ABARTA Energy Invests in Energy Futures

For some people, the word “futures” may evoke images of stock market pits crowded with traders gesturing, scribbling on notepads and yelling numbers related to pork bellies, orange juice and other global commodities.  But the energy “futures” that ABARTA Energy is investing in are far closer to home – they involve our local communities, schools, children and our industry. 

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Tracey Mulert
Help for Battered Women

In the spirit of giving, Pittsburgh Senior Operations Analyst, Terri Moore found a way for ABARTA Energy to help members of our local community.  With an abundance of outdated cell phones and unused mini-laptops on hand, Terri contacted the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh to ask if they could make use of our cast offs.  The response was a resounding, “Yes!” 

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Tracey Mulert
May 2014 - Tom M. Bartos Rings NYSE Bell

May 2014 - Tom Bartos, CFO of ABARTA Energy, has been serving on the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) Board of Governors for seven years and as a member was invited to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as a kick off at their Oil & Gas Investments Symposium (OGIS) Monday, April 7th in New York.  This is not the first time Tom has been given this honor, but it was every bit as thrilling the second time around.

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Walter Matuszak
April 8, 2014 - Local Marcellus Drilling Relies on Regional Manufacturing for Steel Pipe

On April 8th, I was one of five ABARTA Energy employees that toured three local factories owned by TMK IPSCO that make the steel tubular products that we use to drill and complete our wells. Manufacturing processes used to make the pipe include those that are icons for Pittsburgh and the Ohio Valley: melting, casting, forming, and cutting of steel. Dan Allen and Doug Dye, representing Miller Supply, and Tony Cargo, representing TMK IPSCO, hosted the tour. After meeting in Robinson Township for breakfast, we drove to the three different facilities in Ambridge and Koppel, Pennsylvania and Brookfield, Ohio (see map below highlighting locations) to watch production and 

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Walter Matuszak