Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Explore Faces of Energy

Robert Bryce to Address ‘Women and the Wealth of Nations’

When author, journalist, and film producer Robert Bryce speaks at the Energy 2.0 Forum in Denver, he plans to discuss why electricity is “the great equalizer,” and why natural gas and nuclear energy are essential in getting power to more people around the world.

Meet Judaline Cassidy, Feminist Plumber and Energy Advocate

Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, Judaline Cassidy dreamed of becoming a lawyer. But when her family situation made it impossible for her to attend university for a law degree, she turned to plumbing instead. “I fell in love with it,” she says with excitement, “knowing that what I do helps...

Why Men Should Attend Women’s Networks Events

Last year Deb Ryan, who runs the Denver office of energy consulting firm Sproule, got a request from a young engineer. His girlfriend was moving up to join him in Denver. She also works in the energy field, so he wondered whether Deb could help her get involved in some...

Women in Energy: Who is Karen Breytenbach and Why Should You Care?

One of the Most Notable Women in Energy was Let Go Despite the fact that the sector has come a long way, women in energy face a multitude of challenges. Last summer, Karen Breytenbach, a champion for renewable energy and, by all accounts,...

Laurie Dowling says “Be ready to stretch.”

Gastech 2019, the world’s biggest gathering of natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and energy professionals, is offering a Diversity & Inclusion in Energy program in order to promote sustainable change within global energy companies. Gastech Insights has created the Diversity and Inclusion in Energy eBook to share the...

EQUINOR: Leading the Charge to New Frontiers in Energy

Rooted in Nordic heritage, Equinor, an international energy company, is leading the charge to explore new frontiers. While its foundation is in oil and gas, the company has expanded its reach to include wind and solar, and it’s becoming a driving force in renewables. We are pleased...

Fearlessness, curiosity, and staying uncomfortable

Wisdom at HERWorld from leading women in energy tech The HERWorld Energy Forum serves double duty in a big way. It’s a chance for energy leaders -- who just happen to be women -- to have their voices heard on the profound shifts...

From damage of Trump tariffs to ‘fraud’ of energy independence, leading women assess oil industry

Corporate tax cuts helped some businesses in the energy sector, but President Trump’s trade war with China is causing significant damage. The unpredictability of the Trump administration has also effectively shut down capital markets, causing problems even worse than onerous tariffs. And the idea of “energy independence,” touted for decades by...

Empowering women on a global scale

Pam Darwin, Vice President of Exploration, Africa at ExxonMobil faced challenges early on in her career. She encountered overt bias against women in the workplace – and she felt the “sting” both personally and professionally.