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New York City residents worry a lot about that urban air they breathe. Several years ago they started addressing the problem. The NYC Clean Heat program was employed in cleaning up Big Apple air and they’ve done it, thanks to fracing and the pipelines that deliver Marcellus Shale gas...
Recycle Water
The tremendous population growth of the last 50 years and the arid nature of much of the state are major reasons Texans are concerned about water. If Texas is going to continue to be a good place to live, we must have adequate, clean water. A partial solution is recycling...
Tech Transformation
These days, “digital transformation” is an increasingly popular phrase in the business world, and it is challenging organizations to carefully consider how to retool their strategies. Digital transformation doesn’t simply mean to digitize information or move services from manual/analog into a digital format.  Rather, digital transformations are an entirely new...
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Industrial control systems (ICS) are a vital part of the country’s critical infrastructure as they facilitate essential services within energy plants — including oil and gas. Like many other sectors, critical infrastructure is increasing its reliance on smart devices and automation, and this exposes organizations’ infrastructure to new threats...
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The Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) is the national trade association representing 200 companies that provide the services, technology, equipment and expertise necessary to safely and efficiently explore and produce oil and natural gas. Serving as the unified voice for the sector, and advocating for and supporting the sector’s...
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These are exciting times for everyone involved with the Port of Corpus Christi. On September 9, 2017, the Port of Corpus Christi agreed to terms with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a plan to widen and deepen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. This news became the centerpiece...
Cyber Keyboard Grenade
The Department of Homeland Security and FBI recently issued a public warning stating that sophisticated threat actors have been targeting U.S. energy and other critical infrastructure entities since May 2017. The ongoing, multiphase campaign appears to use unwitting third parties to stage the attack, and then pivot to the intended...
RusticTable
Consider a quick and quaint dining experience: farm-style dishes carefully crafted to fit a healthy yet interesting, inviting and intimate experience. The premise is small and seats about 30 people at a time. The atmosphere may feel somewhere in the realm of a market, in and out, so you...
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Below, you’ll find our January/February 2018 issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine featuring the newest CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi, Sean Strawbridge. Read the full issue below and feel free to read any of our previous magazines by going to our Magazine Issues page. https://issuu.com/shalemagazine/docs/shale_janfeb18_digital
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For years, shale development in the Appalachian Basin has been routinely — and erroneously — met with skepticism. Anti-fracing activists and naysayers from national and regional media outlets have, at times, been quick to discount both the Marcellus and Utica shales with headlines like “Shale Boom? What Happened?” “Ohio’s Utica...