SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 National Parks
Recent months brought a wave of changes to oil and gas related policy and legislation. From the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Department of the Interior (DOI) to the National Parks, the current administration is taking a good hard look at how to streamline processes to empower oil...
SHALE Wesbite Featured Nov Dec 2018 Keffer
As 2018 draws to a close, let’s do a quick review: the U.S. is now the number-one producer of both oil and natural gas in the world, moving ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia; Texas is the number-one producer of both oil and natural gas in the U.S. (in...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Advancing Tech Blackmon
As I mentioned in our last issue, I’ve been employed in some way, shape or form by the oil and gas industry since my first summer job working as a welder’s helper on a pipeline crew in South Texas in 1976. The minimum wage at the time was something...
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SHALE attended the DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio Aug. 19-21. The conference featured exhibitors from various oil and gas related companies. Featured speakers gave presentations on key topics affecting the energy industry in South Texas across the Eagle Ford Shale play. photos courtesy of shale
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Porter Renewable Energy Subsidies
A growing healthy economy needs cheap and abundant energy to fuel growth. That is why you hear people say they are in favor of an all-of-the-above energy policy. We need all the energy we can get from which ever source we can get it. The market will sort out...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 WEN
Women’s Energy Network (WEN) South Texas and Women Empowered (WE), a professional organization within CPS Energy, hosted THE Making a Difference Through Mentorship luncheon to give guidance and insight into the mentor/mentee opportunities and best practices. The keynote speaker of this event was Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of...
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Bakken Shale – North Dakota/Montana The Bakken is another shale play that is currently experiencing a boost in capital being reallocated out of the Permian Basin. A new report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch finds that year-to-date drilling activity for the Bakken is 20 percent higher than in the...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Conocophillips Golf Tournament
On Oct. 5, ConocoPhillips hosted its Fifth Annual Legacy Golf Tournament at the River Bend Golf Club in Floresville, Texas to raise scholarship funds for Karnes County high school seniors. This year, 60 sponsors and 144 golfers on 36 teams raised $213,000. The fundraiser benefits all Karnes County schools...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 PESA
The Petroleum Equipment and Services Association (PESA) is the national trade association for the oilfield services and equipment sector. PESA’s goal is to elevate critical issues and amplify the voices of stakeholders sector-wide, highlighting the innovation, job creation and energy security provided by the strong value chain of oil...
SHALE Website Featured Nov Dec 2018 Tunstall
This fall finds me teaching Honors College freshmen in an introductory course under the rubric of Energy. Other sections address themes such as Sustainability, Media and even Happiness. The Honors Tutorial I is a required course for all Honors College matriculates. Instructors work with aspiring scholars on how to read,...