Publishers Note
Today’s companies recognize the importance of conducting employment background checks. Background checks are an important component of most hiring practices. According to a national survey of HR professionals, 96% of employers conduct at least one type of background screening. Whether organizations seek to verify previous employment and educational credentials, check...

Houston Energy Day

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Over 28,000 people visited Energy Day at Sam Houston Park on Saturday, Oct.19. CEEF and Energy Day provided bus grants to 67 Houston-area school groups and students and teachers from 13 Houston-area school districts enjoyed the fun. The organization gave away nearly $23,000 in awards to more than 200...
The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system implies a supremely customizable and configurable set of commercial and industrial software applications. The system can be used to support the management of any process chain in the midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. The midstream oil and gas sector requires...
Economy After COVID-19
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Allen Gilmer
  “The lady that ran the courthouse was named ‘Peaches’.” - Allen Gilmer “We focused on Texas only, and we covered things we could get from the Railroad Commission. So, that was production data back to 1970. Then there were permits and completions. Permits, we collected daily, because we were located...
SHALE Magazine attended the Women Supporting Women event co-hosted by Women’s Energy Network South Texas and Women Empowered, an internal CPS Energy organization. The event featured a chat with Paula Gold-Williams, CEO of CPS Energy and Felecia Etheridge, Chief Customer Engagement Officer of CPS Energy. A panel followed the...
air pollutants
The EPA came out with an online report titled simply “Our Nation’s Air.” It should make all environmentalists smile. It won’t, of course. Too many of the more extreme members of that group today want issues more than they desire real progress. Yet, the data is undeniable; clean air...
Gift-giving can be rewarding, but it can also be stressful. No one wants to make the faux pa of giving an insensitive, unwanted or lame gift to a friend or loved one. However, trying to find a gift within a budget, sending a positive message, and providing usefulness to...
Looking back on 2019, it is amazing how the headlines in the energy world continue to be more of the same, in terms of both achievements and challenges — only more so. In fact, on the day I’m writing this column, one of the headlines is, “US crude oil...
operational excellence in oil & gas
Overview of the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit The 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit, hosted by IQPC in Houston, brought together over 300 senior industry leaders to discuss how to develop the culture, systems, and processes of the world's highest reliability organizations. Key Highlights from...