Andrew Lefkowitz, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of biotech startup Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® for the East Central region. The social responsibility-focused Cleveland leader joined finalists from Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Winners were unveiled at a special black-tie gala in Cincinnati on June 13.
The oil technology firm whose unique methods to substantially increase oil well performance continue to gain industry notice, is opening a new headquarters and lab in the Houston area, and has recruited another top industry executive to drive technology for the rapidly growing company.
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ (Locus Bio-Energy), the biotech company whose AssurEOR line of biochemical treatments for oil wells has substantially improved production in the Appalachian and Permian Basins, received the New Technology Development of the Year Award in the 2019 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards. The announcement was made at the Northeast region’s finalist gala in Pittsburgh.
Jon Rogers, a highly respected global oilfield executive who served in senior roles at BP and Clariant, has been named CEO of Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ (Locus Bio-Energy), a disruptive technology company whose unique bio-chemical based production and drilling fluid chemistries are increasing oil production and safety, and attracting top industry talent.
The oil industry is placing high priority on recognizing innovative technologies that address two of its biggest challenges—safety and the decline curve—and Locus Bio-Energy Solutions’ AssurEOR treatment program has been highlighted as a solution. The customized products show impressive results in improving production and safety, leading to features in national industry publications, finalist placement in the World Oil Awards and presentations at national conferences.
Finalists for the 2018 World Oil Awards have been announced, and Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, LLC’s (Locus Bio-Energy) AssurEOR product line was chosen for its advancements in the production chemicals category. The prestigious awards, developed by World Oil and Gulf Energy Information, honor leading innovations in upstream oil applications that are positively impacting the industry. The winners will be announced at a black-tie gala in Houston on October 11.
A new non-toxic, customized approach to paraffin dispersal is showing unprecedented results in cleaning flow lines and rods, while also increasing well production—leading to expansion into additional basins. AssurEOR FLOW, an environmentally-safe biochemical treatment, is the first paraffin dispersal product that is tailored to the specific characteristics of individual wells and increases production.
SOLON, Ohio (June 5, 2018) Developing non-toxic technologies for upstream applications continues to intensify, but there’s been little success to date until recent advancements from Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™. The intellectual-property-based fermentation company, which is known throughout the industry for its local production of fresh, non-toxic and customized treatments, recently announced the opening of a new facility in Midland, Texas, to expand its unique product offerings. Based at the center of one of the highest activity level basins in the world, the company’s new location will offer fresh, personalized treatment programs based on by-products of non-GMO, non-bacterial microorganisms for paraffin dispersal and enhanced oil recovery.