Decommissioning and Abandonment Summit

The Decommissioning and Abandonment Summit is held in Houston, Texas, February 20 to 21, 2018, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  I had a chance to attend this conference, and although I mostly walked through the exhibits, it really amazed me how much technology and money revolves around this industry.  The conference primarily addresses offshore oil […]

Press Release: A Collaborative, Customizable, and Comprehensive Web-Based Resource for Project Planning

North American Prospector’s Expo Houston, TX – The Land Scout collaborative mapping platform was reintroduced by Reagan Smith Energy Solutions at the recent NAPE expo in Houston. Land Scout was originally designed as an in-house project to consolidate data and streamline decision making. This web-based platform integrates mapping, regulatory, and environmental data into a seamless, […]

The Future of Crude Oil: Part 5, Conclusion

The goal of this series is to suggest alternative ways of consuming the products of crude oil.  Previously, I mentioned that the consumption of gasoline and diesel is to be, slowly but surely, greatly reduced; and electricity is going to take over, generated primarily by methane, sun, wind, and water.  The question is what to […]

Press Release: NAPE Summit Photos

HOUSTON – February 8 – 9, 2018 – NAPE Summit 2018  holds its 25th anniversary celebration at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.  Attendees participated in networking time while receiving exclusive insights into the oil and gas industry from C-suite presenters: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BHP Billiton Petroleum, Cheniere Energy, Hess Corporation, Chevron U.S.A. […]

Press Release: OTC Names 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

Houston, Texas, USA (6 February 2018) – The 2018 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will honor this year’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipients on Tuesday, 1 May at NRG Center in Houston. During the OTC Distinguished Achievement Awards Luncheon, the conference will recognize Brian Skeels for individual achievement, Shell and SBM Offshore for institutional achievement, Cesar del […]

The Impact of Technology on the Industry

The RICS Summit Series Americas 2018 – Houston, is held on January 30, 2018 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch. There are a host of speakers who are leaders in construction, real estate, banking, investment, and government; discussing topics ranging from design and software, to finance and economics, to property valuation and […]