Corey Grindal, COO of Cheniere
Meet the Energy Executive Holding the Reins of American LNG Corey Grindal sits behind a modest desk inside a modest office high over the streets of Houston at Cheniere Energy’s downtown headquarters. Flanked, befittingly, by a hard hat and surfaces covered with the day’s work, Cheniere’s down-to-earth Chief Operating Officer sat...
The future of energy is hydrogen
A sleeper pick may win the race for the next generation of green energy. Hydrogen fuel is not new to the green energy race but has largely fallen under the public radar. With hydrogen being the most abundant substance in the universe and having about 2.8X the amount of...
March 13th, 2023 marked the Biden Administration’s final approval of the Willow Project. Mired in controversy, millions sent letters of protest and signed online petitions to fight the approval. And still, it came. Some may criticize this sudden about-face from an administration that has been more in line with...
Sean Strawbridge, AAPA Chairman
The primary mechanism for ports to unify under a common banner is through the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), based strategically in Washington, DC. Advocating for ports in general, while still proudly representing the Port of Corpus Christi, is industry-veteran, Sean Strawbridge. Strawbridge has newly been elected as...
Teague Egan
Lithium King Teague Egan Sitting fittingly in his Tesla Model S outside a massive 11,000 square foot R&D facility, Teague Egan, the magnanimous, energetic, and exuberant leader of explosive energy-technology start-up, EnergyX, sat down to an exclusive interview for our latest issue focusing on renewables. Behind a laid-back style, Teague’s...
The Three Sectors of the US Oil and Gas Industry: Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream An Overview of the US Oil and Gas Industry The oil and gas industry in the United States has traditionally been broken down into three main business sectors: upstream, midstream, and downstream. The upstream sector consists of...
On November 23, 2021, as the price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil hit $78.50 per barrel, U.S. President Joe Biden issued an order to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to release 50 million barrels of oil from America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Concerned about his declining...
Every Revolution Brings Unintended ConsequencesPrior to the dawn of the 21st century, oil and gas drilling in the United States almost always took place in rural areas, out in the countryside and far away from housing developments or other populated areas. As a result, drill sites were most often...
Brian Freed EPIC
A Life of Work and Service “I probably have had the furthest thing from a straight-line path to where I am now that you’ll ever find,” Brian Freed, CEO of EPIC Midstream, told us when we sat down for our interview in September. “I started working when I was 12...
Ben Dell
  It is no secret that the shale oil and gas industry is in the midst of a phase of rapid consolidation, a move that was kicked off by Occidental Oil Co. with its acquisition of big independent producer Anadarko Petroleum in April 2019. Over the past two years, companies...