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The Desk and Derrick Club of Midland hosted its 67th annual Industry Appreciation Dinner on Friday, April 12, 2018, at the Richland Hills Golf Club in Midland, Texas. The dinner hosted club members, industry members and friends to celebrate the organization and the industry it supports. Featured as the...
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Bakken Shale – North Dakota/Montana Rising oil prices and rapidly advancing hydraulic fracturing and drilling technologies are leading to increased interest in the Bakken region once again. A good example of this growing trend came in late April when Hess Corp. announced it would be ramping up its drilling program...
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The South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER) and the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) teamed up to share oil and gas information with San Antonians at the 2018 King William Fair in the King William Historic District. On Saturday, April 28, the organizations handed out sunblock, fans,...
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Members of the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) are working to help keep the roads of Karnes and DeWitt counties clean. STEER members ConocoPhillips, EOG Resources, Marathon Oil and Pioneer Natural Resources have partnered on an initiative to remove trash from state highways and county roads throughout Karnes...
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In its Short-Term Energy Outlook for March, The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced that the domestic oil and gas industry in the United States had set a new record for overall natural gas production during 2017, and would set another new record in the same category this year. This...
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Moving product can be a difficult feat. Large, long or awkward loads can present further challenges for companies. For many reasons, the safety and efficiency of transporting products should be of major concern for companies in a variety of industries. I had the pleasure of learning about a company...
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Anyone who lives and works in Louisiana is in Louisiana oil and natural gas. Someone close by, a relative or friend in any of the 64 parishes in the state, earns a living or enjoys retirement because of the opportunities offered by the industry. Decade after decade, billions in...
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was negotiated in the early 1990s and came into effect on Jan. 1, 1994. NAFTA created one of the world’s largest and most successful free-trade zones in the world, broadly reducing or eliminating tariffs, duties and other restrictions on cross-border trade and...
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In November 2017, the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) opened its membership to men. WEN determined that allowing men to join the organization would not conflict with its mission of promoting, supporting and advocating for women in the energy industry. In fact, WEN hopes to encourage men who believe in...
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San Antonio Pipeliners Association (SAPA) and Women's Energy Network (WEN) South Texas hosted an April luncheon to discuss "Pipeline Permitting in a Post Dakota Access Climate" on April 17 in San Antonio. Featured speakers included Partners Alan Glen and Brook Wahlberg and Associate Sarah Wells of Nossaman LLP. SHALE...