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2017 July-August 

Education is Critical in Dynamic Industries

The Beverly Hillbillies became rich by inadvertently shooting the ground while hunting, causing oil to rush forth. Jed Clampett was just lucky to make such a find without the help of technology or a team of professionals. The days of easy finds and easy-to-extract hydrocarbons are gone. Getting oil out of the ground is a high-tech operation that requires more… Read More
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Letter from the Publisher (July-August 2017)

It has been a wild ride in the oil and gas market since the OPEC meeting May 25. The price has fluctuated considerably as the OPEC member countries and Russia agreed to cut production again, and this time for nine months. Many analysts expected the agreement that reduced production to 1.8 million barrels a day would, in turn, push the… Read More
2017 July-August Contributors Joshua Robbins 

Measuring the Pace

After heavy transaction volume in the first quarter, A & D has stalled out at the end of the second quarter. With the vast amount of data and the fantastic software that is available to sort it, we have seen many of the companies dig into the same areas, looking at the same rock, and target the same assets. With… Read More
2017 July-August Contributors Don Briggs 

The Center of the Natural Gas Universe

Here in Louisiana, a source of pride amongst our oil and gas industry has been the pipeline infrastructure and exporting facilities we possess in the state. This infrastructure has allowed Louisiana to lead the charge as we pursue energy security and haul energy resources across the state, nation and globe. There is one place, an unassuming Cajun town in south… Read More
Oilman Magazine #OilmanNEWS 2017 July-August Shale Texas 

Congressman Gonzalez Starts Oil & Gas Caucus in House of Representatives

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the formation of a Congressional Oil and Gas Caucus. This organization, composed of congressional members, will be created to educate members of congress about the oil and gas industry. From upstream: extraction and production; midstream: transport, and downstream: refining, value-added petroleum products. Additionally, it will cover all other related hydrocarbon products, such as oil, natural… Read More
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