If you’ve ever been to Texas, you’ve probably seen a lot of oil wells. That’s because Texas has some of the most oil-rich land in America—and has produced some of the wealthiest Americans in history.
And it’s not just the oil itself: Many surrounding industries have built incredible careers and gave Texans prosperous lives.
In this episode, Texas energy veteran Lee Nivikoff stops by to share the ins and outs of working with oil and gas fields in Texas.
Not sure if you want to get involved? Listen now!
Show highlights include:
- Why the media gets fracking wrong (and how fracking really works) (12:43)
- Why Texas is the best place in America to get into the energy industry (15:44)
- How the economic climate impacts the oil market (and why prices might go up soon) (19:10)
- The counter-intuitive way a higher oil price can foster innovation and research. (21:14)