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. Stephanie Sirt Company name: Emerson Automation Solutions Title: Global Senior Director, EPC Business   What does your company or organization do? Emerson provides equipment and solutions to enable customers to automate and optimize processes. What is the primary function of your role? I develop and drive the strategy across EPC partner customer accounts and manage the...
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Shanna Keaveny Company name: Texakoma Operating, L.P. Title: Vice President Industry: Oil & Gas E&P Tell me about your company. Established in 1982, Texakoma remains a family operated company. For the past 36 years, Texakoma has established and grown its oil and gas exploration, operation and production business, while remaining focused...
The oil and gas industry is facing strong competition in attracting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent, with 44% of STEM Millennials and Generation Zs (Gen Z) interested in pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry, compared to 77% in the technology sector, 58% in life...
Activity Ramps up Regarding Regulation of Methane Venting & Flaring
Attention over methane leaks, venting and flaring has undoubtedly increased in recent weeks as a number of actions have taken place at the federal and state levels that have significant longer-term implications. Texas and New Mexico In August, the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) took steps moving it closer to reducing flaring...
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When you first meet Bob Callender his energy and vision are infectious. He is passionate about what he does and with whom he surrounds himself. Looking at his photography, it’s easy to recognize his commitment to excellence and desire to be the best at what he does. Callender credits...
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The world is changing and Texas is changing with it. Social contracts, corporate citizenship and sustainability are common terms in today’s energy boardroom discussions. These are no longer buzzwords; they are principles that help shape the regulatory framework in our State. One readily hears the echo of the social...
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For many Americans, L, N, and G are just three random letters. But these three letters might just stand for three of the most important words in Texas’ energy future: liquefied natural gas. LNG Primer First, a short course on the technology. On land, natural gas, composed primarily of methane, is...
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It’s long been a mission at SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine to promote the good works of area nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations. We have a unique view of the community work done by many of these charitable organizations. Accordingly, it became obvious to us that we have an...
Can hydrogen and renewable natural gas displace shale?
"The project reveals that the environmental movement is a multi-billion dollar industry that has coöpted Americans’ desire for clean air and water into a political juggernaut that leverages government to block access to affordable, reliable energy" In American energy politics today, there is an alleged David vs. Goliath battle underway....
Oil Boom Reaches Sudden End
Oil Boom Reaches Sudden End Concerns over the spread of the coronavirus and its dampening effects on global crude demand combined with the irrational actions of Saudi Arabia and Russia in early March caused crude prices to crater. With analysts like Goldman Sachs, along with the U.S. Energy Information Agency...