We all want to possess the ability to predict the future. This is something we covered in a previous feature article on artificial intelligence and it applies here, but in a slightly different way. The start of a new year brings new things, a little of the unexpected. The unknown brings with it some apprehension because when you’re talking about oil and gas outlooks, you’re talking about someone’s livelihood. From the CEO of a company, to the operators and everyone above, below and in between – no person, company or place is immune from the effects of a volatile oil and gas market.