Insights

  • Natural gas is cheap, reliable, transportable, and has the ability to replace higher emission fuel sources. Promoted in some jurisdictions and persecuted in others, it’s still taking more of the energy mix in both. Mark Le Dain discusses this topic in a new Forbes article. ......

  • What to watch this week in the oil market: The impetus for an oil price rally could soon be evident. Mark Le Dain advises on potential driving forces. Read more in the Rigzone article here....

  • OPEC announced that some supply will be restored next month, but it’s expected to only have a minor effect on the oil market. Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, comments on the full impact of the OPEC cuts. Read more in the Rigzone articles here......

  • As OPEC targets backwardation, it will reduce shale supply, drive energy deals, and constrain Mexico’s growth. In a Forbes article written by Mark Le Dain, VP of Strategy, he discusses how coordinating the structure of the oil price curve is beneficial for OPEC.  Read more......

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 November 17, 2020 | 9- 10am MT, 10-11am CT Speakers: Dr. Ian Burgess, (CTO) & Harry Brookby (Director, Business Development)   Recent innovations in machine learning & analytics are making it possible for commercial and trading functions to drive significant profit, operational efficiency, and ESG mandates. Join us......

  • Time: Thursday, August 13th, 2020 – 10:00 AM (MT), 11:00 AM (CT) Speaker: Dr. Ian Burgess, Validere, CTO   Overview:  Technology has revolutionized the way to think about monthly balancing, allowing it to transition from a laborious and meticulous task to a streamlined, analytics-powered process. This......

  • 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

  • We have made valuable updates to Validere’s 360 platform this month. Read on to learn more about the new Record of Balance and Record of Volume features, which will assist in an efficient month end period and offer greater flexibility in your reporting process. Record......

  • 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......

Edge Updates

  • Validere Launches EDGE Connect to provide oil and gas buyers and sellers with greater optionality, discoverability and increased profit opportunities.   CALGARY – Tuesday, November 10, 2020 – Validere, a leading data intelligence platform for oil and gas product quality, announced the launch of EDGE......

  • We’re always working on adding even more value for users of the Edge platform. This month, we’re pleased to introduce new capabilities that help drive maximum blend profit and open up additional opportunities for buyers/mid-streamers who want to build optimized blend terminals and sellers who......

  • We have made valuable updates to Validere’s Edge platform this month. Read on to learn more about the Netback Comparison tool, which will assist producers in finding high margin opportunities.  Netback Comparison Sellers on Edge can now easily and frequently find the highest netback for......

  • 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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