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How Solar is Shaking Up Energy Industry Hiring Practices

Energy industry hiring practices need a makeover It’s no secret that energy industry hiring practices could use a makeover. Across the United States, women make up roughly 47% of the total workforce, per the US Department of Labor (BLS). In the oil and gas...

If You Don’t Have a D&I Program, Here’s What You’re Missing

Your company needs a D&I program Whether you’re an employee, manager, or exec, the presence of an effective D&I program in your organization matters. A true company culture of diversity and inclusion changes your daily experience in lots of little ways, which add up...

How Cannabis is Fueling Growth in the Energy Industry

There’s a new player contributing to growth in the energy industry. There’s steady growth in the energy industry. Last year, there was greater demand than the sector had seen in a decade, with a 2.3% increase globally. Certainly, in our connected world, the technology...

Big business make pledges for the environment

Skyscrapers, traffic jams, Broadway plays, and the bright lights of displays in Times Square are the scene for New York City. In late September, the city that never sleeps turned its attention to global climate change and played host to the annual Climate Week NYC summit.

Why women will shape the future of natural resources

Wood Mackenzie President Neal Anderson shares his views on the importance of gender diversity in the natural resources sector.

Will Mideast tensions raise stakes in Brazil’s pre-salt rounds?

Asian NOCs may seek to diversify supply in midst of uncertainty There’s no doubt the attractive pre-salt acreage offered in Brazil’s 2019 exploration bid rounds will attract big spenders. Amongst the supermajors and big explorers, Asian national oil companies (NOCs) are also expected...

How South Texas market shifts will create gas price divergence

Three natural gas price hubs in South Texas – Katy, Agua Dulce and Houston Ship Channel (HSC) – have historically traded in a tight range of one another. That’s due to the current state of pipeline connectivity in the South Texas region and relative geographic proximity.

What energy CEOs’ big new move can really mean

A powerful group of 181 chief executives, many of them overseeing household name companies, have made a big announcement: no longer do corporations “exist principally to serve their shareholders.”  Instead, the members of the Business Roundtable, which includes numerous energy companies, announced that they...

Colonial Pipeline expands its most valuable resource: talent

Creating a talented workforce When Colonial Pipeline Vice President and Chief People Officer, Angela Long, joined the company in 2009 after a career in financial services, just 12 percent of the workforce consisted of women. “It was quite an eye-opener,” says...

Trading houses’ risk appetite create more evolved LNG market

The rising influence of four commodity trading houses is shaking up the global LNG market. Within just a few years, Trafigura, Vitol, Glencore and Gunvor – some of the most influential traders in the oil market – have played a part in transforming waterborne LNG...