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Brexit: The outlook for European renewables and UK's energy mix
Brexit: The outlook for European renewables and UK's energy mix
If there is one thing the energy industry hates, it is uncertainty. This distaste for uncertainty also applies to investors in nuclear and renewable energy sources. The political tremors that followed the Brexit vote have left all sectors speculating ...
The danger of missing climate change policies in business forecasts
The danger of missing climate change policies in business forecasts
Between 2010 and 2016, the U.S. coal industry was subject to some of the most extremes booms and busts. Expecting a super cycle driven by growth in emerging markets, big players entered risky acquisitions to increase their market shares — in many...
The do's and don'ts of a 1st meeting
The do's and don'ts of a 1st meeting
First meetings are awkward for everyone. Names are flying from one end of the room to the other, only to be immediately forgotten. Nobody knows each other yet, and there's no real sense of how the meeting is going to turn out.
Oil producers want US to restrict imports
Oil producers want US to restrict imports
New Mexico and western Texas oil producers are gearing up for a national effort to draw all major U.S. oil basins into a grassroots movement to restrict crude imports from overseas.
Is this a game changer for the US oil industry?
Is this a game changer for the US oil industry?
A lot is going on with global oil these days, particularly in regards to shifting supply balances around the world.
The future of Big Oil? At Shell, it's not oil
The future of Big Oil? At Shell, it's not oil
At Australia's Curtis Island, you can see Big Oil morphing into Big Gas. Just off the continent's rugged northeastern coast lies a 667-acre liquefied natural gas terminal owned by Royal Dutch Shell, an engineering feat of staggering complexity.
Next hot spot for shale drilling? Argentina
Next hot spot for shale drilling? Argentina
Argentina has exceptional hydrocarbon reserves, but politics have greatly affected its development.
Barclays: Oil prices set to peak sooner than expected on supply shortage
Barclays: Oil prices set to peak sooner than expected on supply shortage
Barclays is the latest bank to raise its forecast for medium-term oil prices, saying it now expects them to peak sooner than expected as a supply shortage develops.
The impact of Brexit on the oil and gas industry
The impact of Brexit on the oil and gas industry
The decision by the British people to exit the European Union was for many a surprise and sparked turmoil in global markets. The British pound dropped to a 31-year low, while investors poured money into the dollar, yen and gold. An estimated $2 tri...
The top 5 introvert leadership challenges (and how to beat them)
The top 5 introvert leadership challenges (and how to beat them)
Giving a singular voice to a group of people is hard work. Finding the little things that make people tick and motivating them toward a common goal is equally difficult. Those are big leadership challenges.
1 quality that makes a great leader
1 quality that makes a great leader
In every organization, there are two types of leaders - office occupiers and real leaders. Office occupiers are executives who dwell in a lavish and much sought-after office, yet do not have any meaningful leadership capacity.
Oil well drilling permits rise, offering hope of recovery
Oil well drilling permits rise, offering hope of recovery
At least a few Texas oil drillers seem to think the oil collapse has hit bottom.
The 1 quality that makes a truly great leader
The 1 quality that makes a truly great leader
There's no single quality that makes a great leader. Looking across industries, great leaders have different management styles, demeanors, skills and experiences. However, the one quality every great leader has in common is the ability to relate.