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Motivational Missteps to Avoid

Regardless of the industry, leaders within companies should make creating a recognition-rich environment a priority for their employees. Recognizing the hard work and dedication of their team members can have overwhelmingly positive effects on the atmosphere and...

The In’s and Out’s of the Oil Industry

When it comes to dollar value, the oil and gas industry is considered the largest sector in the world. In specific regions where major National Oil Companies (NOC) are situated, oil and gas companies often significantly contribute to national Gross Domestic Product...

Advice for Starting Out in the Business World

Starting out in business is a huge step and can be stressful for anyone. It’s fast-paced and there’s so much you don’t learn in classes. If you want to succeed in the business world, it’s important to take time to learn about the nuances in the industry. Read all the...

The Best Ways to Climb the Corporate Ladder

  Once people start their career, they usually have aspirations to move to a higher position. Whether they have this desire because of a need for success, a larger paycheck, or a job they feel passionate about, few people are happy staying in an entry-level...

All About Oil

      For most of the world, oil is a necessary part of life. The United States imports much of its oil and the majority of it is converted into other products for people to use, such as gas or heating oil. On average, the U.S. consumes about 19.4...

Inside An Oil Refinery: How We Make Oil

We all know that oil is an important resource. We know that there is a lot of controversy regarding where we obtain our oil. But one thing we don’t focus on enough is how the oil is transformed from the way it looks right out of the ground, to the gasoline that we put...

The History of Oil

Oil, also known as petroleum, has been used by mankind for thousands of years. Of course the function and development has progressed over time. The use of coal as a main energy source has slowly been phased out in the 20th century in order to be replaced by petroleum...

From Fossil to Barrel: The Steps of Getting Oil

  Read on for a step-by-step educational breakdown of the basic process of getting oil into above-ground wells!   Where oil comes from: We get oil from the remains of small animals and plants that had died in the ancient seas between the times estimated from...

Kenya is Set to Become a Big Producer in Oil

  When we think about the countries that produce oil, Kenya is not typically the country that comes to mind. But after a recent discovery of oil in the Turkana region, Kenya is joining the ranks. Kenya’s government has approved of a plan to extract up to 4,000...