With all that’s changing in global energy, board conversations around the top table at oil and gas companies should be pretty interesting. What are they discussing?
You’ve no doubt heard about bitcoin, a cyber currency based on a technology called blockchain? Well, there’s so much more to blockchain than currency, and it will eventually have a pretty dramatic impact on aspects of oil and gas. Curious? Read on.
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