Consulting at capSpire: the 1 Year Mark by Patrick Erstine

POSTED BY capSpire ON February 22, 2021 IN Blog

Before joining capSpire, I worked at a Fortune 50-sized oil and gas corporation, where I found myself eventually craving more exciting challenges from my work. I was fortunate to find a fit for my skills at capSpire. Working here over the past year has provided me with an ambitious, fast-paced, and immensely enjoyable work experience, …

Data and Culture Change by Richard Payne

POSTED BY capSpire ON February 10, 2021 IN Blog, Digital Transformation

Technology has historically impacted society in discrete waves.  Digital has assumed such significance because this is the first time that a number of technology waves (cloud, IoT, AI, etc) have broken simultaneously and at a price point that makes enormous functionality and processing power available relatively cheaply.  In commodity assets, many producers have been at …

4 Ways Running Makes Me a Better Consultant by Joe Collins

POSTED BY capSpire ON September 10, 2020 IN Blog

Here’s a fun fact: I don’t love running.  I’ve competed in 13+ marathons, devote 5 or 6 days a week to running, and I average 6-10 miles per day. But I don’t actually enjoy it because the journey is grueling and some days it’s hard to push through. What I enjoy about running is the …

All about capSpire Operations Support, Part 5: Continuous Improvement by Patrick Elliott

POSTED BY capSpire ON June 23, 2020 IN Blog, E/CTRM, Featured

The energy and commodity industry isn’t static. After all, markets are dynamic. Regulations are continually updated. Businesses grow and evolve. Software vendors release new versions and patches. In response, support services for commodity trading and risk management systems need to be agile as well. Companies want to be sure they’re getting the best operations support …

The Oil Price Trifecta by Craig Stewart

POSTED BY capSpire ON June 10, 2020 IN Blog

In recent months, it has been difficult to avoid exceptional events hitting the headlines, with conjecture rife around the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the subsequent increase in volatility wreaking havoc within the commodity markets, the next headline-grabbing twist always seems just around the corner. Within the crude oil world, phrases such as “price war”, …

All about capSpire Operations Support, Part 2: Delivery by Scott Creed

POSTED BY capSpire ON June 4, 2020 IN Blog, Featured

When the sophistication of a commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) system is beyond an IT department’s expertise, companies typically hire an operations support partner. But often, these consultancies push their clients into following their processes and adhering to their formula of support. They may approach problems that alleviate the short-term pain but fail to …



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