Gender / Diversity
Making Gender Diversity a Reality in the Oil and Gas Industry
The SPE Women in Energy committee works to create opportunities for women to enable them to step into leadership roles and pursue their career goals.
Gender Diversity: A Test for Leadership
Schulmberger Senior Adviser Pierre Bismuth shares the importance of company leadership's support for successful diversity initiatives in the industry.
Diversity and Inclusion: The Gender Balance in a Performing Organization
The TWA HR Discussion team interviews Theresa Barnett, North America regional manager, Halliburton Consulting, who provides insight into understanding diversity and inclusion, particularly as it pertains to women, and ways organizations can make their workforce truly diverse.
Talent Diversity: Why Nontraditional Degrees Matter in the Oil Industry
Professionals from the oil and gas industry share how their nontraditional degrees are benefiting their career.
Habits That Undermine Women's Own Success: How Many Are You Guilty of?
This article lists six habits that undermine women's success in the workplace.
Marie Tharp: How the Pioneer Oceanographer Proved Plate Tectonics With Her Ocean Floor Maps
With her pioneering work in ocean floor cartography, Marie Tharp helped prove the plate tectonics theory in earth sciences.
Former SPE President Eve Sprunt Publishes Book on Dual-Career Couples
Former SPE President Eve Sprunt talks about her recent book on dual-career couples and shares her advice to millennials on achieving a good work/life balance.
To Seem Confident, Women Have to be Seen as Warm
New research provides insight into why women may hold fewer leadership positions.
Diversity and Inclusion: A Young Professional’s Tools for Success
If you aspire to a leadership position, go beyond being capable of working in a diverse team and leverage it to drive innovation.
Factors Impacting Dual-Career Couples Results of the December 2011 Talent Council Survey
Chevron's Eve Sprunt and Susan Howes discuss results of an SPE survey on dual-career couples.
Northern Lights of the Arctic: Diversity Exchanges
Amir Soltani, Statoil, discusses the diverse workforce represented in the Arctic and what it is like to live and work there.
Women in Climate Change
Interviews with three women who are working to develop solutions to climate change.
Women With Advanced Degrees Build New Pathways for Emerging Countries
Three women in advanced graduate studies talk about their work and how to attract more young women into science.
Women in R&D
Three women working in R&D offer perspectives on their work, why they joined that branch of the industry, what projects they work on, and what keeps them challenged.
Keeping the Work/Life Balance
An examination of work/life balance issues by women in the industry.
Conquering the Field
Another new series debuting this issue looks at young women in the oil industry—where are they working, what are they doing, what are their challenges? In this first article, we explore the experiences of women working in the field.
Ceri Powell, VP, Strategy, Royal Dutch Shell Group
Ceri Powell explains how she got into the industry, her advice for young professionals, and how she views the role of women in our industry.
Gender Diversity and Innovation
Comments from TWA Editor Tony Thomas on a recent study looking at the impact of gender diversity on innovation in companies.
Managing Gender Diversity: Five Secrets for a Manager’s Toolkit
Kurt Weiss walks readers through several recent studies about the importance of gender diversity within the industry.
Obstacles on the Road to Success
Sara Akbar shares her experiences and wisdom she has gained while pursing her life's work in the oil and gas industry.
Women in the Industry
Two young professional women discuss their roles and responsibilities in the energy industry.
Jerri Babin, Director, Rig Solutions Sales Support, National Oilwell Varco
Jerri Babin of National Oilwell Varco shares her perspective on how the industry has evolved and the future prospects for women.
The Route I Followed
Karen Schou Pedersen shares her experiences and wisdom she has gained whle pursuing her life's work in the oil and gas industry.
Addressing the Needs of Dual-Career Couples
Presenting results of a 2007 SPE survey on dual-career couples in the oil and gas industry.
Aramco Engineer Balances Work, Family
A Saudi Aramco engineer discusses being one of a few women, and how she balances work and family while sacrificing neither.
Women’s Role in the Oil and Gas Industry
Schlumberger field engineer Celeste A. Pastorini notes the challenges facing women in the oil and gas industry.
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