Wood Mackenzie: LNG Confronts Its Demons
Several giant LNG developments earlier this decade suffered from runaway costs and delivery slippage. Can the industry deliver projects on time and on budget in this new investment cycle?
The Net Present Value of a Hydraulic Fracture Treatment
A bird’s eye view of the elements governing the net present value of a fracture treatment.
Production to End-Use: The 2018 US Energy Consumption Infographic
The EIA chart tracks the various sources of energy production in the US for the year 2018 to its end-user sectors.
Bloomberg Video: Big Tech Pursues Big Oil
A quick look at big technology companies' interest in oil and gas.
Wood Mackenzie: How Will 2019 Elections in Asia Pacific Impact the Energy Sector?
India, Indonesia, and Australia head to the polls this year. Who will win? How will the energy sector be impacted?
Inc.: It Pays to Know What You Don't Know
If they know and you know they know there's a case of knowledge asymmetry. How do you leverage that in a negotiation?
Houston Chronicle: As Energy World Focuses on Permian, Gulf Makes Its Own Comeback
The attention of the energy industry has focused in recent years on the Permian Basin. But as the Permian gathers the attention, another aging oil field is making its own comeback.
In-Depth Discussion: Baker Institute's "Oil and Gas Development in Guyana" Event Video
Guyana’s oil and gas prospects have the potential to transform both the country and the international oil companies developing these resources. First production from Guyana’s offshore Liza field is expected in 2020, and full development could yield 500,000 barrels per day.
Spotlighting Oil and Gas Entrepreneurs—Taking the Unbeaten Path
The Discover a Career section article spotlights Kristin Hatch and Tanhee Galindo, co-founders of GeoKimika Oil & Gas. They share what motivated them to start their own company and the inspiration to pursue entrepreneurship.
The Role of Social Media During the Industry Transformation
The burgeoning population of millennials in oil and gas and diversified, global workforce means more engagement with social media will be necessary.
Spears Insights Video: The Next Bottleneck
Pipeline shortage in the Permian is well known by now and pipelines are being planned and built. But John and Richard Spears of Spears Associates are looking ahead to what happens when transportation ramps back up in 2020.
TWA Interview: Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director of Royal Dutch Shell
Shell's Wetselaar on sustainability, low-carbon future, and the evolution of LNG.
CNN, Davos 2019: Hess CEO on the Importance of Shale Oil
During a panel discussion at the recent Davos 2019, World Econominc Forum's Annual Meeting, Hess CEO John Hess summarized the importance of US shale production.
Decoding Logos—The Evolution of Two Oil and Gas Company Logos
Logos can tell a story by illustrating a business’ brand, vision, ambitions, and core values. In this edition of Young Professionals’ Guide To, we explore two major oil and gas company logos.
Forbes: Policies or Technology? The Key to a Sustainable Energy Future
Policies can be very effective at driving behavior, but they must work in concert with enabling technology to realize the outcomes we desire, including increased energy efficiency and reduced emissions.
The Nuts and Bolts of the Digital Oil Field
The term digital oil field has become a buzzword in the oil and gas industry these days, with the mention of it bringing up pictures of computers, flashy screens, and programming to mind. In reality, the concept goes beyond these.
Bloomberg Photostory: This Is Where Saudi Arabia Gets Its Oil
Saudi Aramco extracts crude, natural gas, and other oil liquids from the mountainous sand dunes of the Empty Quarter to the waters of the Gulf. Here’s a rare look behind the scenes.
Digitalization in the Oil and Gas industry–The Limitless Future
Digitalization is going to impact every industry in the next 5–10 years. The oil and gas industry needs a lot more data scientists today than a year ago, so a person with the right qualifications and experience is the need of the industry today.
More to Carbon Than Meets the Eye: The Importance of Researching Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
CCUS is an interdisciplinary research field and its broad scope means that CCUS offers numerous opportunities for science and engineering graduates, including petroleum engineers.
YP’s Guide to 2018 ATCE: Here’s How to Ace It
With a theme on Big Data, this year’s ATCE has plenty in store for young professionals.
YPs’ Guide To: Southeast Asia—How Tiger Cubs Are Becoming Rising Tigers
This YPGT article discusses the “Tiger Cub” Asian economies and their oil and gas potential.
Daniel Yergin – A Prize for the Oil and Gas Industry
Author of the Pulitzer Prize winner The Prize, Daniel Yergin is an energy luminary whose achievements promote the international understanding of energy and its economics.
#NoDAPL and Online Activism: New Directions for Effectively Engaging With Critics
The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline sparked a broad, clamorous online debate on social media platforms. But was there a communications gap between the opponents and proponents of the pipeline on Twitter?
The Journey of the Joule
A 2017 US energy consumption chart from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory shows that a good percentage of the energy generated turns into wasted heat.
Forbes: Why Retire? Former CEO of Oxy Aims To Be 'Low-Cost Provider' With New Oil Company
Retirement was boring for former Oxy CEO Steve Chazen. So he built a new company instead with bulletproof balance sheet.
