LINDSEY HEBERT, Associate Editor

Founded in 1636 as a citizen force organized to protect the U.S., the National Guard is dispersed in over 3,000 communities across the country. Typically, members of the National Guard live at home wi... Read more

Training & Human Resources

According to Chris Chandler, Phillips 66 general manager, Midstream Commercial & Business Development, there is currently a logistics transformation underway as a result of the shale revolution. Read more


“The U.S. is in the midst of an energy renaissance,” said Michael D. Watford, 2013-2015 chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). Read more

Drilling & Exploration

As executive vice president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA), the oldest and largest oil and gas trade association in Texas, Deb Mamula acts as a voice for the state’s oil and natural gas industry. Read more

Praxair Inc. recently invested over $500 million in the U.S. Gulf Coast — most of it in Louisiana. It was during the execution of these projects that the company ran into a critical shortage in skille... Read more

Training & Human Resources

Even as federal regulations become stricter and more onerous, momentum continues to grow for America’s oil and natural gas renaissance. In October 2011, the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance (DEPA) —... Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The Senate Intelligence Committee is pushing forward the Cybersecurity Information Protection Act in response to the growing threat to national and economic security from cyber attacks. It is meant to... Read more

Power Generation

Huntsman’s Dan Kemp, director of manufacturing for Port Neches Performance Products, encourages his team members to have courage, passion and purpose — to have the courage to call for or make change w... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Woody Paul, plant manager of the ExxonMobil Baytown Olefins Plant, believes the current state of the manufacturing and petrochemical industry is vastly different from a decade ago. When Paul left for an international assignment 10 years ago, there was a general belief North America was a mature region with limited purposed growth. Now, with the shale gas revolution and manufacturing renaissance, that has all changed. Read more


Up until about three years ago, The Port of Corpus Christi was a significant import oil port with three major refineries and a number of chemical companies,” said John P. LaRue, executive director at ... Read more


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