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Southwest Process Controls to Attend Dug Permian Basin & PBOG Conference and Expo

The team at Southwest Process Controls is pleased to announce that we’ll be attending two trade shows this April: the Permian Basin Oil & Gas Conference and Expo and the Dug Permian Basin.

First – the Dug Permian Basin, held in Fort Worth, Texas is April 3rd through the 5th. This conference explores what tactics are working for West Texas oil producers, servicers, and supply companies. Key content that will be discussed includes driving efficiency in exploration and production, the latest results and projections, resourceful technologies, and fiscal discipline. We will be attending alongside Hy-Lok.

Next, this year’s Permian Basin Oil & Gas (PBOG) Conference and Expo is from Wednesday, April 12th to Thursday, April 13th. Held at the Midland Horseshoe Pavilion in Midland, Texas, this exciting event brings together oil and gas industry leaders from across the country, allowing companies to network, browse the extensive trade show, and view the latest innovations and technologies.

With free attendance for industry professionals, the PBOG Conference and Expo provides an arena for businesses to demonstrate new products and services while attending educational talks and classes. This year’s educational topics will include environmental sustainability, leak detection, business ethics, and hiring and staffing best practices.

At Booth 306, we will again be showcasing our extensive line of Hy-Lok products, which includes high-pressure fittings, ball valves, quick connects, and needle valves. Since 2002, Southwest Process Controls has been an industry-leading supplier of high-quality fluid system control products for the oil and gas, petroleum, and petrochemical industries. In addition to instrumentation valves and fittings, we also carry tubing, gauges, regulators, and filters. Our team members will be on hand at the conference to answer any questions you may have about our product line and discuss options for your next oil and gas project.

In addition to free attendance, conference attendees will also have the chance to enjoy a networking mixer on the first night of the expo, with appetizers, drinks, and live music. We hope to see you there!

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Southwest Process Controls at Trade Shows

Southwest Process Controls is one of the largest suppliers and distributors of fluid system control products — tubing and hoses, pipes and pipe fittings, valves, and more — in the United States.

Headquartered in Houston, TX, the Oil Capital of the World, it is only fitting that many of our products find heavy use in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and refining industries. Particularly well suited to the challenging environments of these industries are Hy-Lok fittings, valves, and connectors, among the highest-quality, cost-effective, and customizable, fluid management products available.

As their sole licensed distributor in the Texas region, our Southwest team will be featuring Hy-Lok products at two upcoming oil and gas trade shows this autumn: the Roseland Oil and Gas — Houston Oil & Gas Expo and the Permian Basin International Oil Show.

Roseland Houston

Roseland Oil and Gas is holding their annual Houston Oil & Gas Expo on Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, located at 1001 Avenida De Las Americas in our hometown of Houston.

At the Houston Oil & Gas Expo, you will find Southwest Process Controls and our Hy-Lok products at booth 403. Stop by to view Hy-Lok’s high-quality fittings, valves, and specialty high-pressure fittings and valves. Among other things, autoCAD drawings and third party test results will be available. Come by and discuss your needs with our team in person!

Permian Basin

Later in the year, from Tuesday, October 18 to Thursday, October 20, Southwest Process Controls will be bringing our Hy-Lok offerings west to Odessa, TX for the Permian Basin International Oil Show. The Show is a non-profit convention held every other year on even-numbered years.

This year, the Permian Basin International Oil Show will occupy all seven buildings of the Ector County Coliseum Complex, as well all available outdoor space. Southwest Process Control will be at Booths D-62 and D-63 in Building D.

Come See Us

Southwest Process Controls will have highly knowledgeable staff on hand at both the Roseland Oil and Gas — Houston Oil & Gas Expo and Permian Basin International Oil Show trade shows for the full duration of each event this year.

Come on by — we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions and show you an impressive range of Hy-Lok products. You are also welcome to contact us at any time.


