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The prestigious American Oil and Gas Reporter’s May edition contains a riveting article written by Zane Rhodes, Newpoint’s own company president

The May edition of The American Oil and Gas Reporter was graced with the inclusion of an article written by Zane Rhodes, Newpoint’s own company president. Since its’ beginning in 1958 the American Oil and Gas Reporter has become known for its’ dedication to communicating to its’ readers the latest technologies that can make all phases of exploration, drilling and production more profitable as well as boasting to being the Official Publication for as many as 29 associations of independent oil and gas producers and operators. Mr. Rhodes’ paper can be located in the May Edition of American Oil and Gas Reporter in the section under Special Report: “Gas Compression Technology” and is entitled “O2 Removal Key to Tower Mine Project”.

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Det Norske Veritas certified Newpoint Gas’ Quality Management System to the ISO 9001-2000 standard

College Station, Texas, USA

Newpoint Gas, LP is pleased to announce that its quality management system (QMS) has been certified to standards set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000, Quality Management Systems-Requirements. ISO is a non-governmental standardization body based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is comprised of the national standards bodies of 157 countries from around the world. The scope of ISO is the standardization of traditional activities, such as agriculture and construction, to various engineering, medical, manufacturing and transport, information and communication processes, as well as good management practices such as the Quality Management Systems Standard 9001. To receive certification, organizations must show evidence of compliance to the requirements of the 9001-2000 Standard through an initial assessment audit, as well as an ongoing series of surveillance audits held periodically over a three year period, at which time a recertification audit is conducted. This series of audits will ensure compliance in process areas such as customer focus, management commitment, planning, training, product realization, design and development, measurement and analysis, and continual improvement. As a result of undergoing the certification process, Newpoint Gas can assure its customers that it has an effective quality management system, which will improve its ability to meet or exceed customers’ expectations in terms of efficiency, quality, and performance in all of the products and services it provides. Newpoint Gas has contracted Det Norske Veritas (DnV) as its ISO certification registrar. The role of the registrar is to conduct the initial assessment audit, as well as the subsequent surveillance audits, and to submit and maintain the registration with the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). ANAB accredits certification bodies for quality management systems, as well as other certification standards.

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Newpoint Gas, LP is pleased to announce that its quality management system (QMS) has been recommended for certification to standards set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000, Quality Management Systems-Requirements

ISO is a non-governmental standardization body based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is comprised of the national standards bodies of 157 countries from around the world. The scope of ISO is the standardization of traditional activities, such as agriculture and construction, to various engineering, medical, manufacturing and transport, information and communication processes, as well as good management practices such as the Quality Management Systems Standard 9001. To receive certification, organizations must show evidence of compliance to the requirements of the 9001-2000 Standard through an initial assessment audit, as well as an ongoing series of surveillance audits held periodically over a three year period, at which time a recertification audit is conducted. This series of audits will ensure compliance in process areas such as customer focus, management commitment, planning, training, product realization, design and development, measurement and analysis, and continual improvement. As a result of undergoing the certification process, Newpoint Gas can assure its customers that it has an effective quality management system, which will improve its ability to meet or exceed customers’ expectations in terms of efficiency, quality, and performance in all of the products and services it provides.Newpoint Gas has contracted Det Norske Veritas (DnV) as its ISO certification registrar. The role of the registrar is to conduct the initial assessment audit, as well as the subsequent surveillance audits, and to submit and maintain the registration with the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). ANAB accredits certification bodies for quality management systems, as well as other certification standards.

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2008 marks the first year of an AAPG Pacific Section and SPE Western Regional joint meeting

This years’ meeting, held March 31 through April 2 2008, marked the first time that the SPE Bakersfield section combined with the Pacific Section of the AAPG for a joint conference. This collaboration opened a full set of topics on interdisciplinary work that will enhance the technical program. The theme for the conference was “Adding Reserves through Collaboration, Innovation, and Technology Transfer”. Newpoint Gas was one of over 35 companies exhibiting at this years’ meeting and drew an attendance of 600 to 800 people.

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As an expansion of their already impressive manufacturing processes, Newpoint announces the addition of Newpoint Manufacturing, LP which will enhance the Group’s assembly and fabrication globally

College Station, Texas, U.S.A.
Newpoint Gas, LP is pleased to announce the addition of Newpoint Manufacturing, LP to its Group of Companies. Newpoint Manufacturing occupies a 134,000 sq ft purpose built facility and is headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Officially opened on 24th March 2008, Newpoint Manufacturing’s first task was to hire and integrate 45 personnel into the Group. Certified with R, U, and S ASME stamps, Newpoint Manufacturing will support and enhance the Group’s fabrication and assembly processes globally.

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While celebrating eight years of movement toward dominating the natural gas treating industry, unsurpassed quality and customer service remain Newpoint’s undeterred focus

Newpoint Gas celebrated its’ 8th anniversary on February 25th 2008. Newpoint’s insistence upon continuing our lasting tradition of customer service has no doubt been a contributing factor to the company’s success. Through innovative engineering technologies, revolutionized business strategies, and optimized manufacturing and delivery, Newpoint has transformed its’ gas treating facilities. We at Newpoint would like to take this opportunity to thank our customer’s as well as our capable staff for making the last eight years amazing. We are enthusiastic as we look ahead to the new years to come.

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Certified SolidWorks professionals, Michael Poteet and Rhett Rathbone awed patrons of SolidWorks World 2008 with their 90 minute presentation

Newpoint’s SolidWorks prowess was on display in full force at SolidWorks World 2008 in San Diego, CA. Certified SolidWorks Professionals Michael Poteet and Rhett Rathbone gave a 90 minute presentation on the topic of dealing with large assemblies, parts library creation and maintenance, and weldment piping. The last of these topics is a new technique in doing pipe modeling developed by Newpoint that is more stable and just as powerful as other options provided by SolidWorks. The presentation was a success, receiving a 4 out of 5 on total attendee satisfaction, along with numerous positive comments. Michael and Rhett were also able to learn new and exciting techniques from the other sessions offered at the conference, further establishing Newpoint as an innovator in the SolidWorks world.

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Over 16,000 attendees and 940 exhibitors contributed to the success of NAPE 2008

Newpoint was just one of 940 exhibitors on hand at this year’s 2008 NAPE convention held on February 7th and 8th in Houston, Texas. Our knowledgeable staff was on hand for the entire duration of the convention to educate many of the almost 16,000 attendees about gas treatment and how Newpoint could be of assistance with our newly manufactured treatment facilities. Our staff spoke with current clients and also met with a multitude of new contacts. We would like to thank all the attendees as well as the exhibitors for making this year’s NAPE convention not only a success for Newpoint but for all who participated.