Last month, we held a facility tour as a pre-summit session for the Midwest Energy Association (MEA) Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit. Our attendee evaluations just rolled in, so we thought we’d go through and tease out any info that might be helpful to those planning their own facility tour in the near future. So here’s are our top 5 takeaways:
The Lyall Blog
In an article last week, The Washington Post editorial board proposed a policy that they believe would not only lower gas prices in the United States but also spur economic growth and make our international allies happy. The policy? Apparently it already exists: Remove the U.S. ban on domestic crude oil exports. A ban the editorial board called, “irrational and outdated.”
After reading a recent LA Biz article discussing how lean manufacturing has a serious PR problem these days due to common misconceptions, we thought it might be a good idea to help get the word out about the enormous benefits of this approach to business. At Lyall, we’ve practiced lean manufacturing for 15 years, which has allowed us to strengthen a successful and growing company run by happy and successful employees. Following is a short breakdown of what lean manufacturing means, as well as some of the common myths regarding the approach.
The Oil Drop In a Nutshell
Many reports attribute the current state of the market to decreased global demand for oil, coupled with swelling shale oil production in the U.S. These factors have created major stockpiles, driving prices down. If oil production stays the same or increases (as it is currently), prices will continue to plummet as inventory stacks up. And oil and gas investors are taking note.