Oil and Gas Industry

The Energy Industry Needs our Nation’s Veterans

There are some 2.8 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave men and women served their country on the battlefield. Along the way, they learned skills that are hugely advantageous to civilian employers, among them: leadership, change...

/ November 11, 2014

No Matter Where You Look, Industry Helping New Mexico

No private-sector industry employs more New Mexicans than the oil and gas industry. In fact, about one in 10 people in New Mexico work in the sector, and 25 percent of the state’s general fund—which provides funding for public schools,...

/ November 5, 2014

Revisiting NRDC’s Far from a Moonshot

Last week, I responded to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) blog (Far from a Moonshot) that seemed to conclude that if NASA could put a man on the moon within eight years then the oil companies could certainly figure...

/ September 10, 2014

Rock On – Turning Energy Into Opportunity

Remember in the 1990s when the tech boom was driving job growth and wealth creation? Pundits referred to it as the “Rock ‘n Roll” economy. Well, guess what? That was the old tech. We’re the new tech. Fracking and other...

/ September 9, 2014