Stream Energy

In summer 2017, Hurricane Harvey released nearly 60 inches of rain onto Houston and the southeastern part of Texas including Dallas. The major hurricane is the first to hit landfall on US soil since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Hurricane Harvey is tied with Hurricane Katrina of 2005 as being the costliest hurricanes to hit the United States. The damage totaled approximately $125 Billion. Houston and Dallas were hardest hit with flood zones over 5 feet in many areas. Houses and businesses were lost, residents were left homeless, some were jobless, family members’ and some pets’ lives were lost. Rescue efforts were pushed to the limits. Rescue workers and volunteers came from around the country to help with recovery efforts.

One company’s effort did not go without notice. Stream Energy is a Dallas based independent utility company with a philanthropic realm called Stream Cares. Stream Cares was on hand with the citizens of Dallas to pass out supplies to storm victims. They provided water, food, and other items to the victims. They also worked with charitable organizations to provide housing for the residents of Dallas.

Stream Energy began in 2005 as an independent direct selling energy company. Stream Energy used the “word of mouth” approach to grow its business. The company chose to use independent contractors to help customers evaluate their utility bills and determine if they could save money by switching their service.

This dynamic method of sales put the young company in a unique position to where they are now as a multi-billion-dollar company. At the core of this successful company Stream Energy has a philanthropic heart. Many corporations support various charities, but Stream Energy once again shows their uniqueness by not just writing a check but going out into the field with management and agents ready to lend a helping hand.

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OSI Group’s Growth Attributable To Technology Investments

The OSI Group has transformed and transitioned itself from a regional supplier of meat and vegetable products into a global multinational corporation focusing on sufficing the global food chain industry. At the heart of the company’s expansion, successful investments, and acquisitions around the world is cutting edge technology and franchising model. Technology has, in this regard, played a major role in the transformation of the company from the 1900s single butchery into the present day multinational corporation with a presence in over 17 countries.

OSI Group started technologically revamping its operations in the 1960s when it formed a strategic alliance with the McDonald’s Company. The deal allowed OSI to supply high-quality meat and vegetable products that were fresh enough to meet the MacDonald’s Company’s quality of freshness. As a need, the company invested in new food processing technologies including flash freezing and cryogenic food processing methodologies which allowed the use of liquid nitrogen to quickly freeze food products, thereby reducing prospects of food damage.

Sufficiently sufficing its corporate customer’s expectations, the company consequently expanded together with the McDonald’s. The expansion of McDonald’s from the US to the European and Asian markets for the first time introduced OSI Group to the need to equally expand in order to maintain the strategic business alliance between the two companies.

After expanding into overseas markets, the company saw the need to ramp-up production to ensure that the vast demand poised by the European markets was sufficiently met. The company, therefore, expanded its production lines, food packaging technologies, and transportation methodologies to ensure customers at the retail and wholesale level received their products in the best quality demanded. The transition from a national to a global company consequently ushered the OSI Group into the global growth arena where demand in the Asian and the South American markets prompted joint ventures, franchises, and acquisitions

Part of the expansion and technological growth that has earned the company tremendous reputation also includes the diversification of its menu and product line. In addition to expanding existing food products, the company also diversified further and invested in the development of vegan products as a way of harnessing more market. An emphasis in nutrition is the company’s current goal even as the world gears up towards creating awareness on consumption of food products that pose less of a threat to individual health. The successful expansion of OSI Group has therefore taken meticulous planning and good management practices but has been facilitated by positive investment in technological advances.

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Talos Energy Solidifies Future With Merger And New Oil Discovery

Houston-based Talos Energy on May 10th completed a merger with Stone Energy Corporation, a move that will offer “increased scale and liquidity” for shareholders, a company spokesperson said.

The newly merged operation will appear as TALO on the New York Stock Exchange. The merger was the result of a monumental, almost single-handed effort by Talos CEO Timothy Duncan. He put the finishing touches on the deal while sitting at the kitchen table of his mother’s home in Houston.

Duncan was scrambling in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. It required him to flee his home and get his family to safe ground — all dramatic events happening while Duncan was knee deep in details of the merger.

