Tropical Storm Beta
Corpus Christi, TX, USA – Due to the active tropical conditions in the Gulf of Mexico, the Port of Corpus Christi has increased its Hurricane Readiness Status to Port Condition 3 (Tropical Hazards expected within 48 hours), in accordance with its 2020 Hurricane Readiness Plan. The Port Authority continues to monitor possible...
The fallout from the Russian invasion of the Ukraine in energy markets this week in the form of sharply higher crude oil prices points to the need for an immediate supply solution to the potential loss of crude oil from Russia.  Crude oil prices continue to climb, and gasoline...
WEN South Texas
Previous Next WEN South Texas Hosts: From the Wellhead to the Water More than 75 people attended the Feb. 27 luncheon featuring Sean Strawbridge, CEO, Port Corpus Christi, and he had a lot to say. As the keynote speaker of the event, Sean Strawbridge mentioned the upcoming elections and the concern over the...
Crude Oil Port CC
Mixing determination and creative thinking, Trafigura speculates that a combination of its Corpus Christi terminal and the wider hub will enable Platts to basket U.S. crude in its Dated Brent benchmark and without curtailing trade in the process. Essential to the global oil system, the European Brent benchmark is utilized...
Marty Durbin - In The Oil Patch
Marty Durbin is the president of the US Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute, specifically the global energy Institute. Today he joins us on In The Oil Patch Radio Show! Kym Bolado : Marty, you live in D C here, we witnessed lines like back in the 70s of people hurrying to...
The oilfield needs to buy value, not widgets
The oil and gas (O&G) industry is going through a rough patch, yet again. First, the supply versus demand game of cat and mouse in the open market pushed the industry through several up and down cycles. Then, as if it were not complicated enough, the coronavirus pandemic broke...
Some Reasons for Optimism at the End of a Troubling Year
The history of the oil and gas business in the United States is that every time the “experts” all line up to declare it to be dead, it finds a way to come roaring back. This scenario has played itself out at least half a dozen times across my...
Paul Takahashi reports in the Houston Chronicle that 18 upstream oil and gas companies filed for bankruptcy protection during the second quarter of this year.
It is widely stated that if one does not like the weather in the South, just wait an hour because it will change. Mirroring the sentiment, the Biden administration deviated from its climate-first mantra and backed PennEast and its $1 billion natural gas pipeline. Shocking spectators from both sides of...
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...
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...