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Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Unconventional Energy expected to create Three Million Jobs by 2035

This month, market intelligence firm, IHS released a report entitled “America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the U.S. Economy.”  Our blog post will focus on a few of the numbers in the report, especially this one:  Between now and 2035, unconventional energy will generate millions of jobs.

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The 2012-2017 OCS Leasing Program

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to develop a program every five years that grants mineral leases and regulates oil and natural gas activities.  The OCSLA allows the Secretary to grant leases to the highest bidder, and allows the Secretary to formulate regulations for the areas.

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Are we ready to develop a US National Energy Policy?

As the population grows and the demand on our energy resources increases, it has become more and more important for our nation to have an energy policy that focuses on efficiency.  Recommendations have been made to help the nation cope with increasing demand by transforming transportation, creating greener energy, and strengthening the technology behind energy…

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Are You SEMS Compliant?

Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) is a performance-based management system that promotes safety and environmental protection during oil and gas operations in the outer continental shelf (OCS).  SEMS is a result of the heightened safety requirements following the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010.  The Bureau of Ocean Energy…

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The Top 10 Risks for Oil and Gas Companies in 2012

The oil and gas industry is subject to financial, compliance, operational, and strategic risks.  These risks are subject to several external factors: Financial risks, which stem from the economy Compliance risks from laws, politics, or corporate governance Operational risks affecting processes, systems, and people in a company Strategic risks from customers, competitors, and investors

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