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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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 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 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 Lauren
As the holidays approach, families get to spend some quality time together again between school breaks. This time can be used for many different things, but making quality time a priority is always a good option. Why waste those precious days with your kids plopped in front of a TV...
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...
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...
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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 Apple Pie
My go-to apple pie recipe made with fresh apples! Homemade, flaky crust with juicy apple filling. Makes a delicious pie that goes perfectly with ice cream! Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hour Yield: 8-10 servings . Ingredients • 3 tablespoons sugar • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon • Dash of...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Overcoming Barriers to Digital
Digital transformation. We hear this term used in many different contexts in our day to day conversations. Regardless of when or how it is used, one thing is clear, digital transformation could be the key to ensuring an organization’s survival over the next several years. During the recent Enaxis...