Leaving the land the way you found it

Leaving the land the way you found it

Reclaiming land used for drilling operations can be a costly proposal. As a result some companies might try to get around that by temporarily deactivating a well in order to avoid the responsibility of cleaning up and returning land to its natural state. Other...
Tried and true or try something new

Tried and true or try something new

  The oil industry has been taking a beating in Alberta for months now and there is no end in site. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said back in September as many as 35,000 oil patch jobs had been lost and there have been more cuts since...
Expose yourself – it’s good for business

Expose yourself – it’s good for business

Transparency is one of those key words the business community likes to throw around and has been doing so with great frequency the last few years. If you can master it, your reputation will be solid with your customers, which should help ensure your success. Now, if...
Social responsibility and why its important

Social responsibility and why its important

  We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill. Corporate social responsibility. If you are in the oil and gas industry you have likely heard these three words before. They pop up at most conferences. You see them in...