‘Shalelujah’ Chorus Takes Center Stage At CERAWeek 2012

Susan Murphy | Publisher

It was the promise of the shale gas boom that led the ‘Shalelujah’ Chorus during this year’s CERAWeek energy conference in Houston. The oil patch power brokers repeatedly called for a proactive energy policy with state by state oversight while reiterating that more transparency within the industry is necessary to allay public concerns about potential environmental effects of the new technologies.

The bold predictions about the future of nat gas were dimmed somewhat by the Senate vote on the NAT GAS act that was rejected 51 – 47 that same week. What “should” have been a slam-dunk turned out to be a “who’da thunk?” Where it goes from here is anyone’s guess. What remains clear is that shale gas has the potential to revolutionize the country’s future if the politicians get out of the way!

About The OCTG Situation Report

Susan Murphy is the Publisher + Editor in Chief of The OCTG Situation Report, a leading authority focused on the North American Oil Country Tubular Goods market. Susan has worked alongside the founder of The OCTG Situation Report, Duane Murphy (and yes, there is a family connection!) for the past decade assisting in various aspects of producing the monthly publication and special projects including market research and development. It had long been suspected that Susan carried the 'OCTGene,' a fact that was confirmed when she took the reins in 2012. A native of Michigan and now practicing cowgirl, Susan employs her education from both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University bringing her expertise in the areas of research, marketing, branding and creative and technical writing to The Report. She has also enjoyed a successful business career as a lauded entrepreneur, running her own brand/marketing and advertising/design firms.
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