When Down Means Up: Retooling the Oil Industry

April 21, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin

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Will new technologies save the US oil industry from a crash? The crude oil price has collapsed from $100 to below or around $50, driven by over supply and geopolitics. Many believe that the US oil boom is coming to the end. To the doomsayers’ surprise, the price squeeze is creating a new incentive for US oil companies to implement innovative technology to boost cost efficiency. This week, we will explore the dramatic advancement that’s taking place in the industry and helping US companies to develop new competitive advantages against Saudi Arabia. I will explore new techniques and emerging technology, such as nanotechnology, with Robert Bryce, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and Jay Kipper, Program Director, Bureau of Economic Geology at University of Texas, Austin.

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“Business Reinvention with Nancy Lin” keeps you up to date on emerging trends and business innovations that could transform your industry. The show helps you make sense of new technologies and business models to understand their implications. Nancy Lin is a thoughtful and engaging host with a knack for asking questions that draw out unexpected insights. Her in-depth interviews with experts empower you to think innovatively and offer you inspiration and business lessons.

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Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.

Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.

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