Month: January 2015

Changing Nature and Use of Workforce Competence in the Oil and Gas Industry

Recently I was privileged to represent IHRDC at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Kuala Lumpur as a co-author of a paper on this topic. “Competence” is the combination of awareness, knowledge, skills, and attitude that an individual must

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Oil Prices: The Eisenhower Principle

Plans are worthless, but planning is everything. That is how United States President Dwight Eisenhower explained his management philosophy as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during the Second World War. He proceeded to

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Exciting Times for the Queensland Gas Industry

The world’s first coal bed methane (CBM), or coal seam gas (CSG) as it is called in Australia, is the gas source for an LNG facility started-up in late December 2014. The BG Group affiliate, QGC, began loading the first

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