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The New World Order of Energy

TChange is coming.  Whether you like it or not. For some change is easy, for others it’s not.  They hold on to traditional ideas and have a “this is how we’ve always done it” mentality that makes it hard for them to...

My elevator ride with Bob Dudley, BP CEO

Bob Dudley is Chief Executive Officer of BP and took over before I got there in 2012. I had the chance to work with Bob's leadership team on safety culture and competency efforts after Deepwater Horizon. It was some of the most meaningful work...

The financial case for hiring more MEN in energy

If you're reading this it's because you clicked on an unusual headline. When I got the invitation from Barrons to write about the financial case for more women in energy, my first response was... Yes. This is...

OPINION: It’s time for world leaders at Davos to act

The World Economic Forum brings together leaders of global society. Situated in Davos, among the Swiss Alps, entrepreneurs, world leaders, business executives and the public and private sector converge to talk about pressing issues and the future state of the world. The roll...

Digital communities drive trust in an era of fake news

Three years ago, when oil prices plummeted and the global market began to contract, Pink Petro created the first global digital community for women in energy.

Amazon’s Alexa Knows Pink Petro: Do You?

“Alexa, what is Pink Petro?” You know you’ve arrived when your 7-year-old daughter asks that question, and Alexa has an immediate answer from Wikipedia. That’s just one of many accomplishments founder/CEO Katie Mehnert shared during the Global Community Council’s last meeting of the year.

OP-ED: Want To Save Your Company From Scandal? Give The Gift Of Culture

This opinion piece originally ran in Forbes on December 18, 2017. The holidays are upon us, and you’ve probably given a lot of thought to how you’re going to show your appreciation for your employees and all their hard work. Holiday parties are great. Bonuses are...

Join me in making clear: Here’s how to get gender equality in big oil

I heard from folks at Bloomberg this week when this piece came out: Big Oil Battles Gender Problem That May Take Generations to Fix. My response: Sure, it may. But it doesn’t have to. The key is for leaders to stop talking about...

Remembering a Friend to Energy: George H.W. Bush

As the country continues to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, Pink Petro would like to recognize the man who shared our values. He was a friend of energy and supported diversity within the industry. Before...

Meet Team Pink Petro™

There is new energy surging and I’m excited to introduce you to the source: my team. At our launch, I was a one-woman-band, but not anymore. Our mission is to create the new future of energy that embraces inclusion, innovation and transparency.

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