Opinion

Crude Pressure?

The world has adequate supplies of crude oil despite OPEC’s recent assessment that market for crude will be undersupplied by ~0.4 million barrels per day in 2018. U.S. crude... continue reading

CTRM As An Ecosystem

CTRMRadio episode 4 is now out in which we discuss CTRM as an ecosystem with Neil Palmer of Beacon, Gareth Phillips and Libby Koehn of Brady, and Michael Hinton... continue reading

EU Internet Copyright Law Rejected

Members of the European Parliament today rejected a copyright law in its current form that would have had an impact on sites like ours and sparked a wikipedia blackout... continue reading

Post-GDPR Marketing

As everyone will know, GDPR, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, came into force on the 25th May of this year. ComTech took all steps necessary in an attempt... continue reading

Drillinginfo’s Energy Disruptors Summit – Examining Today’s Toughest Energy Issues in a Beautiful Setting

I had the opportunity to participate in Drillinginfo’s 2018 Energy Disruptors Summit last week in Lake Tahoe.  This event, which focused on many of the critical issues facing today’s... continue reading

North Korea – A Guest Blog by David Calmonson

I thought that may get your attention. I was thinking more about a North Career summit – i.e. are there any jobs worth doing in the North (sorry –... continue reading

European Energy…

I’m here in Budapest attending the ETCSEE Conference. It seems well attended and the morning sessions were interesting. I’m writing this during a break. However, the initial presentation by... continue reading

An Update: Long Island Iced Tea/Long Blockchain Corp crashes to Earth

As readers of this blog may remember, back in December I looked at the story of the Long Island Iced Tea Corp. changing their name to the Long Blockchain... continue reading

Central & Eastern European ETRM

The survey looking at CEE region vendors hasn’t had many responses to date, which is rather disappointing as there is quite a vibrant set of local vendors located in... continue reading

Contigo Snap Survey Produces Interesting Results

UK-based, Europe-focused ETRM vendor, Contigo, just put out the results of a snap survey it did during March 2018. It got 56 responses and the results are very interesting.... continue reading

Give us Your Point of View!

As we head into the weekend, we still have two surveys going and are looking for responses. Each takes around 5 minutes to complete and each will result in... continue reading

Brady PLC Gets Focused

A couple of weeks ago, I spent the day with a team at Brady PLC headed by Ms. Libby Koehn, Chief Product Officer. It had been a while since... continue reading

The consolidation trend continues – Quorum buys Entero

Quorum announced late last week that they had purchased Calgary-based Entero.  As both companies have had considerable success in their respective markets – Quorum in the US E&P and... continue reading

Is the “era of regulation” over in Europe?

By Aviv Handler, ETR Advisory With the MiFID[1] II deadline now more than 3 months past (the rules started in 3rd January 2018), life seems to have become quieter... continue reading

Allegro announces the acquisition of FEA

Allegro announced this morning that they had acquired energy and commodity risk and analytics firm Financial Engineering Associates (FEA) from MSCI, who had previously bought FEA as part of... continue reading

It’s Noisy Out There – The Marcom Dilemma

Marketing and communications has always been a fascination for me and I have done my stint as a VP of marketing – a role I thoroughly enjoyed. That was... continue reading