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Economic downturn might hurt, or perhaps even help, Stampede this year

Plummeting oil prices and economic uncertainty have resulted in up to 15 per cent of premium seating for rodeo and grandstand shows being cancelled at the Calgary Stampede this year. 593 more words

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Trends and Challenges for the Oil and Gas Industry

The Technology Revolution in Oil and Gas

The last decade has seen enormous advances in technology related to finding, estimating, and producing oil and gas. A decade ago, many of these technologies would have seemed like scenes from a Sci-Fi novel. 64 more words

Gas Industry

5 states with the most Fortune 500 companies

Go West. That’s one message of this year’s Fortune 500 when considered geographically. California is in third place when it comes to the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the state (53), lagging behind New York (with 55) and Texas (with 54) – but the list’s center of gravity is decidedly western. 508 more words


Playing Fair

When we were younger, we were taught to “play by the rules”.  Everyone played by the same rules.  It was an essential lesson for every child.  803 more words

Springs From A Manager's Point Of View

The Prize : The Epic Quest For Oil, Money, And Power / Daniel Yergin

This massive tome (700+ pages) traces the history of the oil industry from the 1850s into the early 1990s. It provides a panoramic saga that takes the reader from the hills of Pennsylvania to the Saudi Arabian desert, with numerous stops across the globe. 589 more words

Book Review

Nigerian Women in the Energy Industry

Plenty of websites have picked up on the idea of Nigerian women becoming more prominent in the energy (oil and gas) industries, including comments from Winihin Jemide about this issue. 25 more words