Swan Song

For the past two years this space has carried essays on topics ranging from climate hysteria, vengeful bureaucracies and the failings of media, to the wonders of ice cream and tributes to Charles Krauthammer and Chuck Berry.  It has been a delight to share with you experiences across the spectrum. In my 40+ years in and around the upstream oil and gas industry, it.. read more →

Oil and Gas Industry and Public Policy Veteran Announces Creation of PolicyWorks America, LLC

DENVER (March 1, 2017) – Jack R. Ekstrom, who recently retired from Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) as Vice President of Corporate and Government Relations, has launched PolicyWorks America.  The Denver-based consultancy specializes in advocacy for conventional fuels and energy production, creation of winning political strategies and advancement of corporate communication objectives. “Retirement certainly doesn’t.. read more →