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Updated December 14th, 2018 With improvements in technology driving down the break-even cost for the production of oil in the rich shale plays of West Texas, the Permian Basin has become more attractive to exploration and production (E&P) companies over the past few years. Since the beginning of 2016, oil...
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 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,...
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“We Believe in Long-Term Careers.” It is an increasingly rare thing indeed to come across anyone in America today who has spent an entire career working for a single corporate entity. The advent of constantly-advancing technologies and our increasingly mobile and restless society has by and large ended the American...
SHALE Mag Featured Nov Dec 2018 STEER Article
As you might have all read in industry news, the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable has seen a change in leadership. After 6 years, Omar Garcia, STEER’s founding President and CEO, accepted an offer as the Port of Corpus Christi’s Chief External Affairs Officer. While we are sad...
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...
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...