Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Texas has defied her critics since the first days of the Republic. Few expected the Texian rebels to route the Mexican army and defeat General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto, and few believed that the fledgling country would survive and ultimately join the Union. However, Texas...
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The South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER) announced that Predator Pressure Control, Sun Coast Resources, Alphabet Energy, Aggreko, Falls City Education Foundation, HARC, Port of Corpus Christi and Cheniere Energy are the recipients of the 2016 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards. The awards honor leading companies and organizations working...
STEER Celebrates an Important Milestone
This month marks an important milestone for the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER). In October, we will celebrate our five-year anniversary. So much has changed since the inception of STEER. We have seen prices and rig counts fluctuate. The state of the oil and gas industry in...
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Hopefully, by now you have seen the American Petroleum Institute’s (APIs) Power Past Impossible commercials that have been running for just over a year. Why Power Past Impossible? Because for the natural gas, oil and refining industry where some see impossible as a barrier, we see it as an...
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President Calvin Coolidge famously and accurately once said, “the chief business of the American people is business.” In his provocative book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, Alex Epstein asserts that the oil and gas industry makes every other industry flourish. Since Col. Edwin Drake’s 1859 discovery well in...
The industry can still provide many high paying jobs and play a major role in the Texas and U.S. economy One of the many reasons I find the oil and gas industry so fascinating is the amount of opportunity and the many different facets it has available for jobs...
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When you’re part of America’s oil and natural gas sector, you know the names of many of our industry’s largest players—companies such as Chevron, BP, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Shell, Halliburton and many others. What’s less well known—inside and outside our industry—is that the oil and natural gas sector is supported by...
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The focus of this issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine is on managing resources. For a magazine that covers the oil and gas industry, it is only fitting that our focus would be on managing our natural resources — as in oil and gas. For our friends...
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Texas — the first two images that spring to my mind are cattle and oil wells. Thinking a little deeper, I see wide-open spaces, small country churches, good people, BBQ, Tex-Mex and even football. Yes, these are stereotypes of Texas, but usually, stereotypes don’t become stereotypes unless there is...
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I’m an oil and gas guy. That’s what I’ve been for an entire career, which technically began in June 1979, when I went to work as an accountant for Coastal States Oil and Gas Company at Greenway Plaza in Houston. But my history with the oil and gas industry...
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