Newsom Wants to Ban Fracking and Gas-Powered Cars
Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) - Nineteen oil and gas companies came together in 2018 and pledged $100 million to help Permian Basin communities. There is something about getting older — age brings experience, which can often appear to be wisdom. Wisdom can also come from intelligence and education. But, in...
Facing Challenges with Innovation
For the past few years, much discussion has focused on the question of when the market will recover. While some industries are new to the concept of using technology to overcome challenges, the oil and gas industry has utilized this practice since its origins. Today, innovative minds and technology will...
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Happy New Year! It’s 2018 — and it’s almost a miracle that we made it here. Let’s face it; 2017 was a year like no other in recent history. Donald Trump promised to bring disruption to the establishment modus operandi that has prevailed in Washington, D.C., for decades. If...
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This issue of SHALE highlights company and industry culture, but there is a developing national culture in the U.S. regarding the energy industry, and oil and gas in particular, that should give us pause. At a time when the domestic oil and gas industry is discovering, developing and producing...
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In November 2017, the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) opened its membership to men. WEN determined that allowing men to join the organization would not conflict with its mission of promoting, supporting and advocating for women in the energy industry. In fact, WEN hopes to encourage men who believe in...
Industrial Electric Gas Boosters Promise Quieter, Cleaner, Hassle-Free Operation in Oil and Gas
In the oil and gas industry, gas boosters are ubiquitous products working hard and with little fanfare behind the scenes to pressurize liquids and gases to several thousand bar (30-50,000 psi) for leak testing of vessels, valves or piping; charging gas-operated actuators; and high-pressure gas transfer, cylinder charging and...