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Industry Representatives Respond to Favorable Jefferson Parish Lawsuit #OilmanNEWS 2014 September-October Louisiana 

Industry Representatives Respond to Favorable Jefferson Parish Lawsuit

By Tim McNally The continuing battle between energy companies and political forces in Louisiana has been fought in multiple regional courts. However, a ruling on Aug. 1 has dictated that litigation against oil companies is “premature.” Government leaders in Louisiana, whom had previously supported big oil’s economic support to the state, have recently turned on the industry, claiming that oil... Read More
Oilman Cartoon: Cartel E & P/South Texas Drilling Rig Security 2014 September-October Louisiana Oklahoma Steve Burnett Texas 

Oilman Cartoon: Cartel E & P/South Texas Drilling Rig Security

By Steve Burnett This cartoon is inspired by working MWD for Ulterra in 2006-07. I was amazed at the difference in drilling rig security between Rock Springs, Wyo., and Webb County, Texas. In Rock Springs, a person could drive right up to the rig without any security clearance or passing any security checkpoints. The lack of security was the same way... Read More
How to Get & Stay #Connected Starting with #Twitter 2014 September-October Jessica Byrd Louisiana Oklahoma Texas 

How to Get & Stay #Connected Starting with #Twitter

A Report From #TheTrenches By Jessica Byrd #ItsOfficial *The end of summer is near! #SchoolSupplies R on sale & the temperature hit 97 degrees today! Feeling as though it was over 100, I’m #Thankful there isn’t a shortage of pools in #TX!!!:) #BeatTheHeat & dive in, it’s #PoolParty #Time!!! I hope you will join me & dive into the #SMpool... Read More
Maintaining High Security and Pipeline Peace of Mind: Part III 2014 September-October Louisiana Mike Thomas Oklahoma Texas 

Maintaining High Security and Pipeline Peace of Mind: Part III

By Mike Thomas – Construction of a new oil pipeline.  Photo by Stanislav Komogorov – Innovation is the next area of discussion to correlate sociotechnical systems and work approaches through arduous implementation of organizational innovation while maintaining high security. The evolution of sociotechnical systems begins with the portfolio and will aid management to develop several organizational options to help transfer... Read More
Texas News at a Glance: FERC Approves Freeport LNG Export Project 2014 September-October Texas 

Texas News at a Glance: FERC Approves Freeport LNG Export Project

Edited by Jennifer Delony – Ship unloading at liquefied natural gas terminal.  Photo by Anestis – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has authorized Houston-based Freeport LNG Development LP to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from its existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located near Freeport, Texas. The Freeport Liquefaction Project includes the... Read More
Louisiana News at a Glance: Workforce Partnership Targets Deep-Water Exploration 2014 September-October Louisiana 

Louisiana News at a Glance: Workforce Partnership Targets Deep-Water Exploration

Edited by Jennifer Delony – Worker collecting data from rig sensors.  Photo by Antonio Ribeiro – Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA), in partnership with educational institutions and the State of Louisiana, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a long-term public-private partnership to develop a program to help Louisiana businesses meet the growing workforce needs of the... Read More
Photographic Artist: ‘Commissions And A Following’ From Locked Gates To New Opportunities: Part III 2014 September-October Jamie Rood Louisiana Oklahoma Texas 

Photographic Artist: ‘Commissions And A Following’ From Locked Gates To New Opportunities: Part III

By Jamie Rood – Locked Gates With the success of my early shoots, I was eager to get out there and create more images for my oilfield fans. I set off to South Texas after hearing tales of the booming Eagle Ford Shale. Okaay…;) There was a lot more brush to hide activity, compared to West Texas, but the rigs... Read More
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