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San Antonio boasts one of the top 25 theme parks in America, according to TripAdvisor respondents. Since it opened in 2010, Morgan’s Wonderland has welcomed more than a million guests from all 50 states and 67 other countries. And it’s the only nonprofit in the TripAdvisor ranking. Morgan’s Wonderland recently...
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Back when U.S. history and civics were taught in schools, citizens learned that an important part of preserving freedom in America is the balance and diffusion of power between the three branches of the federal government — the executive, legislative and judicial. Even less understood in our system is...
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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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The WEN National Conference took place in Houston at the Marriott Marquis Houston April 26–28. Bringing together more than 500 participants from across the country and from multiple disciplines in the energy industry, the conference showcased relevant topics focusing on the theme Energy Resilience: Refueling Innovation. Photos courtesy of SHALE
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Colorado’s oil and natural gas regulations have been under assault for years by national environmental activist groups. It started with local oil and gas bans, followed by statewide ballot initiatives, and then anti-industry bills in the state Legislature. The activists have also used litigation to support their campaign, and in...
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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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One of the oil and natural gas industry’s near-term priorities was passage of a U.S. Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution overturning the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) methane venting and flaring rule. The CRA provides a streamlined process for Congress to disapprove of a federal rule adopted in the...
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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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There is a time for planning and a time for action. As the 85th Texas Legislative Session wound down this past month, it took action and passed Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 26 out of both the House and the Senate in a bipartisan effort to highlight Texans’ concerns about...
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When and where does leadership start? It begins in childhood and develops throughout a lifetime. One’s values and belief systems form the behaviors they bring to leadership. Their self-esteem and self-image play a huge role in the confidence they project. Business acumen, critical thinking and experience contribute to their...