Colorado Flood Delivers the Last Word on the Safety of Oil and GasTisha Conoly Schuller 10/7/13
If a flood left a motorcycle in your yard, would you let your 10 year old keep it? These are the new challenges for families like mine, those who are displaced, confused, sad, and yet resilient after the 100-year-, 500-year-, 1000-year-, biblical-, you-name-it-flood of 2013.
Like so many thousands of families, mine was reunited after a dramatic five days of separation, which involved a network of support that included coffee, pizza, MREs, a Blackhawk helicopter, a chainsaw, a zip line, Ritz crackers, an army vehicle, and lots of love.
The story unfolded rapidly, starting with flash flooding in our canyon on the night of Wednesday September 11,…Read More
My Short Experience of Oil and Gas HistoryTisha Conoly Schuller 7/26/13
It occurred to me about six months ago that there must be more to this “shale gale” narrative than the now nearly cliché sound bites of the energy revolution. As we prepared for our 25th annual conference, I set out to identify what’s missing in the story. I’m interested in how we can learn…Read More
Forgiveness: Brought to you by PetroleumTisha Conoly Schuller 06/17/13
My job, as it turns out, is a great place for a spiritual practice.
Any of us may be wronged, or think we are wronged, hundreds of times a day. There’s a lot of human interface in this job, and so I’m on both the giving and receiving end of those mistakes. From a committee…Read More