Explore the exciting new direction of the Energy Management Program at Price College of Business! Uncover the upcoming Renewable Certificate, a groundbreaking addition that enhances students' understanding of power, business development, and sustainability
Explore the evolution of mindset at Enron from problem-solving confidence to product-pushing arrogance with Mike and Brent. Join their insightful discussion on transitioning from clever to smart and the significance of adaptability in the energy sector.
Discover the mission behind "Creating Energy Leaders" as Mike and Brent delve into their efforts to cultivate versatile professionals in the energy sector. Learn how adaptability, skill transferability, and seizing opportunities define the journey of these energy leaders.
Explore Mike McConnell’s transformative journey as a Landman and its profound impact on his career trajectory. From the early days in the land department to navigating the ever-changing energy landscape, learn how his experiences shaped his perspective and brought him to where he is today.
Discover Mike McConnell’s journey as the Director of the Energy Management Program. Join him as he reflects on the evolution of the program, the challenges faced in a changing energy landscape, and the key skills needed for success in the industry.
Join Ryndi Collier, land title expert and co-founder of the 2R Group, as she delves into the critical differences between how the gas and oil industry approaches land title searches and how the renewable energy sector can learn from it.
Steve and Russell discuss what project managers should understand about the VP role and how they can make their job easier. They emphasize the importance of clear communication, relying on each other, and avoiding surprises.
Steve and Russell discuss what it takes to be a successful project manager (PM). They emphasize the importance of learning to manage issues and not being deterred by problems, as they are a natural part of the job.
Steve talks about the importance of interpersonal skills in the workplace. He shares how his mentor, Russell Shaw, helped him become more organized and better at forming relationships with colleagues and clients.
Jack Clark discusses how technology has impacted the industry since the start of his career and where he sees things shifting in the next several years. He mentions the importance of utilizing databases and analytics to see trends, which helps find a shorter path to where you're trying to get to.
Brandon & Jack discuss the key factors that contribute to a successful working relationship between in-house and field landmen. They emphasize the importance of effective communication, active listening, understanding the client's goals and reporting parameters, and being flexible in adapting to the client's needs.
Jack Clark shares his experience and advice for those transitioning to an in-house role. He emphasizes the importance of visiting the field and speaking with surface owners and mineral owners to gain a better understanding of the culture and environment.
Jack Clark discusses his journey of starting his own brokerage, sharing his experiences of working for influential mentors and securing work for the firm. He also shares the challenges of managing a brokerage and transitioning from a field Landman to a broker.
Brent Broussard discusses the key components of a successful project, including understanding the client's circumstances and timing, as well as the role of a good project manager in serving as a conduit between the field team and the client.
Tom Dudley explains how his mission statement of providing quality service and products, fostering employee growth and creativity, and maintaining a profitable business with a fair return came from past experiences and a desire to treat employees with respect and dignity.
Khalil, Brent, and Tom discuss the challenges and strategies to overcome the ups and downs of the land and energy industry, including focusing on a positive attitude, being relentless, and going back to the basics during tough times.
Tom Dudley of Dudley Land Company reflects on the challenges and successes of starting and growing his successful land company, including delegation of responsibilities, automation, and becoming a pioneer in the industry.
Steve Carr and Grant Stetz discuss their predictions for the future of renewable energy, including the potential for the market share of oil and gas to shrink while still allowing room for these industries alongside renewable energy.
Steve Carr and Grant Stetz explore renewable industry training and education. As the shift from oil and gas to renewables continues, renewable enterprises and organizations must educate and train people about this growing industry.
Steve Carr and Grant Stetz discuss misconceptions about landmen and the renewable energy industry, including negative perceptions, the importance of building relationships, and the efficiency of landmen.
Steve Carr and Grant Stetz compare land work for renewable energy and oil and gas projects, including locating locations, interacting with landowners, and reviewing titles and rights of way. Labels distinguish the two projects.