The Three Basic Stages of Offshore Drilling

When it comes to offshore drilling, there are three basic phases in the process. The procedure begins with energy companies sending researchers to identify potential underwater oil deposits. Drilling entitlements are then acquired (though not always required) for the site before it is prepared for exploratory drilling. Let’s take a look at the three phases … Continue reading The Three Basic Stages of Offshore Drilling

The Thermal Treatment Part III – Annealing and Normalization

It’s time for the third part of our processing series – The Thermal Treatment. In this chapter we will detail the heat treatment processes of annealing and normalization. Heat treatment involves heating and cooling materials to change their mechanical and physical properties, without affecting the shape. The goal of heat treatment is to strengthen materials … Continue reading The Thermal Treatment Part III – Annealing and Normalization

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Thought Leadership – Dealing with Workplace Uncertainty

One thing that is certain in today’s workplace is that we all deal with more uncertainty. New leadership, new ownership, and/or new strategy are all variables that create change. And when private equity firms are in the mix, this usually means rapid change in the most impactful parts of the business. Private equity has been … Continue reading Thought Leadership – Dealing with Workplace Uncertainty

Melting Pot – Social Media Matters – Insights On Viral Posts, Post November 2014

Like it or not, social media is firmly entrenched in our daily lives. “Social” blurs the lines between personal and professional interests and smartphones allow this interplay to happen 24/7. 900 million people visit Facebook and 255 million visit Linkedin every month. Half of Americans have a social profile and half of these users are … Continue reading Melting Pot – Social Media Matters – Insights On Viral Posts, Post November 2014