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Every entrepreneur I’ve met wants to go faster. Whether that means faster processes, faster content creation or faster sales, people like us are hard-wired to chase momentum. But in my experience, entrepreneurs often overlook their single biggest weapon in increasing the speed of growth: their company’s culture. One of the...
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This issue of SHALE highlights company and industry culture, but there is a developing national culture in the U.S. regarding the energy industry, and oil and gas in particular, that should give us pause. At a time when the domestic oil and gas industry is discovering, developing and producing...
SHALE March April 2017 Featured Doug Suttles Encana
Below, you’ll find the Business our March/April 2017 issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine featuring Doug Suttles. Suttles is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Encana, a leading North American energy producer that is focused on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas,...
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SHALE Magazine teamed up with Alphabet Energy to host a Lunch and Learn event at the Pleasanton Country Club just outside San Antonio on Jan. 27. Guests were treated to a delicious lunch and an informational presentation on energy topics. Following the discussion, guests were given an opportunity to...
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The Food and Drug Administration may not be the first government agency you think about when wondering how the Trump administration will affect your business and daily life, but it shouldn’t be too far down the list. The organization is responsible for the regulation of everything from your pet’s...
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The National Service, Transmission, Exploration & Production Safety (STEPS) Network is a national safety network in the oil and gas industry that is comprised of volunteers from oil and gas companies, service companies, contractors and trade associations that operate within the U.S. It began in 2003 in South Texas,...
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Culture is the driving factor behind why people feel connected — whether it is within a company, an industry group, a recreational club or a nonprofit organization. Although often overlooked, connection is critical to organizational success and essential to unlocking extraordinary performance in employees. Many tech companies are known for...
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PESA’s mission is to promote all that oilfield service, supply and manufacturing companies are doing to lead innovation across the industry. We work to elevate the understanding that these companies are actively developing the tools and technologies to harness our resources more safely, efficiently and with a smaller environmental footprint. Oilfield...
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As the state of Oklahoma once again faces a budget shortfall of about $900 million, lawmakers are looking to find ways to create new revenue, including eyeing potential new taxes on the state’s oil and natural gas industry. Meanwhile, oil and natural gas trade organizations and the State Chamber...
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In Texas, the month of April means the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836. Gen. Sam Houston defeated Gen. Santa Anna in a brief fight on land that is now part of southeastern Harris County, securing Texas’ status as an independent republic. April is also known...