Community & Industry News

Joey Hodges
Just last week, we held our 3rdquarter Global Community Council meeting where 40+ leaders from various corporate companies gathered together to discuss best business practices. But before we spill all the juicy details from that meeting, you might need a little background on what exactly the Global Community Council is and why it’s so great.   THE… (Show more)
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Joey Hodges
Our second ever GRIT awards are fast approaching (October 3rd– have you registered to watch yet?), and the results are in. Through this process, we’ve learned a thing or two about what it takes to have GRIT.   Register here to watch the livestream.   The first time we hosted these awards back in March, we reviewed everything from the nominations… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
This week in our series Profiles in GRIT, we introduce you to Nooshin Yazhari, the president and CEO of Optimum Consultancy Services.   Nooshin, who was honored with a GRIT Award at our ceremony back in March, has an incredible story: She’s an immigrant entrepreneur who has made the impossible possible!   “Being a young woman with no capital and… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
We’ve been talking a lot lately about celebrating energy’s leaders. Our GRIT Awards, coming up next month, provide an opportunity to recognize those who are challenging, shaping and advancing the industry as a whole.   But a core part of our mission at Pink Petro is also to help our members harness their potential as leaders and powerful decision… (Show more)
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katie.mehnert
It’s been seventeen years since 9/11. A horrific event in the history of our world. We woke that morning to a world that felt safe, and by the end of the day, we all knew life would never be the same. We faced Ground Zero, and we had to rise.   Where were you?  I was working for Enron.  The first plane hit and I was listening into a conference… (Show more)
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Savannah Turner
We are pleased to announce the upcoming REACTION 26 webcast taking place on 2 October 2018. Register now. Getting up to speed on the new mobility The automotive industry is speeding toward a new era marked by electric-powered vehicles, autonomous vehicles and shared mobility. Even as global sales tick downward,1 individual vehicles will be used… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
  HOUSTON, TEXAS -- August 23, 2018 — Today, Experience Energy, the global careers site that connects energy companies with diverse talent, announced the finalists for the GRIT Awards, a first-of-its-kind awards program that debuted earlier this year at HERWorld Energy Forum. The winners will be announced as part of a half-day conference at the… (Show more)
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Jennifer Lester
This week in our series Profiles in GRIT, we introduce you to Skyler Obregon, Regional Compliance Counsel, U.S. and Canada, for Weatherford International, one of the world's largest multinational oilfield service companies, providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. Weatherford is also a Pink Petro member… (Show more)
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lisa.crilley
Do you have loads of great ideas? You start working on one, then another idea comes along so you drop that to work on the new one. And NOTHING gets done! Here's a better way!
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Mary Johnson
The results are in, and we are not surprised to find so many of our wonderful supporters selected as honorees for the 2018 Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business.   The Women Who Mean Business awards honor Houston-area powerhouse businesswomen who have been carefully selected by the Houston Business Journal and its panel of industry… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
The GRIT Awards is committed to honoring energy’s unsung heroes — the women, men and teams doing the heads-down gritty work of building a new future for energy. At our first-ever GRIT Awards ceremony back in March, one of the teams we honored was the Colorado Stakeholder Relations team at Anadarko, one of the world’s largest independent oil and… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
Geeta Thakorlal is the president of INTECSEA, leader of the Advisian Front End Hydrocarbons & Chemicals global business as part of the WorleyParsons group, a Pink Petro member and a keynote speaker at our upcoming GRIT Awards.   As of today, Geeta is also a member of the Group Leadership Team at WorleyParsons.   The appointment represents… (Show more)
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Mary Johnson
Allison Lami Sawyer’s career is a study in the value of calculated risk.   Before the age of 30, Allison, a speaker at HERWorld18 earlier this year, abandoned her plan to start a company in nanoscale physics to co-found another disruptive business, Rebellion Photonics, which uses technology to help major oil and gas companies bring leak rates… (Show more)
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