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Eleven Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

How to start a business – eight first steps

On International Women’s Day, business owners offer aspiring female entrepreneurs some tips on where to start when starting-up.<p>1. Start with some market research<p>“When you have an amazing business idea, it’s oh-so-easy to dive<br>head first into building it,” says Pip Jamieson, founder of professional …

America's Oil Boom Is Fueled By A Tech Boom

The U.S. is on track to become the world's biggest oil producer, pumping out more crude than at its peak nearly a half century ago. For decades, few expected such a comeback, and it's all the more remarkable because the price of a barrel of oil is nowhere near what it was during the last, recent …

Oil & Gas Industry

Myths And Narratives Of The U.S. Oil And Gas Industry

A number of market narratives continue to depress valuations of the US oil and gas sector.<p>There appears to be a disconnect where US shale industry is …

Exxon Made a $10 Billion Resource Grab Before Oil’s Rise

Like its ocean-crossing oil tankers, Exxon Mobil Corp.’s strategy can take some time to turn. When it does, the impact can be striking.<p>Since Darren …

Oil

BP discovers North Sea oil and gas

British energy major BP on Wednesday announced oil and gas discoveries in the North Sea, in a boost for the company and local industry.<p>The …

America's Hottest Oil Play Just Needs a Few Thousand Truckers

When the price of oil collapsed in 2014 and disrupted drilling operations all across Texas’s massive Permian Basin shale formation, truckers were …

State anticipates boom in Oil Patch

<i>Copyright © 2017 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>SANTA FE – Southeastern New Mexico could be in line for an extended oil drilling bonanza that could pump millions …

Exxon: Time To Enjoy Its Acceleration

The integrated company is back on track, improving quarter-on-quarter top-line and earnings growth, since the disappointing results of 2016.<p>With oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

Here's How Rich You Would Be If You Bought $1000 Worth of Bitcoin a Year Ago

As the price of Bitcoin surges<p>For an asset often named in tandem with drug trafficking and the dark web just a few years ago, it’s hard to imagine …

Prairie Provident Resources: Light Oil Acquisition Will Be A Boon

The future shift to light oil production through the water flood program will increase profitability in addition to the expected operational …

Commodities

An Iran War Is Coming - Buy Oil Stocks Now

Saudi Arabia and Israel have been leading a coalition against Iran.<p>Pressure on Qatar and an outreach to Iraq are near end-game moves in the ramp-up …

New drilling technology will create an explosion of oil

It is up there in part because OPEC threw in the towel and agreed to production limits. Unfortunately for OPEC, those limits don't apply to US and Canadian shale producers. And the history of OPEC is that they all cheat like crazy, anyway.<p><b>There will be no end to oil production</b><p>I think it is entirely …

Oil & Gas Industry

One Threat From OPEC Can Finish Off Most Deepwater Oil Drilling

Despite oil supply and demand being in balance now, the price of oil is still low due to a high inventory of oil in storage.<p>OPEC and Russia's …

Oil

No, NPR was not trying to start a revolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> NPR calling for listeners to overthrow the government definitely would have made for an interesting Independence Day.<p>But the public radio network wasn't calling for a revolution, and it wasn't calling the President a tyrant. NPR was just doing what it has done for years on the Fourth of …

Fake News

Qatar to Ramp Up Gas Production Amid Feud With Arab Neighbors

Locked in a confrontation with its neighbors, Qatar said on Tuesday that it would dramatically increase its production of natural gas — the fuel that made the tiny emirate rich and gave it regional influence.<p>Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, the chief executive of the national oil company, Qatar Petroleum, …

Oil

Goldman Sachs cuts its oil forecast

Just a week ago, another team of Goldman analysts, the bank's European energy team, thinks otherwise, saying that the sell off in energy stocks is but an opportunity for buyers, and that current low prices are likely unsustainable in the long run.<p>Goldman's last week note came while the oil prices …

Randi Zuckerberg: Over 500,000 Open Computing Jobs in U.S. Not Being Filled

Zuckerberg Media Founder and CEO Randi Zuckerberg says American companies need to make investments to close an expanding technology "skills gap."<p>“A Code.org study that I saw showed there are right now over 500,000 open computing jobs in this country right now that are not being filled and when you …

Computer Science

7 features from Windows you can bring to your Mac

Windows converts, you can bring a handful of familiar features to your Mac.<p>Longtime Windows users making the leap to a Mac will need to go through a bit of an adjustment period before they begin to feel comfortable navigating MacOS. In an effort to bring you comfort, allow me to ask and answer …

Operating Systems

This online master’s program is now producing more computer science grads than any other university

These days there are dozens of ways to learn how to code, from bootcamps to YouTube videos. But until the Georgia Institute of Technology introduced a low-cost, online version of its master’s degree in computer science in 2014, earning an advanced credential in the subject was expensive and often …

Oil Prices Are Stabilizing and Will Increase, Says Greene

It’s almost time to short this year’s crude rally, according to the new chief executive officer of Phibro LLC, the century-old commodities firm that …

Obama Energy Czar: Fracking Is Good For The Environment

Hydraulic fracturing, a process more commonly referred to as fracking, is actually good for the environment, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said at a …

Qatar’s oil boom created the world’s most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, and Naomi Campbell made their way through the VIP crowd, past the fleet of Bentleys, and toward the waiting helicopter.<p>Hirst—the English artist best known for his multi-million dollar sculpture of a shark floating in formaldehyde—was in town on official business. Qatar …

Natural Gas

Dismal time for Gulf oil = record low lease bidding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government's annual sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico attracted hardly any interest on Wednesday, …

Oil

BeepWee - PC Gaming, tech, and geek culture!

BeepWee - PC Gaming, tech, and geek culture!

Look out, U.S.: China set to become a natgas giant

China has been working on developing its shale gas resources for a few years now, with mixed success, mainly because of the difficult geology. But times are changing and, due to developments in shale, Asia’s biggest economy is well on its way to becoming the world’s second-largest producer of …

Fossil Fuels

Rio Olympics: Shaunae Miller's 'Dive' That Denied Allyson Felix Gold Divides Twitter

When Shaunae Miller dove across the finish line in the women's 400 meters Monday night, she not only claimed an Olympic gold medal but also sparked a heated debate about the ethics of her last-ditch move.<p>The Bahamian athlete left her feet in the final yards of the race, beating U.S. track star …

Athletics

New security flaw in credit card chip system revealed

Computer researchers claim to have found yet another flaw in the upgrade to the chip-based credit cards in the United States.<p>The chip on these credit cards have been praised for making them nearly impossible to counterfeit. While the cards also contain a magnetic strip, that strip is supposed to …

Credit Cards

AEP: US shale producers weather oil price storm

Opec's worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets with oil, it has still failed to break the back of the US shale industry.<p>The Saudi-led Gulf states have certainly succeeded in killing off a string of global mega-projects in deep …