Crude oil powers our lives, but how many of us know what it is, where it comes from, and how it's extracted? This substance, commonly known as petroleum, holds the keys to our economic castle, so perhaps it's time for us to get slick with oil... (Read More)
If you haven't heard of it, the Bakken shale formation is a subsurface geological formation occupying approximately 200,000 square miles in Montana, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
According to a 2008 U.S. Geological Survey report, the... (Read More)
As the Obama administration sets out to promote its new Clean Power Plan, one might wonder how the U.S. generates most of its electricity.
Although coal and natural gas are the most common sources for electricity, coal represents a severely... (Read More)
In the world of automation, virtual is the new reality.
Advances in workforce development, training and simulator technology are fast-tracking the time it takes for an operator to get from entry-level to expert.
The fact is, engineering... (Read More)
Nanotechnology has changed the way materials and substances interact with each other since the term was first coined in 1974.
Today, advances in nanoscale engineering are revolutionizing the world of oil and oil-related... (Read More)
Did you know that 85% of WOMA members' businesses are family-owned? Truth is, many of them are in their second and third generations of family ownership. Creating a personalized experience and offering great customer service are key elements in... (Read More)