Moda Midstream: Navigating the Sea Change in American Energy Security
When, in December 2015, then-President Barack Obama affixed his signature to one of the many omnibus spending bills that congress has sent to various presidents over the last 15 years or so, few could have predicted the massive paradigm shift the act would have on America’s oil and natural...
2021 Midstream Open Golf Tournament
Thank you, San Antonio Pipeliners Association, for hosting the 2021 Midstream Open Golf Tournament and allowing SHALE Magazine and TEAC to participate. The event was held on April 2, 2021, at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort Golf Course in San Antonio, TX as a fundraiser for the STEM Scholarship...
(Thermo) Plastic Fantastic The advantages of non-metallic pipe – and where it could go next
There are 4,023,360 kilometers laid in the United States. Nearly 25,000 kilometers are planned in the Middle East. The world’s longest stretches for around 10,000 kilometers over China and Central Asia. We’re talking about pipelines, and in total, there are enough to wrap around the equator more than eight...
3D CAD
When I was a young Special Forces “Green Beret,” I often wondered what it took to be exceptional in an environment where everyone was deemed great. I’m certain I was not alone in my thinking, and many individuals in today’s workforce may ponder on this very subject in their...
A Primer On Best Practices in Oil and Gas Bankruptcies–Royalty Owners
The more things change, the more they remain the same. Tumultuous events are certainly nothing new for the energy sector. But with recent events, including historically low oil prices, the Coronavirus pandemic, and a new administration scrutinizing oil and gas production, questions inevitably arise with respect to royalty leases:...
Big Chills and Strong Wills
I was born in the Midwest, and most of my extended family still lives there, so I am not unaccustomed to the hazards of winter weather. When we were kids, visiting my grandparents on the Nebraska plains was an adventure. We would almost always encounter icy roads and treacherous...
No Longer Business as Usual? A Mindful Guide for Returning to the Workplace
Leadership has its challenges – there’s no question about it. Add in a pandemic, racial challenges across the United States, shifting public sentiment about energy production and other divisive issues that seem to lurk around every corner and leading employees becomes increasingly difficult. As the country returns to the workplace,...
Esg Finance: An Enterprise-Wide Checklist
In the past decade, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) finance has grown tremendously and is no longer just a passing option for industries looking to redirect capital. While they might not seem to offer obvious opportunities to the petroleum energy market, ESG programs and products are quickly becoming an expectation...
Jonathan’s The Rub Mixer
This event was the Texas Energy Alliance Coalition's first time working with Jonathan's The Rub, and it did not disappoint. The atmosphere was great, the food was amazing and the company was like no other. We want to give a special thank you to the restaurant owners and staff...
Can the Oil Industry Avoid Drilling Itself out of Prosperity For Once?
In case you hadn’t noticed yet, the oil and gas industry in the U.S. has not only recovered from its terrible, COVID-generated bust of 2020, it is actually now in the midst of a modest boom. It is not the leasing, drilling and fracking boom the industry experienced from...