Cybersecurity
Data breaches put not only your company and employees at risk but also your customers. Depending on the scale of a breach, your reputation could become significantly damaged, driving down profits and jeopardizing relationships and business with customers and clients. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study,...
Lupe Tortilla Cedar Park
The original Lupe Tortilla first opened its doors in 1983, nestled in a 1940s frame house on the outskirts of Houston, and quickly received a dedicated following. After growing up watching our parents successfully nurture the first location, my brother, Peter Holt, and I took over the family business...
Photograph of the Briscoe Western Art Museum
Art and the Animal Exhibition Showcases Animals and Their Natural Beauty The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. The Society of Animal Artists’ 59th...
UNCOMBUSTED METHANE
Texas has defied her critics since the first days of the Republic. Few expected the Texian rebels to route the Mexican army and defeat General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto, and few believed that the fledgling country would survive and ultimately join the Union. However, Texas...
Global Day of Caring
In September, volunteers from Noble Energy gave their time to local organizations as part of the third annual Global Day of Caring, a day that began in 2017 in celebration of the company’s 85th anniversary.  The South Texas Noble team donned their hand tools and hard hats to assist with...
“What’s so great about dinner?” This is a question I’ve asked myself time and time again. The foods I enjoy most arrive before 3 p.m. — perfectly poached eggs, strips of crunchy bacon and layer upon layer of thin-sliced turkey and pastrami. These are the foods I dream about...
Crude Oil Markets are Looking Up for a Change
The Bakken formation in North Dakota has been a laboratory of sorts as drilling techniques, materials and equipment have been developed and refined to efficiently develop the oil and gas resource. The next “discovery” in the Bakken may be related to property rights and something called “pore space,” subsurface...
Alpha Energy Sets Sights on Pure Energy Oklahoma Rogers County Assets
The oil and gas industry’s talent pipeline is in dire need of repair. Skill shortages are damaging productivity, gaps are widening in every sector of the industry and ad-hoc attempts to source qualified workers are akin to wildcat drilling, rarely yielding the results businesses need to execute their plans....
Affordable broadband continues to bubble up as an issue, too long unresolved, for underserved rural areas in Texas and other states. Because sparsely populated regions are not attractive for private-sector carriers, limited or expensive service constitutes the only option. Though satellite broadband internet is certainly available anywhere in the...
United States of America
SCOOP/STACK Play – Oklahoma The SCOOP/STACK continued to shed oil rigs in August according to both the Baker Hughes and Enverus rig count numbers, as operators continued to pare back drilling budgets for the second half of 2019. According to Enverus (formerly DrillingInfo), the count in the Anadarko Basin —...