Tommy NUSZ
Tommy Nusz The Planner Tommy Nusz, Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Petroleum, one of the most active producing companies in the Bakken Shale play, is talking about how his employees are trained to carefully go about their business in the often-subzero temperatures in North Dakota and Montana. “Our guys are...
Congressman Michael Cloud
The nature of bottlenecks is that the resolution of one generally results in others developing further downstream. We see this in automobile traffic, where the clearing up of an accident or the adding of new lanes of one stretch of freeway ends up creating another bottleneck down the road. We...
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...
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Meet Shana Robinson: Chief Growth Officer at Baptist Health System As the Chief Growth Officer at Baptist Health System in San Antonio, Shana Robinson is working each day to share with individuals and employers those innovations to improve the ease of receiving care and lower the overall cost. Robinson, along...
Wayne Christian Tx Railroad Commisioner
Wayne Christian TX Railroad Commissioner The Railroad Commission of Texas: A Century of Leadership in Oil and Gas Regulation In many ways, the story of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is the story of the last century of America’s oil and gas industry. In part, that’s because 2017 marks the...
Ryan Zinke
Ryan Zinke Discusses Challenges During His Time as Secretary of the Interior Zinke's Experience in Washington, D.C Ryan Zinke, the former Commander in the U.S. Navy SEALs who served as Secretary of the Interior throughout 2017 and 2018, is quite happy about being out of Washington, D.C. He made that clear...
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The history of the oil and natural gas industry in North America is in many ways intertwined with the history of the railroad, which in the mid-19th century became the main means of transcontinental transportation for Americans and Canadians. As these great railroad systems were constructed across the continent, the...
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...
Shale cover, Mike Sommers
Amidst the ever-evolving landscape of energy production and environmental responsibility, one figure stands at the forefront: Mike Sommers, President of the American Petroleum Institute (API). In an exclusive interview, Sommers unveils API’s strategic initiatives, navigating the delicate balance between industry interests and societal concerns.  Join us as we delve into...
Jason Modglin
Jason Modglin Jumping Into Leadership at the Toughest Possible Time2020 has been a tough year for the oil and gas business. Most agree that it is the worst climate for the industry since at least the bust of the mid-1980s, and possibly the worst since the 1930s, once all...