) offer their products much like a retailer. Someone in their organization designs the equipment, and then it is listed in a catalog for customers to browse. There is little to no personal touch. The customer support before purchase, during, and after installation is very limited. Customer service is a lengthy […]

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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

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LNG or Liquefied Natural Gas is natural gas that has been converted from a vapor form, to a liquid form. The primary reason for this is to simplify transportation and storage. In order to transport or store natural gas, it is costly due to its volume in a gaseous state. LNG is compressed to 1/600 […]

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Abundance of Natural Gas resources puts America in strong position

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The United States of America has an abundance of Natural Gas resources. Industry advancements in hydraulic fracturing techniques have led to an increase in recoverable Shale Gas resources domestically. These resources put America in a position to have strong economic growth for years to come. Thousands of jobs are created around the Natural Gas market, […]

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What is Glycol Dehydration?

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Glycol Dehydration is a process in which a liquid desiccant system removes water from Natural gas and Liquid Natural Gas. Natural Gas and LNG often contains a high amount of water, or is completely saturated. This water causes problems downstream to equipment. First, it can freeze at low temperatures inside of process equipment and pipes. […]

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Quad O Compliance

Does your facility have a storage tank? Are you familiar with Quad O? Venture can assist you with becoming Quad O compliant quickly and easily. And if your site contains “Group 2” storage tanks, you must act quickly. Your cutoff date is April 15, 2014 The Quad O legislation – 40 CRF 60 Subpart OOOO […]

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