Join Us for the Offshore Technology Conference

Houston, Texas is the home to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), taking place this year from May 2nd-5th. An annual tradition for over 46 years, OTC is sponsored by some of the industry’s leading organizations, including the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and many others.

Southwest Process Controls will be attending OTC this year at the Hy-Lok booth #1209. The conference will be filled to the brim with the latest products, scientific advances, and some of the industry’s best educational opportunities.

Why Attend? Let Us Count the Ways

April 2016 Blog Image 1OTC offers professionals in the energy industry a wealth of benefits all in one place and within a manageable four-day timeframe. Some of these include the following:

Networking Opportunities — This year, projected attendance is hovering around 90,000 industry professionals from over 120 countries.
Quality — OTC has enlisted the most knowledgeable and experienced organizers to create an unsurpassed technical program.
Convenience — Houston is the energy capital of the world and a hub for international transit. The city has first rate hotels, venues, and public transportation—with 174 nonstop flights coming in every day.
Always Innovative — You can always find something new at OTC–whether it’s groundbreaking technology, new contacts, or in-demand C-Suite speakers.

Spotlight on New Technology Awards

April 2016 Blog Image 2Thirteen innovative technologies have been selected to receive the 2016 Spotlight on New Technology Award. Based on criteria that include originality, broad interest, significant impact, and thorough testing, this year’s award is focused on keeping offshore oil and gas development safe and sustainable.

The presentation will take place at 4:00 pm on May 2nd in the NRG Center Rotunda Lobby. Visit and you will find inventions that include a riser gas handling system, soft rope systems, innovative remote piloting technology, and more.

See You There

We will be representing our full line of fluid system control products at the Hy-Lok booth. These include the industry’s finest fittings, valves, gauges, hoses, and tubing. Join us at OTC to learn more about all of our products and to experience some of the industry’s best networking and educational opportunities. Click here to register today.

Roseland’s South Texas Showdown Coming to Galveston in July

An Oil Show Like No Other

It’s summer, expo season is heating up, and the Roseland Oil and Gas South Texas Showdown is right around the corner.  Roseland is known throughout the industry for showcasing the most advanced oil and gas professionals, and this year’s South Texas Showdown will be no exception.  Taking place at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston on July 1st through 2nd, the expo promises to build on Roseland’s success of combining the newest products and services with unparalleled networking opportunities.

Take Full Advantage of the Texas Oil Boom

The Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale continue to be among the most important sources for domestic oil in the country.  Roseland Oil and Gas is proud to provide a physical venue for professionals throughout the oil and gas industry to increase their exposure and make important connections to their peers in this powerful market.  Tens of thousands of attendees and exhibitors will be there, with an exhibitor list that reads like a Who’s Who of the petroleum industry.  Roseland always provides a complete array of industry-relevant speakers as well.  All of those who attend the South Texas Showdown are exposed to new products and services, a heavy equipment area featuring special, discounted rates, and endless possibilities for creating new leads and contacts.

User-Friendly Directory Available with Roseland Publications

In addition to promoting important trade shows, Roseland also publishes one of the best directories in the oil and gas industry.  Accurate, comprehensive, and user-friendly, the Roseland Oil and Gas Directory allows customers to connect with all types of companies working in both the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale.  Roseland works hard to ascertain the most recent information about the highest quality companies at work in the industry.  The exhibitors in the expo and the directory represent some of the best companies in oil and gas.

An Oilfield Friendly Atmosphere with Many Special Events

Even though the South Texas Showdown provides a wealth of industry opportunities, it certainly isn’t all business.  On the Monday before the event, Roseland is sponsoring the Roseland Golf Tournament at the Moody Garden Golf Course.  This friendly, relaxed competition allows players to network with Galveston locals while benefitting the Texas Wounded Warriors, an organization which provides important support for wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.  Other special events during the expo will include chili cook-offs, crawfish boils, and numerous charitable events.

