Posted June 15, 2006
My oil world expanded about five years ago. I sat in a solarium just off the food court at the University of Kansas student union, talking with two men who said they were from Turkey and Azerbaijan, respectively. They wore suits, unlike most of the foreign students I conversed with. When I asked why, they told me, "We are petrochemical engineers, and we're here because we need help building a pipeline."
Posted April 28, 2006
Though I wasn't in Scotland anymore, the man next to me on the train was Scottish.
Posted January 31, 2006
With the coal and natural gas markets booming, land disputes between the two industries are heating up.