“Change before you have to.” ~ Jack Welch “Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” Benjamin Disraeli These are all sayings we’ve heard, but it seems few people really embrace change. So how can we address this within a team or a group? People may resist it, ignore it, talk around it, but rarely want to [...]
The title of our blog today was what my brother in law told me as we were sitting at his kitchen table. He was in the process of doing his bookkeeping and, low and behold, found some cash interspersed with his bills. Now, he figured that the cash had just been misplaced from his wallet. [...]
I think most of us realize that oil exploration and drilling is an extremely hazardous profession. But, the risks don’t end there. This video was taken by an oil field worker on his day off near the Montana / North Dakota border (near Fairview) at @ 11:00 am on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Although you can’t [...]
Well, it may not be as interesting or as weird as the world’s shortest stuntman, the widest mouth, the most Big Mac’s consumed, the most times hit by a car in two minutes, or the loudest burp – male; but North Dakota’s oil driller have out performed their previous year’s record once again. According to [...]
How often do we pause in our lives to take an objective, critical, thought provoking look at just what we are doing and why? As I have evolved through my life, I’ve often Monday morning quarterbacked decisions I’ve made, roads I’ve travelled and wondered what if? But more importantly why or why not….?
Oil production topped 400,000 barrels per day in the Fall of 2010 for the entire Williston Basin which includes North Dakota, Eastern Montana and South Dakota. Production has remained in the 400,000 to 425,000 barrel per day range since then because of all the moisture we have received in this area which has slowed production. [...]