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  • Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 3 of 3

    Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 3 of 3

    The Making of a Resource by Jesse Mullins In Part One of this series, we examined some of the distortions used against oil and gas by not just hostile activist groups but by media, even mainstream media. In Part Two, we broadened the perspective by raising the issue of morals—the morals of our side. In […]

  • Going, Going, Gone!

    Going, Going, Gone!

      By Julie Anderson Oilfield equipment auctioneers hold forth on the ‘whys and wherefores’ of the auction trade.   There are certain words that conjure up both images and sounds, and “AUCTION” is definitely one of them. First, you have a mental picture, or, rather, a comingling of two pictures: a man on a stand […]

  • To Ride It Through

    To Ride It Through

      By Lana Cunningham She’s not your ordinary 26-year-old. Amelia Dipprey has her Rimfire Trucking, all 55 trucks worth, rolling—keeping the wheels turning in the oil and gas industry. Tall and lanky with long curly hair dangling down her back, Amelia Dipprey doesn’t look the part of an owner of a Texas trucking company. But […]

  • Taking the Pulse

    Taking the Pulse

      By Al Pickett, special contributor Seismic’s earthshaking technologies enter a new era. Often compared to the use of ultrasound in medicine, seismic surveys are used by oil and gas explorers to produce detailed images of various rock types and their location beneath the Earth’s surface in an effort to determine the location and size […]

  • To Make a Statement

    To Make a Statement

      by Rebecca Hargus A Permian Basin oil and gas company takes a leadership role in redefining what an oil and gas company workplace can be. Economic growth has been taking place at a record pace in the Permian, and in the midst of this growth, companies have been expanding and looking for ways to […]

Drilling Deeper

Drilling Deeper

  Oil price declines or not, growth and expansion are still part of everyday operations, as seen here, in the full version of “Drilling Deeper.”  These news items appeared as abbreviated versions in the print edition of the March 2015 PBOG.   Big Spring Pipeline Expands Navigator Energy Services, LLC (“Navigator”) announced Jan. 22 that […]

Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 3 of 3

Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 3 of 3

The Making of a Resource by Jesse Mullins In Part One of this series, we examined some of the distortions used against oil and gas by not just hostile activist groups but by media, even mainstream media. In Part Two, we broadened the perspective by raising the issue of morals—the morals of our side. In […]

Going, Going, Gone!

Going, Going, Gone!

  By Julie Anderson Oilfield equipment auctioneers hold forth on the ‘whys and wherefores’ of the auction trade.   There are certain words that conjure up both images and sounds, and “AUCTION” is definitely one of them. First, you have a mental picture, or, rather, a comingling of two pictures: a man on a stand […]

To Ride It Through

To Ride It Through

  By Lana Cunningham She’s not your ordinary 26-year-old. Amelia Dipprey has her Rimfire Trucking, all 55 trucks worth, rolling—keeping the wheels turning in the oil and gas industry. Tall and lanky with long curly hair dangling down her back, Amelia Dipprey doesn’t look the part of an owner of a Texas trucking company. But […]

Taking the Pulse

Taking the Pulse

  By Al Pickett, special contributor Seismic’s earthshaking technologies enter a new era. Often compared to the use of ultrasound in medicine, seismic surveys are used by oil and gas explorers to produce detailed images of various rock types and their location beneath the Earth’s surface in an effort to determine the location and size […]

To Make a Statement

To Make a Statement

  by Rebecca Hargus A Permian Basin oil and gas company takes a leadership role in redefining what an oil and gas company workplace can be. Economic growth has been taking place at a record pace in the Permian, and in the midst of this growth, companies have been expanding and looking for ways to […]

Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 2 of 3

Making Our Case: The Hydrofrac’ing Issue Part 2 of 3

by Jesse Mullins Paradigm Shift In Part One of this series, we examined some of the distortions used against oil and gas by not just hostile activist groups but by media, even mainstream media. In this installment, we revisit some of that ground but we also broaden the perspective by raising the issue of morals—the […]

Drilling Deeper: Just Say “Yes, And”

Drilling Deeper: Just Say “Yes, And”

  Innovation and improvisation all have their place in our working work, and you’ll find explorations of each in this month’s miscellany of articles. These are the full versions of the “Drilling Deeper” news items that appeared as abbreviated versions in the print edition of the February 2015 PBOG. RRC Adopts Pipeline Amendments Texas Railroad […]

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