Understanding & Managing Assets – Used Oil

Many asset managers need a better understanding of how to obtain the maximum value for their used oil—perhaps most importantly—in an environmentally sustainable manner. In their presentation in Scottsdale, Environmental Management Systems personnel shared current and proposed used oil regulatory changes, recycling options for different types of used oils, how to prevent future environmental liability exposure and how changing market trends for crude oil affects used oil pricing.

May 3rd, 2012|REDEPLOYMENT|

Asset Management: How El Paso Does It!

El Paso Corporation is the nation’s leading interstate natural gas pipeline system. More than a quarter of the natural gas consumed in the country each day is transported through our 42,000 mile natural gas pipeline system. El Paso Exploration and Production Company is a leading domestic natural gas producer with a substantial footprint in the emerging shale plays across the United States and international developments in Brazil and Egypt.

May 3rd, 2012|REDEPLOYMENT|

Feature Story: Salvaging Cars, Ships and Trash

While Henry Ford’s assembly lines were becoming famous, by far the most dramatic post-consumer recycling activity at the gigantic Rouge facility near Detroit, were Ford’s disassembly lines designed to take apart junked automobiles. Ford ran the program intermittently between 1930 and World War II.


At the urging of Henry Ford himself, the company initially toyed […]

December 19th, 2011|REDEPLOYMENT|

The CFO and Redeployment: How Investment Recovery Managers Can Add Value to Asset Reusability…and the Bottom Line

It is widely acknowledged that companies achieve the highest returns from surplus assets when they can be reused within the organization, avoiding new capital expenditures. Knowing that redeployment maximizes the ROI of surplus assets—what can the Investment Recovery professional and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) do to help?

July 13th, 2009|REDEPLOYMENT|

From the Basement to the Boardroom: How Corporate Sustainability Can Get a Seat at the Table

Its 8:00 a.m. in the office and time to get started on the day. Around 8:15 you hear a familiar pshhhhhhhhtttttttt sound outside...

July 13th, 2009|REDEPLOYMENT|

Refurbishing Used Equipment: A New Look at the Old Infrastructure

Amid the current discussions about the “New Infrastructure for America” which is to hopefully kick-start our economic recovery, there is a vital and so-far-overlooked question: What are we to do with the OLD infrastructure in order to make way for the new?

June 22nd, 2009|REDEPLOYMENT|

Sustainability and Investment Recovery

Sustainability is an emerging and important aspect of a company’s success. You hear about it everywhere in the media – but what is it? And isn’t it inherent in Investment Recovery? How should IR professionals approach this concept to help get noticed for what they do in this arena – to ensure that they “get a seat at the table”? A key part of succeeding with “sustainability speak” is using the right terms – this is essential to ensure that you’re on the same page as everyone else – yet oftentime

June 22nd, 2009|REDEPLOYMENT|