The Oil and Gas Awards loom–join us in Fort Worth come October.
August 9 is Deadline for Oil and Gas Awards Show Entries.
PB Oil & Gas Magazine is partnering with the 2013 Oil and Gas Awards. The deadline for nominations is August, 9, 2013. Top quality upstream and midstream operators and their service providers and suppliers in the Southwest are gearing up for the awards, with winners announced on October 22 at the awards ceremony in Fort Worth. Organizers say that companies from Texas and New Mexico are registering an unprecedented level of interest in the nomination process. The Oil and Gas Awards recognize the achievements that are made on an annual basis within the energy industry. The Awards are a platform for the industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of the environment, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility, and health and safety. Judging is to be conducted by senior industry experts. Finalists will be announced in local and national press in early September, and will be invited to the regional finals evening in October. Find the Awards site online at oilandgasawards.com/southwest-2013.
Word of the Month
BASIN: n., a sink; an open, shallow, usually round container used especially for holding liquids (free online dictionary); a large, natural depression on the Earth’s surface in which sediments, generally brought by water, accumulate (ConocoPhillips Oil and Gas Glossary); Used in a sentence: “In most deep sedimentary basins in the world, there is a layered arrangement of at least two superimposed hydrogeological systems.” —sciencedirect.com
They Said It:
“The use of refined petroleum as fuel, which began in the 1850s, freed hundreds of millions of people from the toil of centuries, gave hundreds of millions more a life of ease and plenty, and, by allowing great cities to feed themselves from every corner of the world, multiplied the population of the earth fivefold.” —James Buchan
“Be willing to make decisions. That’s the most important quality in a good leader. Don’t fall victim to what I call the ‘ready-aim-aim-aim-aim’ syndrome. You must be willing to fire.” —T. Boone Pickens
“If you’re on the right side of the issue, just keep driving until you hear glass breaking. Don’t quit.” —T. Boone Pickens
“I’m very proud of my pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.” —Woody Allen
“Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.” —Woody Allen