Hy-Lok and Southwest: A Winning Partnership                                  

Southwest Process Controls will be at the South Texas Showdown with our partners, Hy-Lok USA.  We carry a full line of the finest quality fluid control products, including Hy-Lok Tube Fittings.  Our products are essential for a broad variety of oil and gas applications, including a full line of valves, fittings, gauges, regulators, and others.  Visit us this July in Galveston and find out how our products can benefit your operation.  To find out more about our high value products, please contact us directly.

Gearing up for The New Wave at OTC 2015

Originally founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is one of the most important energy conferences held in the United States.  Scheduled to occur in Houston, Texas from May 4th through 7th, the OTC is well-known throughout the offshore industry as an important source for technical knowledge and networking opportunities.  Since its inception, the OTC has grown to international status.  This year, attendance is estimated to top 90,000 industry professionals from over 120 countries.  The conference creates an unparalleled opportunity for members of the offshore industry to exchange information and ideas about scientific advancement, technical knowledge, and environmental issues.

Showcasing the Latest Technologies

The offshore industry is an area that is full of burgeoning technology, with some of the most efficient and exciting examples being showcased in the OTC.  The conference presents the Spotlight on New Technology Awards for the most innovative products and processes, with 17 new technologies scheduled to receive awards this year.  Businesses large and small are singled out for their groundbreaking technological advances.  For 2015, some of the winning systems include an all-electric intelligent well system, a new multiphase compressor, a total vibration monitor, and many others.

A Host of Special Events

Over the years, the OTC has developed a reputation for hosting a wide variety of special events and activities, and this year is no exception.  Keeping an eye on the future of the industry, the conference will feature a program for young professionals in the offshore field entitled The Next Wave.  This program will explore the new frontiers being drawn in the field by technological innovation, encompassing the opportunities and challenges posed by the current and future business landscape.  Other programs will feature R&D showcases for universities that are exploring the latest offshore technologies.  Events specifically focused on networking will occur as well, some of which include special seminars on gender diversity and opportunities in various international markets.  These are just a few of the many networking and educational opportunities scheduled to take place during the conference.

Cutting Edge Equipment and Professional Contacts

The OTC provides a number of unique features which position it as one of the most important conferences of its kind.  Its technical programs are represented by some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the industry.  The most ground-breaking innovations in the industry are available for view, along with the leaders and suppliers who make them happen.  In addition, the Houston location of the OTC represents one of the most productive energy centers in the world.  The combination of first-class technologies, thought leaders, and location represents a one-of-a-kind opportunity for offshore clients of all different types.

Southwest Will Be There

Representatives from Southwest Process Control will be at the conference with our partners at Hy-Lok.  We will be representing the most efficient and accurate fluid system control products available on the market today.  Please stop by and visit us at the Hy-Lok USA Booth #5001, and learn how our products can help your application run with the greatest efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Advanced Technology & Alternative Energy Highlighted at Upcoming ACT Expo

In May, conference and expo season is in full bloom.  In addition to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) taking place in Houston, the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is happening from May 4th through 7th in Dallas, Texas.  The ACT EXPO represents the largest clean fleet show in North America.  All different weight classes and alternative fuel types are represented here, including renewable fuels, electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural, and propane gases.  This expo provides fleet managers a one-stop shop to make the best decisions about which alternative fuels will work best for them.  A truly diverse array of suppliers allows for some of the most extraordinary educational and networking opportunities available in the industry.

The Industry’s Top Leaders

The ACT EXPO will feature talks from some of the industry’s most important leaders.  For instance, the Women in ACT Summit will highlight the role female leaders are playing in creating the next generation of clean energy and transportation.  A broad range of civic and political leaders will address the topic, including representatives from State and Federal organizations such as the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Federal Highway Administration.  Senior representatives from top private companies will speak as well, including executives from Ford Motor Company, Volvo, Walmart, Ryder, and Penske.

