Running on Empty
Aura MD Body Provides 360-Degree Approach to Boost Health and Wellness The oil and gas industry is demanding and professionals are working in a fast-paced setting far beyond the hours of nine to five. With this type of work environment, along with the networking and business meetings that take place...
War on Coal
First, they came for the coal industry, and I did not speak out — Because I was not in the coal industry. The battle over carbon will play a significant role in the long-term development of the tight oil plays in the United States. There is yet another push for...
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The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) hosted the sixth annual Eagle Ford Excellence Awards. Energy Waste, Cheniere Energy, Resirkulere, CPS Energy, EcoVapor Recovery Systems, OmniTRAX, CASA of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen Counties, and the George West Education Foundation were the recipients of the 2018 Eagle Ford...
shale revolution
Most of the time it is difficult, if not impossible, to recognize that a major sea change is taking place — especially when it is just getting started. The Barnett Shale seemed to burst on the scene around the 2004-2005 timeframe as an instant success. Like most every overnight...
Movies
Film is a powerful medium. From a policy perspective, few other forms of communication can so rapidly change public sentiment. This is particularly true of feature films. Although documentaries are certainly important — and this year they have seen a resurgence that includes “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and...
Resolutions
Anyone can make a New Year’s resolution. How many of us can actually keep one though? Food for thought — maybe we should resolve ourselves to make minor changes over time instead of a couple drastic maneuvers on Jan. 1. Maybe if we resolve to make a few small changes...
Crude Oil Port CC
The Port of Corpus Christi Authority reached several milestones in the development of the crude oil export terminal on currently planned for Harbor Island, Texas. Corpus Christi-based Lone Star Ports, LLC (Lone Star Ports) will lead the development of the Terminal, the first U.S. onshore export terminal servicing fully-laden Very...
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Happy 2019! The shale revolution, marked by the harmonic convergence of horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing and an endless supply of oil and natural gas naturally present in the United States, has not only demonstrated incredible staying power, but it has also ushered in nothing short of a geopolitical realignment...
Redfish Roundup Jan Feb 2019
On Oct. 27, 2018, ConocoPhillips hosted the Eagle Ford Relay for Life Committee’s Fourth Annual Redfish Round-Up to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and cancer patients in our surrounding area. The 2018 event featured 42 teams, 21 event sponsors and a raffle prize. This year’s event raised...
Water Drop
This January, as many Texans recover from the holidays and gaze into what some folks call winter here, members of the Texas Legislature will gather in Austin to be sworn in for the 86th legislative session. The Texas Legislature is charged with meeting for only 140 days every two...