2018 Oil & Gas Market Outlook 2018 January-February Features 

2018 Oil & Gas Market Outlook

Few industries are as accustomed to change as oil and gas. From the rapid emergence of new technologies to dramatic ups and downs in the market, the fluid nature of the industry always offers up good discussion material as the year comes to a close. Each year is also tug of war between both good and bad that develops for... Read More
Technology and Politics Mix in the Downstream 2017 September-October Features 

Technology and Politics Mix in the Downstream

There’s a popular phrase in American public affairs: “All politics is local.” Although the quip is more closely aligned to former U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neill, its origins are far more unclear than a simple history textbook reference. Applied more liberally, it’s an idiom that can hold true for any industry heavily immersed in both technological advances and political jockeying,... Read More
2017-May-June Features 

Amid FERC Commissioner Shakeup

Oil and Gas Companies Seek to Give Regulatory Body More Control Over Timeline Enforcement On March 14, 2017, Dominion Energy President Diane Leopold went before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Resources to deliver a message on several energy projects, including the highly-politicized Atlantic Coast Pipeline, or ACP. Leopold’s statements highlighted the noticeably lengthy process that oil ... Subscribe... Read More
2017-May-June Contributors Features 

Safety Subcontracted to the Lowest Bidder

Worker’s compensation is a double-edged sword because it can be abused. It is this exploitation that worker’s comp has developed a stigma that makes most employer’s cringe at the sound of the words. The age-old scenario goes: an employee becomes injured on the job and must take time off to heal. He becomes accustomed to not working and getting paid... Read More
2017 March-April Features 

Advancing Data Functionality for Offshore

Systems and Services that Optimize Organizational Results The industrial internet of things is transforming the offshore oil and gas sector. One estimate claims that a typical offshore oil platform generates up to 2 terra bytes of data per day – that’s the equivalent of 1 million digital camera images. Cisco, in its report “A New Reality for Oil and Gas,”... Read More
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