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Well, here we go again. It’s not hard to see why oil and natural gas prices are inherently volatile. They are among the most important, if not the most important, commodities in the world. As author Alex Epstein says, energy is the industry that powers every other industry –...
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The Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) 2018 annual meeting focused on opportunities for the upstream industry in the current evolving global energy market, with thoughtful discussions ranging from oil price volatility to diversity and the energy sector’s future. Keynote speaker General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) kicked off the...
Tax Reform
The final tax reform law includes important changes set to impact mining and oil & gas companies. Some of these new and altered provisions — outlined at the end of this article — will increase taxes paid by these companies. As the sector evaluates the impact of the most...
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Tommy Nusz The Planner Tommy Nusz, Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Petroleum, one of the most active producing companies in the Bakken Shale play, is talking about how his employees are trained to carefully go about their business in the often-subzero temperatures in North Dakota and Montana. “Our guys are...
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The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) San Antonio held their annual membership meeting on June 28 at Maggiano’s Little Italy. The meeting included announcements regarding recent activity and upcoming plans. The new board was sworn in and guests enjoyed a fascinating healthcare presentation. Photos courtesy of SHALE
Saloon
Discover the History and Charm of Zuehl Saloon, a Texas-Style Event Venue. A Rich History Dating Back to 1872 If you follow the winding back roads alongside the Cibolo Creek, just outside the San Antonio city limits and about one mile south of Interstate 10, you will come across an authentic...
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When you hear someone talk about “Appalachia” what sort of landscape comes to mind? For some, the image of a beautiful, mountainous region of the Eastern United States comes to mind. For most, sadly, the moniker still conjures images of shuttered steel mills, idled manufacturing plants and blight brought...
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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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Dripping Springs Distilling started in a small warehouse on a road that, for the most part, only the town’s locals knew about. Brothers Kevin and Gary Kelleher leased an abandoned church in a small Texas town in the Hill Country. The Story of Dripping Springs Distilling The decision to move into...
Steel Tariffs
When all is considered, there is no doubt about the fact that more jobs will be lost economy-wide than will be gained or saved because of steel and aluminum tariffs and import quotas.