One of the biggest catastrophes the world faces today is the climate crisis. Weather extremes, rising sea levels, and economic disruption are all effects of climate change on humanity – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Although the damage has already been done, the climate emergency is...
A small, largely overlooked country in South America has become the center of the world’s oil future, offering low-carbon and low-cost oil production with the potential for an output of 1 million bpd. Guyana, which borders Brazil, Venezuela, and Suriname could be the world’s next big oil power, as...
In one corner, we have the Whitehouse continuing to vilify oil and gas and praise “green new deal” initiatives. Among these is a push for increased investment in companies and funds which prioritize Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). In the other corner, we have Texas Governor Abbott’s legislative response to...
Human Resources
The amount of HR support an organization’s workforce receives is defined as HR cost per employee. By determining this cost, companies can evaluate whether spending should increase, decrease, or shift towards investing in additional HR resources.  According to the Gartner HR Budget and Efficiency Benchmark Report, the average HR cost per...
As pressure to curb carbon emissions mounts ever higher, oil and gas companies are looking at ways to reduce their CO2 output. The long-practiced technique of gas flaring is no longer acceptable in countries looking to dramatically reduce their impact on the environment, meaning that oil firms are rapidly...
This week, in a huge turn of events, the United Kingdom said it would be lifting its ban on fracking for shale gas to improve its energy security by increasing production, as Europe faces a major energy crisis. But, for many, this move is a giant step backward in...
There is one city in the U.S. that’s well known for its cinematography, its food scene, its tech giants, and its tourism, but not so much, for its oil, which is hidden behind false façades and artistic towers. Los Angeles has been hiding a dirty secret for decades, away...
Employees working in the oil and gas industry are susceptible to many health risks and occupational hazards. The US Department of Labor reports that risks to oil and gas employees include exposure to hazardous chemicals, fatigue due to long shifts, and workplaces polluted with excessive noise. These employees are...
G7 agrees to Russian oil price cap, Putin shuts down Nord Stream, again, China locks down, again, widespread demand destruction, OPEC production cuts, unsustainable energy inflation across Europe, war in Ukraine, public sentiment, ESG visibility— In a period defined by global uncertainty still coming out of a global pandemic and...
The U.S. has directed huge investments toward solar and wind power projects in a bid to rapidly develop its renewable energy industry. But this is not the only green potential America is setting its sights on, with a surge in interest in geothermal power over the last few years....