http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. People in the industry https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/people-in-the-industry Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has named Mitch Ingram, formerly executive V.P., international and deepwater operations and project management, to the post of executive V.P., international, deepwater and exploration. Shell Brazil invests in solution for inspecting FPSO tanks https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/31/shell-brazil-invests-in-solution-for-inspecting-fpso-tanks Aberdeen-based inspection technology and service provider for the oil and gas industry, Innospection, Shell Brazil and SENAI CIMATEC technology institute in Salvador, Brazil, have recently signed a partnership agreement to develop a robot-based technology for in-service inspection of cargo oil tanks of FPSOs. Petrobras announces start of binding phase for sale of onshore concessions https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/30/petrobras-announces-start-of-binding-phase-for-sale-of-onshore-concessions Petrobras, following up on the disclosures made on 09/22/2017 and 03/02/2018, informs the beginning of the binding phase related to the full sale of its exploration, development and production rights in onshore fields of SergipeTerra 2 Cluster, located in Sergipe state. President Energy provides update on Puesto Flores/Estancia Vieja Concession in Argentina https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/27/president-energy-provides-update-on-puesto-floresestancia-vieja-concession-in-argentina President Energy, the upstream oil and gas company with a diverse portfolio of production and exploration assets focused primarily in Argentina, provides an update in relation to its workover programme at the Puesto Flores/Estancia Vieja Concession (the Concession) in Rio Negro Province, Argentina. Echo Energy reports notable gas column at fourth well of Argentina drilling campaign https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/10/echo-energy-reports-notable-gas-column-at-fourth-well-of-argentina-drilling-campaign Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced the successful completion of drilling of the CSo-2001(d) well in which a notable gas column has been interpreted from the wireline logging suite. Companies in the news https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/news-resources/companies-in-the-news Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025. People in the industry https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/news-resources/people-in-the-industry EnerMech has appointed Salvatore Cutino as regional director for Africa, based in Cape Town, South Africa. Steel tariffs: A campaign promise the oil industry hoped Trump would not keep https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/features/steel-tariffs-a-campaign-promise-the-oil-industry-hoped-trump-would-not-keep On March 1, U.S. President Donald Trump announced 25% tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The EandP industry is telling Congress and the administration that this is a bad idea. The real question is “Why Was Anyone Surprised?” Ecopetrol announces new oil finding at Cundinamarca, Colombia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/6/ecopetrol-announces-new-oil-finding-at-cundinamarca-colombia Ecopetrol reports that Búfalo-1 well confirmed the presence of oil in the Valle Medio del Magdalena, located near the town of Guaduas, Department of Cundinamarca.