Spanning Canada and the United States, North America is home to a plethora of major industry players, including Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's second-largest publicly traded company after Royal Dutch Shell. The region's oil and natural gas industry is focused on developing oil sands, deepwater gulf prospects and increasingly profitable shale deposits stretching across the continent. One of the premier sweet spots for deepwater exploration, the Gulf of Mexico is the largest body of water indenting the U.S. continental coastline, and its subsea developments continue to spark both national and international interest.
Rotating equipment is the general classification of mechanical components that add kinetic energy to a process in order to move material. This can include turbines, pumps, compressors, gearboxes, engines and more. Rotating equipment requires detailed design, testing, installation and maintenance and there are engineers that focus specifically on this machinery throughout the oil and gas industry.