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“There are many, many times when we sit around a table and I’m the only one in heels. And it doesn’t go unnoticed. So I always wanted to be very confident of the facts and prepared in what I was going to say, because you don’t want to be...
Allen Gilmer
  “The lady that ran the courthouse was named ‘Peaches’.” - Allen Gilmer “We focused on Texas only, and we covered things we could get from the Railroad Commission. So, that was production data back to 1970. Then there were permits and completions. Permits, we collected daily, because we were located...
By: Bud Bromley, May 4, 2022 with Tomer Tamarkin Dedication This study is dedicated to Pat Boone of Beverly Hills California for his generous encouragement, support, and financial assistance without which this study could not have been conducted; and to Dr. George V. Chilingar, Professor Emeritus, USC, for dedication to proving that...
STEER A New Kind of Trade Organization
No one questions the effectiveness of the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER). No one questions the expertise and energy consistently displayed by STEER President Omar Garcia and the entire STEER staff. No one questions their ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of stakeholders in the Eagle Ford...
Biden’s Energy Policy: A Potentially Tragic Consequence of the 2020 Election
Most Americans support the conceptual notion of moving away from fossil fuels toward a society that runs on 100% “clean” energy. Everyone wants to leave a legacy of clean air, clean water and an otherwise idyllic society to the generations that come after us. That impulse seems to be...
Tracee Bentley - Shale Mag March/April
Tracee Bentley - Partnering in the Permian The Permian Basin is a very big place. A vast expanse encompassing most of West Texas and the Southeastern quadrant of New Mexico, the region is roughly the size of the entire state of Utah. Like Utah, most of the Permian is characterized...
Cover Story Featured Parsley Energy 03.2018
Keeping Austin Weird, the Oil and Gas Way The United States of America’s landscape is dotted with what people past and present have referred to as “oil towns.” However, the premier oil town in the U.S. is, of course, Houston, where a good portion of the domestic oil and gas...
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These are exciting times for everyone involved with the Port of Corpus Christi. On September 9, 2017, the Port of Corpus Christi agreed to terms with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a plan to widen and deepen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. This news became the centerpiece...
Mike Howard Knows His Priorities and Lives Them Every Day
Mike Howard Knows... An Essential Business in the COVID-19 Era. “We are an essential business. Since we are providing low-cost abundant hydrocarbons to our customers, downstream and upstream, we are an essential business. We’re the business that powers every other business. Without hydrocarbons other businesses don’t operate, so we were...
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“We Believe in Long-Term Careers.” It is an increasingly rare thing indeed to come across anyone in America today who has spent an entire career working for a single corporate entity. The advent of constantly-advancing technologies and our increasingly mobile and restless society has by and large ended the American...