Insights

  • 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......

  • 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....

  • As published in Forbes, read the article here.  Quantitative easing (QE) was a response to the financial crisis. Under this policy the central bank buys government assets, and increasingly any assets, to support the economy. Previously in order to source funding, a government could sell......

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......

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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......

  • 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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