Certainly, it’s been an eventful couple of years for the scrappy oil exploration company. In 2017 Talos, along with two partners, was the first consortium of privately-owned firms to drill for oil in Mexican territory in more than 80 years. Mexico nationalized its oil industry in 1938. The 2017 project led by Talos was made possible by a change in direction on exploration policy by Mexican officials — an attempt to revitalize that country’s flagging petroleum industry.

Better yet, the drilling project off the shores of the Mexican state of Tabasco brought turned out to be a significant strike. The new well, called the Zama-1, is estimated to contain 1.4 to 2 billion barrels of oil-equivalent. When fully developed, Zama-1 may produce 100,000 barrels per day.

Talos partnered with Sierra Oil and Gas and Premier Oil on the Zama project. Talos Energy will be the lead operator of the project and holds a 35% share.

With the newly completed merger behind it and the production of the Zama-1 ahead of it, the future looks bright for Tim Duncan and Talos. The company is on a firm foundation thanks to a new credit facility agreement which provides a borrowing base of $600 million, half of that available in cash.

Talos Energy is focused on the Gulf of Mexico where it plans future and ongoing exploration projects. Duncan said innovation, efficiency and high technology are keys to making his company competitive over the long term.

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Passion, Dedication & Ethics: Aloha Construction

Aloha Construction, a prominent general contractor from Lake Zurich, Illinois, is making a name for itself via high-quality home-restorative services. Founded by Dave Farbaky in 2008, this family-owned business has become the cream of the crop in the home-improvement industry for the state of Illinois. Aloha Construction can simply get the job done on time, and it will work directly with the homeowner to get the best possible results. You wouldn’t be able to find too many other general contractors that posses such wonder qualities. Being licensed and bonded is the name of the game. The company is very thorough in its approach to home restoration, and it has many happy customers.

So, what’s on the menu for Aloha Construction? As of now, the company is looking to improve on its many services as well as improve on all aspects of the business. Making sure that all of the company’s employees have the right certification is another goal. As tennis great Andre Agassi once said, “image is everything.” For those who are not exactly sure of what home-restorative services they may need, Aloha Construction will happily come out and provide a free consultation. In addition to that, this top-rated general contractor will provide its famous nine-step inspection process. This vigorous inspection is very thorough, and it’s very in-depth. Option after option and service and services is what this company will offer.

From completing multi-million dollar projects to handling basic services for your home, few general contractors in this particular region is willing to do what AC is actually doing. This short article won’t do the company any real justice, but you should have a much better understanding of how genuine this company truly is. In the end, Aloha Construction is definitely setting the bar really high, and it’s changing the status quo.

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Louis Chenevert: Working at United Technologies Corporation

There are certain moments in everyone’s life when they were at their happiest. For some people, their happiest times were at the office. That may sound weird considering how much most people hate going to work, but people who love what they do don’t consider the office a workplace; it’s a second home.

For people like Louis Chenevert, working is something that’s hard for them to give up. After 40 years of working, he’s gotten really close to retiring age, but he’s having trouble giving it all up. He’s not stuck on making a bunch of money or anything like that.

It’s just that he loves working, and the time he spent working at United Technologies Corporation was the happiest years of his life. According to all the positive things people say about him, it appears his years at United Technologies Corporation were also the happiest times of a lot of people’s lives.

It may sound like he worked there forever, but he didn’t join United Technologies Corporation until 2006. Before that, he worked at Pratt & Whitney for 13 years; before that, he worked at General Motors for 14 years. When he started working for United Technologies Corporation, he knew he’d found something special.

Unlike all those other companies, United Technologies Corporation was a place where everyone stayed focused. Running such a global company offered him the chance to learn from and teach people from all over the world. United Technologies Corporation is still one of the most successful global companies in the world.

The objective of everything that United Technologies Corporation did was to develop game-changing technology as quickly as they could. Every small team had brilliant engineers and was led by one main operational leadership team.

By bringing all these people together and leading them by example, United Technologies Corporation began exceeding their customers’ expectations every time. It’s a wonder why Chenevert retired from United Technologies Corporation, leaving the company in 2014 to work at Goldman Sachs.

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