In its recent oil and gas outlook, Deloitte referenced consolidation as a top trend affecting the sector. Driven by margin pressures, increased competition, overspending and overextending, the landscape is rapidly changing as more agile players beat those who cannot keep up. So, what's the key to staying relevant amidst this...
Is your energy company doing all it can to maximize goodwill within your local community? A growing number of energy companies recognize the importance of being connected with initiatives that demonstrate their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). According to Harvard Business School, CSR is defined as “the idea that...

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As part of our Energy Law Program at Texas Tech University School of Law, we present an Energy Law Lecture Series. We bring in three guest speakers every semester who lecture on important energy-related topics. Since we started in 2014, among an impressive list of speakers, our lecture series...
U.S. mines produced approximately $82.3 billion in minerals in 2020, and according to the EIA, mining has the second-largest share of annual industrial energy consumption. It takes an incredible amount of energy to mine minerals, such as coal, metals, such as iron, copper or zinc, and industrial minerals, such...
We often speak of oil and natural gas in one phrase, as if it is one commodity, but, in reality, they are two separate commodities. Their different characteristics may very well lead to different answers to the central question of this article. Before we dive into the specific answer...
If world leaders are to stand a chance of reaching net-zero targets and the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, then sustainable energy sources must be made more accessible and affordable. This is a sentiment that we have heard repeatedly over the past few years, but COP26...
The energy crunch that started in Europe, extended to Asia and has now become a global problem has turned into the news of the year, temporarily replacing even the pandemic from the spotlight. While to some, it came as a shocking surprise, to those who pay attention to energy...
Carbon neutral is the term that has sparked insurmountable interest since its debut as the 2006 Oxford dictionary word of the year. So what’s the buzz all about? An increasing number of businesses have pledged to go carbon neutral in an attempt to reduce their carbon footprint. With the...
This might sound a bit strange, but being a mom enhances my view on cybersecurity. Over the past 14 years, I have worked with engineering firms to bring digital solutions to critical infrastructure sectors to market, such as Energy, Oil and Gas, and Healthcare. The transition to digital solutions...
As we dive into another unpredictable holiday season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, urges people to take time to nurture their body and mind for better overall health. The uncertainty of the pandemic over the past several...