Top Rigzone-Staff Picks for 2016
Rigzone’s editorial staff handpicks articles they enjoyed writing the most in 2016. Leave your personal favorites in the comments below.
This story has a couple of unique things going for it: The GE-BHI deal is an interesting juxtaposition against the BHI-HAL deal that fell apart earlier this year, and it’s a good example of what probably is ahead for the OFS group – consolidation. –Deon Daugherty
It’s impressive to see how the U.S. shale revolution can spur growth throughout the economy. It’s been good for the petrochemicals, power, manufacturing, transportation and other sectors. For this particular story, I examined how a multibillion-dollar transmission and storage project could support job creation in multiple states. It’s always encouraging to see how the country’s bounty of natural gas can lead to new career opportunities for people across various industries. –Matthew Veazey
It will be interesting to see how digital technology has impacted and will continue to impact the oil and gas industry. I found this talk by Gartner’s Peter Sondergaard on the topic interesting. –Karen Boman
So much has been reported about the Great Crew Change and the impending skilled worker shortage, but not a lot on what the new leaders of the oil and gas industry will need to be like – behaviors they should exhibit and skills/expertise they should possess. This story explores the new breed of industry leaders. –Valerie Jones
The NDA asserted its influence on Nigeria’s oil sector in 2016 and it was impossible to ignore. The significance of the NDA attacks on the country’s energy infrastructure sent shockwaves throughout Africa. –Andreas Exarheas
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