Guest Column: ConocoPhillips Girls Talk Tech Summer Program Inspires a New Generation of Young Women

By Kathryn Donelson, ConocoPhillips Senior Communications Analyst The hallways of ConocoPhillips’ headquarters in Houston were alive with the sounds of laughter and excitement as 12 high school girls met in person for the first time after a month of virtual interaction. The girls were there to give their final presentations, the culmination of four weeks…

Nicole Oakes, a crude supply and trading manager for Chevron’s Latin America team, starts her day connecting with her counterparts all over the world. The energy and variety in a day of energy trading is something Nicole is drawn to. “Not many people can say their day’s work involves constant contact with teams located in…

Jessica joined Chevron as a cyber threat intelligence coordinator where her job was to read and edit reports written by cybersecurity analysts. As she learned more about cybersecurity and got on the job training, her interest in the role of a cyber threat intelligence analyst grew. A big part of her job entails researching and accurately writing…

Kelsey Prestidge, a drill site manager, oversees personnel on location, logistics and safety for Chevron’s midcontinent business unit. As a drill site manager, she oversees personnel on location, logistics and safety. The personnel aspect entails ordering equipment, the cement product, casing, cleaning supplies, etc. The safety aspect entails working with safety representatives on location to…

University of Texas (UT) student Katie shares her story about the role oil and natural gas play in her life. Katie is a second-year petroleum engineering major, and while she has a STEM focus, the industry could not provide for all Texans without employees of other educational backgrounds, including communications, government or business. At UT, students…

Katie Mehnert, wife, mother, and founder of Pink Petro, acknowledges the importance of children knowing the role energy plays in their lives. Read her full post below as she discusses sharing the energy conversation. Why Our Kids Need to Know About Energy Katie Mehnert, Wife, Mom, and Energy CEO @katiemehnert My daughter and I had a…

February 7, 2017 TXOGA is a proud partner of HERWorld Energy Forum hosted by Pink Petro. This is an innovative one-day learning event will be hosted on March 8, 2017 with locations across the world participating via web streaming technology. HERWorld is on International Women’s Day and will address new frontiers in the energy industry where business,…

What’s a good blueprint for achieving success in the oil and natural gas industry? Watch this video of April Sharr, Programming Business Development Manager, Water Management at Baker Hughes to find out.  

The energy industry is made up of diverse individuals with a common goal of producing oil and natural gas. In the video below, April Sharr of Baker Hughes shares why the people in the oil and natural gas industry are the best people to work with.  

Thank you to all of the moms working in the oil and natural gas industry and to all of the moms who have raised oil and natural gas workers!  Like the children featured below, we are very appreciative of everything you do!                            …

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