Monthly Archive: March 2012

NEOS Eyes a Bright Future in Geoscience in the Middle East

On the NEOS stand at GEO 2012

NEOS achieved success as presenters and new exhibitors at last week’s GEO 2012, the 10th Middle Eastern Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, in the small country of Bahrain. This bi-annual event welcomed more than 5,000 trade visitors and conference delegates from many countries around the world, namely those from countries in the Middle East surrounding Bahrain. …

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Updated: NEOS Narrated Slideshow


Well, after a year in the spotlight, it came to be time to retire our original narrated slideshow and to replace it with a newer model. Below you’ll find the latest edition, updated to reflect the latest round of projects we’ve been undertaking for our clients in conventional and unconventional basins around the world. Click here …

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Khan Academy: The Future of Education?

Really terrific segment on 60 Minutes this evening, featuring Sal Khan and his not-for-profit, Khan Academy, an Internet-based educational portal that provides online educational tutorials to more than 4 million visitors from around the world each year. Their mission – to provide a free online education to anyone, anywhere. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is a …

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Hydraulic Fracturing Explained

American engineering ingenuity delivering America’s energy security. Learn more about the hydraulic fracturing process used to safely and efficiently unlock the hydrocarbons contained within unconventional shale reservoirs. Video courtesy of the American Petroleum Institute.

Giddy for ADDYs – NEOS’ Body of Work Recognized

ADDY Awards graphic

At NEOS, lots of things excite our Marketing team, and the ADDY Awards are no exception! The American Advertising Federation-Houston (AAF-H) represents advertising professionals encompassing all disciplines in the advertising, marketing, and communications industries. Each year, the organization hosts the ADDY Awards, a celebration in recognition of impressive bodies of work developed by ad agencies, …

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A Successful Showing at the 3-D Seismic Symposium

RMAG 2012 - Denver (1)

Last week NEOS exhibited at the 18th Annual 3-D Seismic Symposium, where Denver’s industry societies come together for their premier meeting of the year. Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG) and the Denver Geophysical Society (DGS), the conference attracted nearly 1,000 participants, with representation from over 30 companies. The one-day event was held on …

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We’ve Moved to a New Sweet Spot!


5 Leadership Lessons from James T. Kirk


I debated on whether this should be a full post, or a simple article link. In the end, I think Star Trek deserved the full treatment. And when it comes right down to thinking about a leader and leadership, who wouldn’t want to follow James T. Kirk to the edge of the universe? Captain Kirk’s 5 …

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Friday Fun: Hipster Orchestra Honors Oscar and the Movies

The Hipster Orchestra features a group of classically trained musicians who interpret the modern ‘classics’ (from Nirvana to the theme song from The Jeffersons) in their own unique way. This week, they honor Oscar and some of the most recognized musical scores from our favorite movies.