How Women in Oil and Gas are Shaking Things Up

While the boardrooms of major oil and gas companies were once dominated by men, businesses are tossing this trend and opting to employ women in high-power positions. These changes are more than just efforts to increase gender equality, but rather bolster the innovative work done within the industry. “Almost every country in the world has… Read more »

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A History of Oil and Gas in the 20th Century

In 1860, Colonel Edwin Drake became the first American to successfully drill for oil. With his major strike in Titusville, Pennsylvania, he launched the modern oil and gas industry. Now, 156 years later, the oil and gas industry is a multi-trillion dollar a year enterprise that provides thousands of jobs and fuels the economy. Following… Read more »

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Best Oil and Gas Conferences of 2016: Part II

With 2016 halfway done, the remaining six months of the year are ripe with opportunities to learn and network at oil and gas conferences. Hosted in regions across the country, these industry events give oil and gas employees and investors the chance to get hands-on and up-close with the latest technology and information. Make your… Read more »

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Planning for Tomorrow: When Will Oil Prices Go Back Up?

  Oil and gas investors are in an ongoing, long-time low point for oil prices. First quarter earnings are dismal. Europe’s largest oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, reported an 89 percent decrease when compared to the same period in 2015. ExxonMobil Corp. followed suit with $1.8 billion in earnings for the first quarter, a steep… Read more »

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