Dallas SWE Featured
The Dallas Society of Women Engineers’ 12th Design Your World STEM Conference for girls was held on November 11, 2017, at Legacy Prep Academy in Plano, Texas. By the numbers, 120 girls (6th through 8th grades), 25 parents and educators, and 128 volunteers made this an educational and fun...
Florida Article
We watched in horror this month as a modern-day Valentine’s Day massacre occurred at a Florida high school in Parkland, Fla. As is always the case in hindsight, many signs that might have prevented this tragedy seem to have been missed. And as always, the news programs display messages...
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Picture a woman driving down the road without a care in the world. She’s secure in the fact that the oil and gas industry will keep her running on a full tank of gas. She’s always been able to rely on this and is imbued with the assumption that...
Beautify Featured
I love the creativity and empowerment that makeup gives women. As I get dressed for the day, I look at my cosmetics in the morning as an arsenal filled with “weapons of mass beautification.” I can be anyone I want to be in 15 minutes. When I think about business...
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Several factors drive the success of America’s oil and gas industry. Today, for instance, technology and innovation are central to our global energy leadership. But ultimately, two extraordinary resources are at the heart of our industry’s strength — our skilled workforce and America’s tremendous natural resources. The future growth and prosperity...
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Bakken Shale – North Dakota/Montana Production continues to increase from the Bakken Shale play, even though the rig count has remained essentially unchanged since July 2017. This increase in production can largely be attributed to the opening of the Dakota Access Pipeline during the third quarter of 2017, which allows...
Tax Plan Featured
Americans are finally getting a glimpse of the economic impact from passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) made a substantial last-minute “manager’s amendment” to the Senate plan, reducing the publicly traded partnerships’ tax cut from 35 percent to 21 percent, which...
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As a part of the community in South Texas, the oil and gas industry strives to be a good neighbor. The management of our natural resources is a top priority. We believe we should all do our part to be good stewards of the environment, contribute positively to the...
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Fashioning a social media policy in today’s climate can be both challenging and exhausting. With national policy being announced by the President via Twitter, social media touches our lives daily. The law, as usual, lags behind technology, putting employers in a precarious position when it comes to the intersection...
Sean Strawbridge Featured
SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine hosted the January/February cover party honoring Sean Strawbridge, CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi, on January 24 at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Guests enjoyed hearing from distinguished speakers, and savoring the tasty appetizers, cocktail beverages...