COVID-19 Vaccine Policies For Oil and Gas Employers
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 and 2021 has presented numerous challenges for employers attempting to balance employee and customer safety and business operations. With the introduction of three vaccines that could greatly reduce or halt COVID-19 cases, the light at the end of the tunnel seems to be approaching....
THE POLICY GOAL OF ENERGY
The tale is told of my Keffer ancestors moving the family from Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1910 to Lipscomb County in the Texas Panhandle. They gave away all their winter clothing and bedding because they were leaving the frozen North for the sunny South. And then came the “Great...
Biden’s Energy Policy: A Potentially Tragic Consequence of the 2020 Election
Most Americans support the conceptual notion of moving away from fossil fuels toward a society that runs on 100% “clean” energy. Everyone wants to leave a legacy of clean air, clean water and an otherwise idyllic society to the generations that come after us. That impulse seems to be...
Energy Dominance Dumbinance
Joe Biden may have campaigned on eliminating the death penalty, but now as president, he appears to be ushering in the death penalty for reliable, affordable energy. In one fell swoop, Biden may go down as the one who replaced America’s energy dominance with dumbinance. His preferred tool of death:...
Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power
2021 commemorates Equest’s 40th year of providing life-changing achievements for children and adults with special needs through the human-horse connection. Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power will not only pay tribute to the past and present but will look towards the future of Equest. This...
U.S. Shale 2021: Show me the Money
2020 has probably been an annus horribilis for shale oil since the industry first emerged in early 2008. Compared to the previous oil bust in 2015, the main difference in addition to negative WTI prices has been the lack of new capital supporting the sector. As a result, many players,...
MAKING THE GRADE Navigating Academic Challenges in Trying Times
For parents and caregivers striving for children to get a great education, these are challenging times. Continuously weighing the health risks of in-person learning against the balancing act of distance learning is a daunting task. Throw in the likelihood of learning loss from COVID slide and queue the pounding...
$60 Oil is Great, But it Can’t Save Nigeria
If $60 oil can not save you, then you are in bad shape. No, I am not talking about some of the U.S. shale producers, but Nigeria and its struggling oil industry. Depending on who you ask, Nigeria needs prices somewhere between $130 and $140 to balance its fiscal budget....
Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans
Opening in mid-2021, Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans is an icon of the city set along the Mississippi River. Designed by legendary modernist architect Edward Durell Stone (Radio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts), The International House and International Trade Mart was...
National Innovation Day: PG&E Is Partnering in Three New and State-of-the-Art Clean Air Technologies
Feb. 16 is Innovation Day, a chance to recognize new ideas, products and services that are changing the world. For PG&E’s award-winning Gas Operations Research and Development and Innovation team, every day is Innovation Day. This team is driving the development of technologies that could dramatically shift the paradigm on...