BIC Magazine Industry Roundtable
Dec./Jan. issue on ExxonMobil’s Louisiana expansion and guest column on debunking the term “blast-proof”: Vol. 1 Ep. 12

Dec./Jan. issue on ExxonMobil’s Louisiana expansion and guest column on debunking the term “blast-proof”: Vol. 1 Ep. 12

December 5, 2019

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming Dec./Jan. double issue of BIC Magazine.  This episode will highlight the Louisiana expansion by ExxonMobil and the guest column by RedGuard on debunking the term "blast-proof". 

November 2019 issue preview BIC Magazine: Vol.1 Ep. 11

November 2019 issue preview BIC Magazine: Vol.1 Ep. 11

November 4, 2019

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming November issue of BIC Magazine. The episode highlights “From the Publisher” article by BIC Alliance founder and CEO, Earl Heard, as he writes about the “attitude of gratitude.” Erin Stroud, president of the Society of Professional Women in Petroleum’s article in this month’s issue highlights the importance of women in the petrochemical industry. Dylan discusses the importance of this article and what it means to have women in the industry. Mark and Dylan also feature the front and back cover companies and underline the sections of this issue that they found most interesting.

October 2019 issue preview BIC Magazine: Vol. 1 Ep. 10

October 2019 issue preview BIC Magazine: Vol. 1 Ep. 10

October 7, 2019

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming October issue of BIC Magazine.  The episode will highlight Matrix’s expansion while improving project delivery, insightful conversations with industry leaders and discuss the new workforce training bill promoted by Sen. Ted Cruz.

NAPTA: Upskilling the workforce: Vol. 1 Ep. 9

NAPTA: Upskilling the workforce: Vol. 1 Ep. 9

September 4, 2019

Industry Roundtable host Mark Peters visits with NAPTA Executive Director Eric Newby and EHCMA Executive Director Craig Beskid in this episode. The roundtable discusses the upcoming NAPTA Instructor Skills Conference, along with upskilling the current workforce by the efforts and programs offered by both NAPTA (North American Process Technology Alliance) and EHCMA (East Harris County Manufacturers Association).

September 2019 issue preview: Vol. 1 Ep. 8

September 2019 issue preview: Vol. 1 Ep. 8

September 3, 2019

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming September issue of BIC Magazine. The episode will highlight Specialty Welding and Turnarounds growth and the celebration of its five-year anniversary. Other highlights from the September issue include plant manager updates, safety topics, and a look back on the 2019 Louisiana legislative session.

August 2019 issue on hurricane readiness and a turnaround case study: Vol. 1 Ep. 7

August 2019 issue on hurricane readiness and a turnaround case study: Vol. 1 Ep. 7

July 30, 2019

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming August issue of BIC Magazine. The editor's podcast, featuring the August issue, Vol. 1 Ep. 7, will highlight a 3-page hurricane readiness and response article for BIC Alliance members, a turnaround case study with AltairStrickland and articles on recent events. A keynote address, at the Downstream 2019 Exhibition and Conference, from Chevron’s President of Manufacturing, Mike Coyle, will be a top feature.

IVS: Let’s make a deal Vol.1 Ep. 6

IVS: Let’s make a deal Vol.1 Ep. 6

July 25, 2019

IVS Investment Banking, a leading provider of merger and acquisition (M&A), recapitalization, management-led buyout, private placement and consulting services, hosted a webinar titled “Let’s make a deal!”

The webinar covered a variety of topics and lessons learned in M&A. Panelists included Tanner Moran, managing director at Hastings Equity Partners; Robert Viguet, partner at Porter Hedges LLP; and John Zapalac, managing director at IVS Investment Banking. IVS President Thomas Brinsko will moderate the session.

June/July BIC Magazine issue preview Vol.1 Ep. 5

June/July BIC Magazine issue preview Vol.1 Ep. 5

May 30, 2019

BIC Magazine’s Managing Editor, Dylan Krieger and Industry Roundtable host, Mark Peters discuss the upcoming June/July BIC Magazine issue. In this double issue, Dylan talks about a major Carboline announcement and company updates as well as the in-depth industry profile with ILTA’s Kathryn Clay.

Drones: A tool for industry Vol. 1 Ep. 4

Drones: A tool for industry Vol. 1 Ep. 4

May 28, 2019

BIC Magazine's Mark Peters discusses drone use and growth as an industry tool with Chief Drone Pilot of Shell Deer Park John McClain and DataWing co-founder and COO Landon Phillips.  The roundtable discusses topics on cost-benefit, safety and the future of drones for the oil and gas industry.

 

Texas Expansions Vol. 1 Ep. 3

Texas Expansions Vol. 1 Ep. 3

May 20, 2019

BIC Magazine’s Mark Peters discusses current expansion projects in Texas and the workforce needed with special guests Heather Doyle of Petrochemical Update and Bryant Black of the Greater Houston Partnership. Tune in to hear all of the industrial construction activity that is taking place due to the shale boom.