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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...
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...
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Parsley Energy : Keeping Austin Weird 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 industry is...
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...
Tom Pyle
Tom Pyle and IER: Punching Above Their Weight for Energy When a person hears the term “think tank,” the mind naturally turns to politically-oriented entities like the Brookings Institute, the Cato Institute, Harvard University’s Kennedy Center and the Hoover Institute at Stanford. Those institutions and many others formulate policy positions...
We have operations in 27 states, we have close to 10,000 miles of pipe. In terms of storage capacity, we have approximately 74 million barrels of storage capacity Brad Barron became the CEO of NuStar in January of 2014, where he had previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President...
Moda Midstream: Navigating the Sea Change in American Energy Security
When, in December 2015, then-President Barack Obama affixed his signature to one of the many omnibus spending bills that congress has sent to various presidents over the last 15 years or so, few could have predicted the massive paradigm shift the act would have on America’s oil and natural...
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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...
Mike Howard
Mike Howard Knows An Essential Business in the COVID-19 Era 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...