Insights

  • A surge in demand for metals could be a surprise driver for oil demand. Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, offers his view on what to watch in the oil and gas markets this week.  Read more in the Rigzone articles here and here....

  • Cheap energy was one of the surprising benefits to Main Street from quantitative easing (QE), but it may not last with increasing sector costs. In a Forbes article written by Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, he discusses how this trend may not continue. Read......

  • Crude oil inventory data could become more bearish soon. Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, shares his opinion on how the Strategic Petroleum Reserve needs to be considered when talking about U.S. crude storage.  Read more in the articles here and here.  ...

  • Oil prices are one of the few levers that can prevent future U.S. dollar appreciation. In a Forbes article written by Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, he discusses his view on how oil prices can help rebalance the system.  Read more in the Forbes......

White Papers

  • From CFO to Field Operator, this Oil Quality Variables document is an incredibly valuable resource. It can be used to communicate and understand the true importance of measuring these properties, and what can go wrong if you don’t. For 18 of the most impactful crude......

  • A guide to equipment selection, design, and common issues. There are hundreds of things that can go wrong when retrieving a petroleum sample for quality testing. Companies should be doing all they can to reduce issues and errors in sample retrieval and sample testing, as......

Webinars

  • Time: Tuesday October 22, 2019 – 10:00 AM (MT), 11:00 AM (CT) Speaker: Dr. Ian Burgess, Validere, CTO   Topic: This webinar will cover virtual analyzers – a significant innovation that is changing how product quality is measured and monitored. Virtual analyzers make it possible to accurately......

  • Time: Tuesday September 24, 2019 – 10:00 AM (MT), 11:00 AM (CT) Speaker: Dr. Ian Burgess, Validere, CTO   Topic: In this webinar, we’ll share ways to identify the source and nature of gas and NGL measurement errors. You’ll learn how to proactively catch errors impacting your......

  • Time: Tuesday June 25, 2019 – 10:00 AM (MT), 11:00 AM (CT) Speaker: Dr. Ian Burgess, Validere, CTO Literacy in data science is becoming a necessity as data-driven decision making increasingly becomes the standard across industries and job functions. This is especially true in oil and......

  • Time: Thursday February 7, 2019 – 10:00 AM (MT), 11:00 AM (CT) Speaker: Dr. Ian Burgess, Validere, CTO Quality requirements across the industry are changing. The number of quality parameters on NYMEX WTI contracts almost doubled as of January. How will these changes affect the industry and how......

  • In this webinar Validere’s CTO, Ian Burgess discusses: How to choose the vapor pressure measurement solution that’s right for your operations How to design the most efficient testing schedule to catch off-spec product before it causes any problems like shut-ins and price discounts How to blend closer to spec limits to......

360 Updates

  • Validere’s 360 platform now has new features live! The Record of Quality (RoQ) tool is an important new feature that helps improve communication and operational efficiency. Please read below to learn more.  Record of Quality (RoQ) Tool Validere 360 is a platform that provides a......

  • Two new features are now live! Read on for more details on Workflow Task Sheets and Field Instrument Serial Numbers. Workflow Task Sheets The purpose of task sheets is to provide a print copy of the tasks that are due within a specified date range.......

  • Notes and attachments are now available on Validere 360! Read on for more details. Field Labs: Notes and Attachments The purpose of the notes and attachments feature is to allow users to attach commentary or files to individual test results. This can help provide useful......

  • Our latest product update coincides with a new product feature release which is now available! By popular request, this edition focuses on the Notifications feature. For more information on other features, please refer to our Knowledge Base or feel free to reach out to us directly at [email protected]

  • We’re pleased to be posting our first Validere 360 product update. Our intention with these updates is to provide information on changes to the platform, and to provide tips that we think will improve the user experience. This edition focuses on changes to the Lab......

Edge Updates

  • Validere’s Edge platform has new features! Please read on to learn more about the customizable Blend Builder and the optimize button. Blend Builder This feature effectively allows users to create a blend model in the Edge portal. The Blend Builder’s goal is to quickly and......

  • Validere’s Edge Platform now has two new features live! Please read on to see details on the multi-component blending tool and the multiple pricing period optionality. Multi-Component Blend Tool The purpose of the multi-component blend tool is to maximize arbitrage potential for our Edge users......

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