Editorial: Oil's rock and hard place
There's one sure way out of squeezes between proverbial rocks and hard places-such as a staffing dilemma now confronting the oil and gas industry.
Climate change policy critical to US energy, economic security
The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, negotiated in December 1997, calls for industrial economies such as the US, Canada, Europe, and Japan (Annex B countries) to reduce their collective emissions of six greenhouse gases by an average of 5.2% from 1990 levels by 2008-12.
WEC stresses deepwater, social responsibility trends
Oil and gas companies increasingly are adopting comprehensive programs of social responsibility in their operations worldwide.
Watching the World: Chinese pipeline talks
The vast Chinese energy market is about to move to the center stage of world oil industry activity and senior oil company executives are likely to be spending the coming months signing contracts running into billions of dollars.
Watching Government: Safety vs. security
Keeping pipelines operating safely and bolstering national security are not mutually exclusive goals, but given the US government's budget limitations, they could be.