Featured Articles ///

Opinion: Biden’s personnel madness in Washington continues

Staff, World Oil

The Biden administration continues to nominate people for senior positions that all seem to hate oil and gas. If one were bent on destroying the U.S. oil and gas industry, you’d be hard put to nominate people more diabolically effective at doing it than “Joltin’ Joe’s” (apologies to the last Joe Dimaggio) cast of characters.

Increased M&A activity triggered by commodity price volatility

David Levitt, LiquidFrameworks

An analysis compares previous M&A trends with the recovery currently underway in the OFS sector and commodities markets.

Analytics drive operational excellence for business and digital transformation

Jared Hartness, GE Digital

Sustainable analytics-driven operational excellence programs can help companies to align business objectives and strategies to balance priorities and manage risks, while helping to achieve digital transformation goals.

Opinion: Council says heat wave underscores need for smart energy policy

Tim Tarpley, Energy Workforce & Technology Council

The threat of lost power—and the accompanying stress and angst—are the result of energy policy decisions unmoored to reality. A sensible and realistic energy plan would acknowledge not only the need for reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but also improving the affordability, reliability and resilience of our nation’s electric grid.

Featured Columns ///

Executive viewpoint

Mark Le Dain

The fastest path to emissions reduction? Oil and gas

What's new in exploration

William (Bill) Head

Don Quixote, “Not enough windmills.”

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