Category: People

Hunt’s death revives memory of fortune lost on silver bet

To Nelson Bunker Hunt, the world was full of enemies.  More »

Porter Hedges expands energy practice to Oklahoma

Houston’s Porter Hedges opened an office in Oklahoma City and added four energy lawyers in the law firm’s first expansion outside of Texas.  More »

Commentary: Career growth means embracing change

In the year and a half I have been doing this column, I have dispensed A LOT of career advice both in my weekly pieces as well as personal emails with readers, so securing this newest opportunity was enlightening: I was on the “other” side!  More »

Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

Hunt died Tuesday at a Dallas assisted-living center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, his brother, W. Herbert Hunt, said.  More »

New Total CEO will contend with slump in production, oil

Pouyanne will have to see through a round of cost cuts as lower oil prices and weak returns from refining eat into profit at France’s largest company by sales.  More »

Total CEO dies in plane crash

Christophe de Margerie and three others died in Moscow when the CEO’s private jet collided with a snowplow who’s driver was drunk, Russian investigators said.  More »

How the Energy Revolution is Supporting Texas-Sized Economic Growth

America is in the midst of an energy boom. We all know this. We also know the positive impact it has had on our nation’s balance sheet. The U.S. is now set to surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude production, and it has already passed the former as the world’s largest producer of natural […]  More »

Oil fortunes fall, rise amid dropping markets

The personal fortunes of the oil industry’s wealthiest weathered the massive fluctuations in global markets Wednesday better than most  More »

BG Group appoints Statoil CEO to end leadership void

BG’s new appointment may end a turbulent three-year period where the company’s stock dropped 35 percent.  More »

Here’s one oil & gas industry outreach program you should definitely stand behind

The message is so important, and the company pushing that message is so appropriate, that I can’t help but be really, really enthused about this latest outreach effort from one particular and very significant player in the oil & gas industry.  More »

Schlumberger artwork could fetch $85 million

The oil billionaire’s art collection, totaling 90 pieces, includes artwork that has never been exhibited before.  More »

Yergin: Energy security is more than just strong supply

Daniel Yergin, an oil and gas expert whose 1990 book “The Prize” is still considered required reading for anyone who wants to understand the industry, on Wednesday won government recognition for helping to illuminate the mysteries of energy policies, politics and production.  More »
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