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Liss Hired to lead New Asset Management Services

Argus Consulting is pleased to announce the recent hire of Dan Liss as Argus’ new Director of Asset Management Services. He is a 30-year veteran of pipeline and fuel storage facility management with extensive experience in corrosion and asset management. Mr. Liss will lead Argus’ west coast operations from our new office located in Phoenix, […]

US Airlines to Handle 1.1 Billion Passengers by 2035

The FAA today released an annual aviation forecast that shows the US’s aviation system will continue to grow over the next two decades with greater numbers of people expected to fly more miles each year. “The improving economy continues to bode well for the health of the US air transportation system,” says FAA Administrator, Michael […]

Liquefied Natural Gas: Exports

America’s Opportunity and Advantage LNG, or liquefied natural gas, is a clear, odorless, noncorrosive, nontoxic liquid that is formed when natural gas is cooled to around -260 F. This shrinks the volume by about 600 times, making the resource easier to store and transport through marine shipments. LNG is not stored under pressure and is […]

The State of American Energy Report

The State of American Energy Report This report highlights how America can choose a future where the oil and natural gas industry continues to contribute to our nation’s economic recovery and job creation; to develop and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to safely discover, extract, refine, and transport oil and natural gas; and to enable the U.S. […]

New Vice President of Operations Announced

Argus Consulting has announced the promotion of Kristin Eder, P.E., REM to Vice President of Operations.  In this newly-created position, Eder will be responsible for the successful execution and scheduling of projects and deliverables, monitoring staff utilization, managing firm technology, maintaining health and safety procedures and establishing company standards. Eder joined Argus in February 2000 […]

Dallas Love Fields – Post-Wright Amendment

In October, the last eight of 20 new gates at Dallas Love Field (DAL) opened for business. To service the new gates, the Dallas Department of Aviation and Southwest Airlines partnered to install an $11.6 million fuel hydrant system. Both projects were carefully timed to coincide with the much-anticipated expiration of the Wright Amendment. Passed […]

Contingency Planning – Tucson International

Over the past decade, the main terminal apron at Tucson International Airport (TUS) was beginning to require heavy maintenance. Cracking pavement was creating debris and the subsequent risk of foreign object damage for aircraft engines. Maintenance personnel at the Arizona airport were consequently spending a lot of time patching the approximately 50-year-old pavement. “It had […]

Oakland International

Oakland International Contends with Wetlands, Endangered Species and Seismic Risk at new Fuel Farm “Building a fuel tank farm isn’t sexy; it just needs to be done,” says Tom McCartin, chairman of Oakland Fuel Facilities Corporation (OFFC) at California’s Oakland International Airport. With 15 carriers uploading an estimated 117 million gallons of jet fuel in […]