As the conflict in Ukraine rages on, media outlets continue to report Western businesses pulling out of eastern Europe. Undoubtedly, many businesses will seek insurance coverage for losses flowing from the conflict. After all, is this not what insurance is designed to cover? Sudden, unexpected events that cause significant...
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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for March 7, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):   Hey, somebody's gotta do it.: U.S. #Oil Industry Becomes Refiner to World as Exports Boom https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-06/u-s-oil-industry-becomes-refiner-to-the-world-as-exports-boom via @business ummm..that's an unfortunate comparison.: Economist: Oil prices are more important than...
In The Oil Patch Episode 216 - Jason Isaac And Brent Bennett Life
https://soundcloud.com/shale-magazine/in-the-oil-patch-episode-216-jason-isaac-and-brent-bennett-life-powered-podcast-92919 -Originally aired on 9/28/19-9/29/19- Episode 216 of "In The Oil Patch" This week on "In The Oil Patch": host Kym Bolado welcomes the Honorable Jason Isaac, Senior Manager and Distinguished Fellow, and Brent Bennett, Ph.D., policy analyst, at Life: Powered, a national initiative of the Texas Public Policy Foundation to raise...
Pro – Or No – Rationing?
There is really only one subject currently occupying the undivided attention of each and every person affected in any way by the oil and gas industry. To write about anything else would be about as nonsensical as trading favorite recipes during the final moments on the Titanic. This industry...
OPEC & COVID-19 - In the Oil Patch
OPEC and COVID-19 (coronavirus) are the talk today with David Blackmon on this weeks special 2 part In The Oil Patch Radio Show! Speaker 1: (00:00) And welcome to In the Oil Patch radio show. I'm your host, Kym Bolado. Today, we have a great show lined up for you. We...
Industrial Electric Gas Boosters Promise Quieter, Cleaner, Hassle-Free Operation in Oil and Gas
What You Should Know About Oil and Gas Today The Big Story Oil and gas operators are doing a little pre-planning ahead of the November elections, stocking up on federal drilling permits as a contingency against a Biden/Harris win over incumbent President Donald Trump. While Biden has attempted to walk back...
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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for June 26, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed: Great idea.: South Texas congressman launches oil and gas caucus with Eagle Ford allies  via @SABizJournal He's been doing that for 2 years now.: Trump to Call for U.S. ‘Dominance’ in...
While hard work and ambition can make the dream of running a business a reality, they may not always be enough to remain sustainable or cost-effective when trying to grow and expand that business. Administrative responsibilities such as payroll, benefits, human resources, risk management, and compliance can create time and...
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While progressive states like California have zeroed in on preventing the use of natural gas in new construction projects, Florida has attempted to take a proactive approach in the matter. The Legislature introduced a bill that would prevent that from ever happening in the state of sun and sand....
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We've talked a lot in recent issues of Shale Magazine about the fact that the Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico is currently undergoing a tremendous boom in oil and gas activity.  We've also pointed out that other oil shale basins, like the Eagle Ford in...