Chairman Wayne Christian
In many ways, the story of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is the story of the last century of America’s oil and gas industry. In part, that’s because 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Railroad Commission’s authority to regulate the oil and natural gas industry in the...
Audubon Center Overview
On the south side of San Antonio, you’ll find a 1,200-acre wildlife refuge. Every year, thousands of visitors from across the world flock to Mitchell Lake Audubon Center to catch a glimpse of the 340 species of birds migrating through. American white pelicans, northern cardinals, painted buntings, black-necked stilts,...
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Did you know that a virtual city exists underneath downtown Houston? Head underground and you’ll find a collection of over 7.5 miles of pedestrian tunnels in the core of the west side and center of downtown. The largest collection of underground tunnels without a subway in the United States,...
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In the field of economic development, the new watchword has become “sustainability” in all of its many manifestations. Even so, most mainstream economists — and their attendant economic models — fail to appreciate the bigger picture of what really makes an economy thrive for the long term. In the...
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Recently, Greek yogurt has become an essential household staple. Here’s why: it’s higher in protein, lower in sugar and lower in lactose than traditional yogurts, making it lactose-intolerant friendly and more nutrient-dense. H-E-B Select Ingredients Plain Greek Yogurt has a hefty 23 grams of protein per serving! Greek yogurt...
Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Wildcatters
SHALE Magazine attended the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers’ Houston Wildcatters award reception honoring Cimarex Energy Co. and its President and CEO Thomas E. Jorden on May 15. Attendees enjoyed a buffet dinner and open bar followed by the award ceremony.
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In mid-June, the Trump administration moved closer toward rescinding methane rules imposed during the Obama administration that, on paper, would limit the amount of methane released into the atmosphere from oil and gas operations. Also in mid-June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a two-year ban on the requirement that...
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Take a seat in a crowded coffee shop and try to find a person who is not digitally connected — easier said than done. Today’s consumer is constantly flooded by streams of information that influence behaviors and provide the ability to instantaneously connect and interact with people, brands and...
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In yet another capitulation in a long line of capitulations, a Republican Attorney General has naively recused himself from an inquiry into an investigation of possible administration wrongdoing and enabled the appointment of a special counsel, independent counsel, special prosecutor — all slightly different names and roles, but, in...
SHALE July Aug 2017 Featured
Below, you’ll find the Business our July/August 2017 issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine featuring Wayne Christian, the newest elected Commissioner for the Texas Railroad Commission. Read his inspiring story below and feel free to read any of our previous magazines by going to our Magazine Issues page. https://issuu.com/shalemagazine/docs/shale_julyaug17_digital