San Antonio Pipeliners Association hosted the Midstream Classic sporting clays tournament June 6 and 7 at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas. The event was kicked off with a networking mixer featuring renowned country music star Gabe Garcia. The event continued with the shooting tournament with trophies...
An Interview for Next Generation of Industry Leaders, PESA
PESA’s Emerging Executives Committee prepares high-performing individuals for their role as the next generation of industry leaders. The Committee develops and carries out their own agenda of events and training seminars, including Leadership Forums, an Executive Leadership Year-Long Program, and the Executive Address Series. PESA recently sat down with...
Trump has started providing lower royalty rates to producers on federal lands who couldn't continue to operate those leases at normal rates.
West Texas has a permanent power problem. According to the Dallas Morning News, the Permian Basin, which produces almost 4 million barrels of oil a day, expanded so quickly that the electricity suppliers who are needed to keep wells running are struggling to keep up. In the article, an oilfield...
Small Business, shale magazine, social impact
Social-Impact: Small Business Brings Savory Serenity to Family Meals, while Creating Work for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Like many small businesses, the zen of slow cooking— which creates gourmet slow cooker spice blends — began as an effort to solve a problem. How does a busy mother of three juggle...
Coastal States
I woke up on July 5 to the realization that the day represented my 40th anniversary in the oil business. On July 5, 1979, I went to work as an accountant for Coastal States Oil & Gas Company after a post-graduation job search that left me with a choice...
Texas 86th Legislative Session, Texas oil & gas
The recently completed 86th legislative session was mostly good news for the Texas oil and gas industry. A state budget was crafted with no new taxes assessed on the industry. Several important bills passed involving produced water and lawful pipeline-construction protests; while our state regulators received adequate budget funding...
The Ingleside Chamber of Commerce hosted their State of Industry lunch at Moda Midstream on May 15. The event featured Jane Gimler, President of the Ingleside Chamber of Commerce, and Iain Vasey, President of the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation. Presentations were made by Moda Midstream, Kiewit Corporation...
Congressman Michael Cloud
The nature of bottlenecks is that the resolution of one generally results in others developing further downstream. We see this in automobile traffic, where the clearing up of an accident or the adding of new lanes of one stretch of freeway ends up creating another bottleneck down the road. We...