Maintaining Efficiency and Profitability during Volatile Times

Workshops at the ACT EXPO will cover some of the most provocative and important topics addressing the alternative energy industry today.  A forum will be provided to explore advanced technologies that are helping to improve fuel economy for trucking applications, including Class-8 tractor trailers.  A general session will be held with T. Boone Pickens and Gary Thomas addressing the cyclical nature of the energy market and the long-term implications of the volatility it is experiencing today.  Other forums will include explorations into advanced vehicle technologies and how clean fuels will play a vital role in the energy industry’s future.

Following Up on a Banner Year

Last year’s expo was a huge success.  Over 4,000 attendees from six continents experienced the event, which included 250 industry speakers, 75 vehicles for display and test drives/rides, and over 300 news articles in various media outlets.  Dozens of new products and technologies made their debuts at the event as well.  This year promises to be even bigger, with over 200 exhibitors scheduled for the main Expo Hall, a full complement of off-site technical tours, and a full service ACT EXPO mobile app available with fully updated information.

Southwest Process Controls: Advanced Products for Clean Energy

At Southwest, we are proud to offer the highest quality fluid system control products.  We are partnering with Hy-Lok USA to bring a full line of instrumentation products that are vital to the clean energy industry.  Get an Expo Hall Pass and come visit us at  Hy-Lok Booth #119 to learn more about how our products fit into this exciting field.

Roseland Texas Showdown Oil and Gas Expo companies in the oil and gas industry, one of the great learning and networking opportunities is just around the corner.  Roseland’s Texas Showdown Oil and Gas Expo is occurring on August 13th and 14th  at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  Attendees will be able to escape the August heat while learning cutting edge information from some of the most important leaders in the industry.  Roseland’s Texas Showdown is not just a maze of booths, but an invaluable source of potential business partners and great minds who are moving the industry forward.

A whole slew of top quality exhibitors will be in attendance, many of whom are in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale.  A distinguished variety of speakers will be there as well.  Douglas Coleman, the Vice President of New Ventures at Prism Midstream, will speak addressing the resurgence of gas processing in the Permian Basin.  The role of technology in the field will be addressed by Atanu Basu, the CEO and president of AYATA, in his talk on proprietary big data prescriptive software for oil and gas.  Also covering similar ground will be Alex Warner, the founder and CEO of Pedigree Technologies in Fargo, North Dakota.  Mr. Warner will speak on how technology and automation are affecting overall energy operations.  The importance of the Texas oil and gas market will be explored by Bill Fairhurst, the Vice President of exploration at Eagle Oil & Gas in Dallas.

A number of important government representatives will be attending as well.  U.S. Congressman Roger Williams will be there, addressing the topic of railroad, pipelines, and hazardous materials.  Texas State Senator Dan Patrick and Texas Rail Road Commissioner David Porter will also be keynote speakers.  Ken Becker, the executive director for Sweetwater Economic Development, will be speaking as well.  These speakers cover just a few of the many top industry specialists and government officials who will be sharing their insight and wisdom.

No gathering of this size should be for business, only.  That’s why Roseland’s Texas Showdown will include important members of the sports industry and East Texas charities.  Members of the Texas Rangers will be in attendance, as well as representatives of the Dallas Cowboys.  A very special organization will be represented as well: Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge.  Tiger Creek is the home of over 50 rescued big cats.  They provide rescue and rehabilitation to large felines that have been the victim of abuse, neglect, or displacement.  Tiger Creek offers a large, natural setting to help save tigers and other large cats, and is open to the public for educational opportunities benefitting people of every age and walk of life.

Finally, while you’re here, don’t forget to stop and visit our booth at Southwest Process Controls.  We will be exhibiting with Hylok USA and available to provide information about all of our fluid system control products.  We specialize in products for the oil and gas industry, and have some of the highest quality instruments available in the industry.  Join us at the Roseland Texas Showdown for what will truly be an oil show like no other.