The two objectives of affordability and climate sustainability must be compatible, "which is not so obvious, you know?" Pouyanné continued, citing as an example the continued strength of the coal industry, even as renewables and cleaner forms of... Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Michael Smith, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Freeport LNG, does not believe natural gas can accurately be called a bridge fuel — at least, not yet. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

According to Russell Girling, President and Chief Executive Officer for TransCanada Corporation, delays in building infrastructure that delivers oil and gas to markets results in “lost opportunity” not just for North America but also for the world. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Prepared to rebuild, Mayor Turner discusses lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Trump administration’s plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference from oil companies that have turned their focus to other opportunities. Read more

Offshore & Marine

According to, United States Senator Cornyn, it's not just roads and bridges that need to be fixed, ports of entry between Texas and Mexico need upgrading so trade and commerce can flow easier Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Lawrence “Skip” Teel, Sr. VP of Olefins for Westlake Chemical and Jeremy Osterberger of BIC Alliance, right, visit after a strategic dialogue on “Petrochemicals: How feedstock demand is driving gas consumption” Read more

BIC Attends

According to Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United States is positioned to “put its stamp” on global oil markets for the next five years. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

According to Greg Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Plains All American Pipeline, there are a number of challenges that the energy sector must face every single day “as we try to anticipate the need for this country... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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