Blockchain Technology for the Oil and Gas Industry
Blockchain is a reliable, difficult to hack record of transactions and of who owns what. Oil and gas companies expect blockchain energy trading platforms to improve reliability and efficiency.
Poets&Quants Publishes Best & Brightest MBAs, Class of 2018
Poets&Quants, the online publication for graduate business education, released its annual list of the Best & Brightest MBAs for Class of 2018.
NNPC Aims To End Gas Flare in Two Years, Increase Gas Commercialization Instead
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced a three-point smart strategy aimed at ending gas flaring in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry in 2 years.
Shell CEO: The Future of Shell in an Electric Era
In his LinkedIn column, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden shares why he is confident of Shell's resilience in an electric era.
Government, the Oil Industry, and Climate Change
Climate Change has brought the oil industry face-to-face with the enormous challenge of providing the world with a source of efficient and reliable energy while at the same time ensuring that CO2 emissions are mitigated.
Do Norway Oil Fund’s Plans To Exit Oil and Gas Investments Reflect the Industry’s Future Prospects?
Late last year, Norges Bank recommended that the Norway Oil Funds end future investment in oil and gas stocks. Two weeks ago Statoil changed its name to Equinor. Are these actions a reflection of the long-term prospects of the oil and gas industry?
Infographic: Today's Companies that Evolved From Standard Oil
Many of the major oil and gas companies of today evolved from Standard Oil.
NextPittsburgh: What is the Center for Responsible Shale Development? Susan Legros, President and Executive Director Q&A
What is the Center for Responsible Shale Development?
Remote Working and Increased Productivity: Personal Reflections for YPs
If your role allows, having the option to work remotely can improve personal performance, productivity, and motivation.
A Guide to Baku, Azerbaijan: Oldest Oil Producing Region in the World
The largest city located below sea level, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Baku, Azerbaijan, boasts scenic nature attractions and an oil industry dating back many centuries.
What's the Difference Between Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence?
The data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence fields do have a great deal of overlap, but they are not interchangeable.
Visual Capitalist Infographic: The Clean Energy Race
Which countries are leading in renewables, and what power sources are being adopted the fastest?
The Asset Evaluation Process in Upstream Oil and Gas—Technical, Financial, and Geopolitical Considerations
The asset evaluation process in the oil and gas industry is not purely technical or limited to the evaluation of the asset’s production performance. Careful consideration is also given to the business environment, fiscal policy stability, and political stability of the country, among other factors.
BCG: Five Ways Men Can Improve Gender Diversity at Work
When companies try to fix the gender diversity problem, they often center their efforts solely on women. Experience shows, however, that such a narrow focus essentially walls off the discussion as a women-only issue instead of positioning it as a broader topic between both genders.
Western Australia: Expanding LNG Opportunities Down Under
By the end of 2018, Western Australia will be exporting nearly 50 million tonnes per annum of LNG. This is an exciting time for the young professionals lucky enough to call Perth their home.
Video: 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition Opening General Session
At the 2017 ATCE, top executives from inside and outside the upstream business discuss how they are delivering a sustainable future.
The Role of Marketing Communications in the Oil and Gas Industry
Marketing communications occupies an important position in the oil and gas industry. In an industry currently in transformation, promoting brand awareness and defining and conveying differentiators in a crowded marketplace is critical.
A Behind-the-Scenes Look: Managing the Mountain of Data for the BP Statistical Review of World Energy
The BP Statistical Review of World Energy is an institution in the energy world. Who's behind assembling and managing the mountain of data that goes into it?
Business Unusual for E&P: Companies Adapt to the Changing Landscape
The industry is facing one of the toughest challenges of its lifetime, but exploration and production companies are slowly and steadily adapting to the new changes.
Open Innovation in Drilling
Open innovation, also referred to as external or network innovation, can accelerate new technology identification and adoption in the oil and gas industry.
How To Have an Effective Elevator Conversation: Do’s and Don’ts From My Experience
Elevator conversations may or may not be something that comes naturally to you, but a little forethought will make these random exchanges more purposeful and may bolster how you are viewed by management and coworkers.
EY Survey Finds Changing Industry Perception Among Generations
A survey recently conducted by Ernst and Young finds that the oil and gas industry is perceived differently by different generations.
NPR: Alaska’s 40 Years of Oil Riches Began With One Man’s Courageous Foresight
Production from Alaska's Prudhoe Bay started 40 years ago this month. But the discovery of the giant oil field that started it all almost didn't happen.
The Young Professional's Guide To: Quito, Ecuador—It Is impossible To Get Bored Here
Surrounded by mountains and situated close to the equator, the capital of Ecuador, Quito, has several historical and nature attractions for visitors. Article also discusses the history of Ecuador’s petroleum industry and upcoming initiatives for that sector.
Leading in a Downturn, Heading to the Future: An Interview with NOV CEO Clay Williams
NOV CEO Clay Williams talks about his experiences managing business challenges and opportunities, thoughts on product development and M&A activity, and his opinion on where the oil and gas industry is going in the future.
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17 June 2019