Press Release Archives

October, 2017


CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Some 300 PEI members and officers heard firsthand the good news PEI Executive Vice President and General Counsel Rick Long delivered during his State of the Industry within the annual membership meeting.

“On the distributor side, you’re very happy,” Long said.


CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) members elected Oscar W. Larson Co. President Charlie Burns vice president of the organization, effective Jan. 1. The association's board of directors also appointed as treasurer Bill Mascott, president of Mascott Equipment, effective immediately.


CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) members elected Robert J. Peavey president of the organization during its 67th annual convention and trade show in Chicago. Peavey most recently served as PEI vice president. His one-year term will begin Jan. 1, when he will replace current PEI President Craig Hoyer, president of Kubat Equipment and Service Co.


TULSA, Oklahoma, Oct. 3, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Kristen Wright is the new editor in chief of the PEI Journal, the official publication of the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI). Her promotion is effective immediately.

September, 2017


TULSA, Oklahoma, Sept. 26, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Association executive Melinda Whitney will fill the new director of operations role at the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI), effective Oct. 2.


TULSA, Oklahoma, Sept. 25, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Professionals from around the world will be in Chicago on Oct. 19 to hear top fuel experts’ opinions on corrosion, equipment testing and the future of fuels.


TULSA, Oklahoma, Sept. 22, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- If geopolitical cyberterrorists can bring down three Ukrainian electric grids, should the increasingly interconnected fueling industry worry about similar cyberthreats?

It’s a question experts will address during one of several education sessions Oct. 17-20 at the 2017 PEI Convention at the NACS Show at McCormick Place in Chicago.


TULSA, Oklahoma, Sept. 19, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- The PEI Foundation board of governors voted unanimously on Sept. 7 to accept donations until Oct. 19 for PEI member company employees who sustained $1,000 or more in personal losses from hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

August, 2017


TULSA, Oklahoma, Aug. 21, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- Regulators and Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) members may register for a free, one-hour webinar that will explain provisions of PEI/RP900-17. The webinar will be at 10 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Sept. 19.

July, 2017


TULSA, Oklahoma, July 20, 2017/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- The 2017 edition of PEI/RP900: Recommended Practices for the Inspection and Maintenance of UST Systems is available for purchase at The purchase price is $40 for PEI members and $95 for nonmembers.