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When entering the global market, some American companies lose an immeasurable edge by overlooking cultural nuances that can halt negotiations or deteriorate international business relationships. Of all the aspects companies take into account when building or merging with an international company, they may overlook an area of critical importance...
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It has been a year now since we all awoke on Nov. 9, 2016, to the reality that, against all odds and all predictions by the polls and political “experts,” Donald J. Trump had somehow defeated Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th President of the United...
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Even in today’s world of extreme weather, security breaches and other reasons that seemingly cause insurance rates to skyrocket, it’s easier than many think to reduce your commercial insurance premium. How, you ask? Make your business marketable to insurance carriers. Brokers aren’t controlling the price of your premium. Think of...
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We had been watching Harvey develop all week. While I was with colleagues at a customer’s office in New Jersey on Aug. 22, my husband sent me a text with the forecast map of a tropical storm that looked like it might cause some trouble. Concerning, but it was...
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Below, you’ll find the Business our November/December 2017 issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine featuring President Donald J. Trump. Read the full issue below and feel free to read any of our previous magazines by going to our Magazine Issues page. https://issuu.com/shalemagazine/docs/shale_novdec17_digital
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Texas and other parts of the U.S. have become key oil and gas producers again. Further, the U.S. is now the second lowest-cost oil producer in the world after Saudi Arabia. This unexpected change of events has occurred because of the shale revolution and the advent of unconventional extraction techniques...
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Hurricane Harvey blew into Texas as a Category 4 storm in late August, and then lingered like no previous storm had ever done before. By the time the beast finally moved on up the coast into Louisiana, it had dumped more than 50 inches of rain on parts of...
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President Calvin Coolidge famously and accurately once said, “the chief business of the American people is business.” In his provocative book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, Alex Epstein asserts that the oil and gas industry makes every other industry flourish. Since Col. Edwin Drake’s 1859 discovery well in...
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Energy gives very little reverence to man-made borders between states and countries. Energy of all types is often produced far distances from where it will finally be used in our homes and businesses. A quick look at energy infrastructure shows just how interconnected energy has made the world. The Women’s...
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What You Need to Know to Enjoy the Season With Your Furry Friends The holidays are here, which means there will be plenty of love, laughter, family gatherings and, of course, food. The festivities include just about everyone — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and the pets who we often...