First Lady Barbara Bush
On April 17, 2018, after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, and Graves’ disease, Barbara Bush passed away at her home in Houston, Texas at the age of 92. During a long and meaningful life, Barbara Bush served as both the First and Second Lady of the United States. During her tenure as First Lady, Bush dedicated herself to the cause of universal literacy and eventually founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Oil and gas businesses were shocked by the news today that New Zealand’s Labour government chose to ban future offshore exploration. The South Pacific nation is one of the first in the world to take such drastic, short-sighted measures, joining France, Belize, and Costa Rica.Continue reading→
Oil drilling rig, northern British Columbia, Canada
Today, Canada’s federal government announced plans to spend upwards of $280,000 on a new study examining how competitive the northern nation is in the oil and gas industry. Natural Resources Canada prepared an advance contract award notice that was made public yesterday, calling for an outside supplier to conduct the work for the study, identifying international consulting firm Wood Mackenzie as the preferred candidate. The advance contract award notice stated that the Canadian oil and
Oil & Gas - High Desert District
This week, American oil and gas businesses stepped into the role of ambassadors representing their nation’s best interests abroad with deals in both Mexico and Saudi Arabia. Agreements struck with both international governments also demonstrate American dedication to bolstering economies outside of the United States, while providing jobs for hard-working oil and gas experts around the world. Continue reading→
Colorado Oil Well
After the price of Brent oil hit a 12-year low of $30 a tonne in 2016, the energy sector has desperately needed a resurgence of industry confidence. Fortunately, 2018 seems to be the year oil and gas businesses have been eagerly awaiting. Continue reading→
On March 4, 2018, the team at Upstream Petroleum Management will mark their fifth year serving the oil and gas industry’s regulatory needs. The previous half decade has delivered its share of difficulties and victories, but Upstream founder Kim Rodell has overseen a period of consistent growth, carving out a niche in the oil and gas’ challenging regulatory sector. Just five short years ago, Kim opened the doors of Upstream Petroleum Management, Inc. with a
Oil and gas fever is sweeping the planet. Nations large and small are either beginning to reap the benefits of an energy program or becoming mired in bickering between industry experts and a handful of environmentalists. Either way, every country capable of doing so is moving forward with plans to develop their own energy solutions. In spite of all those programs in the works, Colorado’s oil and gas landscape remains one of the most eventful.
On Tuesday, a two-day hearing to determine regulatory revisions for Colorado’s oil and gas industry unraveled following an inability to reach an agreement. As a result, regulators have voted to delay their rule-making until February 13 to gather more information on the issue. Continue reading→
oil derrick
These twelve months are the ones we deserve, everyone. After thousands of lost jobs, dozens of baseless protests, and interminable money lost to our economy as a whole, the United States oil and gas industry is ready to rebuild. Here’s how it’s going to happen. Continue reading→
Oil and gas industry leaders are voluntarily committing to reducing methane and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions in accordance with a new initiative from the American Petroleum Institute called the Environmental Partnership. The initiative calls for businesses to make efforts to cut leaks from wells, pipelines, and other sources of onshore production. Continue reading→