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What are SEMS Programs?

SEMS programs are a crucial aspect of Oil and Gas operations. The offshore oil and gas industry experienced one of its most severe accidents on April 20, 2010 when the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU), Deepwater Horizon, experienced an uncontrolled release of hydrocarbons that sparked an explosion resulting in a fire that destroyed the MODU […]
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What are Material Coordinators?

Material coordinators who are employed in the Oil and Gas industry, have a variety of duties that put their skills to the test daily. Materials coordinators are responsible for a broad range of duties related to inventory management and the oversight of products and materials. They inspect and record shipments of products and equipment and may […]
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What is HSE in Oil and Gas?

The petroleum industry makes use of many different activities in all the sectors of the business cycle: from upstream to downstream. Oil and Gas services company’s management apply HSE policies to all levels of operations and in all sectors. Health, Safety, Environment are separate issues, each with its own technology, but they are often combined […]
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Why Are Gas Prices So High?

Driving in the past three months has become a more expensive task than ever before with gas prices here in the US reaching record highs. Over the last three years, the Oil and Gas industry, and everyone in it including ourselves, has gone through a whirlwind of a time to say the least. Pandemics, wars, […]
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Why is LinkedIn a useful tool in Oil and Gas?

The oil and gas industry is one that is known for moving slower than other industries with the times and digital marketing is a topic which falls under that slow moving trend. Of course, nowadays, digital marketing practices in oil and gas are widely adopted, especially after the effects that the Coronavirus pandemic had on […]
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The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season So Far.

This year, we begun our annual hurricane season in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico with the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasting a 65% chance for an above normal season and predicting that there is a 70% chance of having 14 to 21 named storms, of which […]
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The Power of Wind Energy!

What is wind energy? Is it viable in the United States? How can it work alongside our Oil and Gas Industry to help us continue to power our nation? These are questions posed by skeptics, critics, and proponents of wind energy. Although it is a fairly well-established industry in Europe, wind energy, and especially offshore […]
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Is saying no to Russian oil really saying yes to American?

Over the past month, we have all witnessed Russia commit heinous crimes against an independent country and have seen the beginning of a string of economic and political sanctions placed upon Russian individuals, and the country. As a result of this conflict, Oil and Gas prices have soared with Brent and WTI rising to unprecedented […]
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Oil and Gas, an industry where women can thrive!

A couple of words from our leader here at Onward, Nina Spencer, on International Women’s Day. Women deserve to be celebrated, in and out of the workplace, but when I think about being a woman in oil and gas, running a company, I have a whole lot of men to thank. Nina Spencer Every boss […]
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Working four days a week? Is this a distant dream or a new reality?

Imagine if your last day of work every week was a Thursday? Or, if you could stay in on a Monday and start working on Tuesday? Pretty great right? Businesses, governments, local councils, think tanks, and academics have, for quite some time now, been trying to find new ways to increase productivity in the workplace. […]