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Mark LaCour

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Toughness and Innovation: Lessons from the Oil and Gas Industry | Mark LaCour

You're Doing it Wrong with Mark Henderson Leary

Some people think that the oil and gas industry has been totally misunderstood over the years for its supposed negative effects to the environment, but there are good stories that the public never hears. Today, I am joined by a good friend of mine, Mark LaCour who wants to debunk these myths. He’s a guy who’s been in the oil and gas industry for a while now and he’s out here telling us what the narrative is really like behind the scenes. From this episode, you’ll also get to learn a great deal about applying innovation to tried and tested systems without losing the essence of your company or industry, and just really keeping an open mind because you never know whether the next opportunity is staring you right there in the face.2:32 Mark tells us about what’s going on in the oil and gas industry right now7:10 As we head into the future, our energy mix is changing13:18 Oil and gas companies have internal venture capital groups and they’re looking for entrepreneurs and giving them resources16:33 How the industry is totally misunderstood 22:17 The oil and gas industry is driven by the culture of safety30:24 Mark talks about the recycling situation in the US34:52 How cooperating with other industries tends to bring the oil and gas industry up to modern standards faster 35:35 The two big major threats facing the oil and gas industry right now: lack of talent and negative publicity38:15 There is a need to figure out what we can do to help the world without being intrusive43:22 Mark's passionate plea to entrepreneurs"Be open-minded. One of the worst things you can do is to think you know it all."GET IN TOUCH:MARK LEARY: www.linkedin.com/in/markhlearywww.leary.ccMARK LACOUR:https://www.linkedin.com/in/oil-and-gas-expert-speaker/https://modalpoint.com/Production credit:Engineering / Post-Production: Jim McCarthyArt / Design: Immanuel Ahiable


9 Jun 2021

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Mark LaCour: "Why Did God Give You Cancer?" - A Provisionist Response

Provisionist Perspective

When bad theology takes over the internet. Drew surprises Eric with a random clip from YouTube he stumbled across. Triggeredness ensues...


26 Oct 2020

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Catch Mark Lacour on the PirateBroadcast


The #PirateBroadcast is where Russ Johns talks with #Interestingpeople doing #Interestingthings. Today Russ has an interesting conversation with Mark LaCour. Mark has been in the oil and gas industry for 20 years, and he started off in sales and selling over $305 million to the oil and gas industry before he started his career in podcasting now he has 11 podcasts in the Oil and Gas industry and wants to raise that number to 20 before the end of the year. Watch the #PirateBroadcast to learn more about Mark LaCour.


7 Jul 2020

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Episode 9 - Thinking uncrated: get out of your mental box to make deals (with Mark LaCour)

Bring in the Closers

This week, we bring you some discussion on predicting trends and figuring out where to find deals without someone telling you, "here is a deal." We then go on to talk with Mark LaCour, Editor-in-chief of the Oil and Gas Global Network. Mark talks to us about the sales landscape of 2019.Connect with Mark: https://www.linkedin.com/in/oil-and-gas-expert-speaker/Find Mark's network's podcasts: https://oggn.com/Bush-China Conference - http://bushchinaconference.org/Connect with Ryan & Ben:https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanraysr/https://www.linkedin.com/in/samuelslandman/Visit us on the web - https://bringintheclosers.com/Call the show - (682) 422-4105Email us - bringintheclosers@gmail.comGet in touch with our producer, Nate - nate.hansen@gor2.com Get on the email list at fivewide.substack.com


11 Sep 2019

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Ep 30 - Mark LaCour - Quality, Sales & Contract Review (Understanding the Standard)


A very special episode today, not just because we are talking sales and finishing the Understanding the Standard Mini Series, but we our guest today, Mark LaCour, Editor in Chief of the OGGN the Oil & Gas Global Network.  Sales is so often not considered as a part of the Quality Management System, but 100% should be.  The fact is that sales buttresses the front and rear of the PDCA Cycle.  Don't under estimate the value of communication and skill of the sales team, and be sure to integrate with your business operations.  Mark has some great suggestions from strategy during implementation of a project to handling Management of Change.Your sales team, sales process, contract review, and identifying customer requirements UP FRONT is vital to winning loyalty and customer satisfaction on the back end.Kyle was guest on episode #18 not #29 (Kyle remembered the episode number incorrectly) with Mark on the Red Wing Oil & Gas HSE Podcast back in 2016, #018 Oil and Gas HSE Podcast: Quality Management Systems and Eliminating Endless Paperwork.Find more about #QualityMatters Podcast and Texas Quality Assurance online at:www.qmcast.com LinkedInFacebookTwitter InstagramQMS BootcampTexas Quality AssuranceYouTubeLearn more about #QualityMatters & Texas Quality Assurance LLC:LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter  | Instagram  | YouTubewww.qmcast.com | Texas Quality Assurance |QMS Bootcamp


3 Sep 2019

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Mark LaCour: A Close-up On The Oil and Gas Industry

The Energy Talk

Mark LaCour is an Oil and gas expert, and speaker. He is also the Editor-In- Chief of the OGGN (Oil and Gas Global Network), which produces the largest oil and gas podcasts in the world.  In our conversation we dive into the complex Geo-politics surrounding the petroleum industry, specification the dynamic relationship between OPEC, Russia, and the USA.  We also speak about the cooperate and environmental responsibilities the petroleum industry has to the world, and how some of the biggest names in Oil and Gas are preparing for the future of energy transition. _____________________ Special thanks to Jensen for providing the music on this episode. Find more of his work with these links Instagram: www.instagram.com/jensen_chuah/ Twitter: twitter.com/jensen_chuah SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/jensenneedsfriends


21 Jul 2019

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Lessons from Mr. Mark LaCour

Interviewing Inspiration Podcast

Today we have the opportunity to hear from Mr. Mark Lacour an Oil and Gas Expert and the creator of the Oil and Gas Global Network -  a group of podcasts that gives you an insider’s view into the industry through the eyes of some top experts.  We got to talk about various aspects of sales, marketing, and this view on the business environment. In addition, be sure to go and listen to some of his podcasts, he does a fantastic job and in fact has helped us get this podcast running.


19 Mar 2019

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SMP #001: Mark LaCour Interview - Safety And The Role Of Big Data [Safety@Work]

Question Time with Sonni Gopal

Mark is a true giant in the field of “digital media networking” and safety. If anyone can talk about safety and the role of big data with confidence, expertise and experiences…it will be Mark.In the Podcast, we discuss some of the challenges that we face, how digital media will play an increasing role going forward and also what Safety practitioners should (or must) do to stay ahead.


10 Jan 2019

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Episode 38: Pipeline Safety Trends with Mark LaCour and Patrick Pistor

Pipeliners Podcast

In a packed and highly-informative edition of the Pipeliners Podcast, host Russel Treat welcomes fellow podcasters Mark LaCour and Patrick Pistor to discuss the latest oil & gas and pipeline safety trends. In this episode, you will learn about the importance of culture in an organization, how companies are focusing more on safety to achieve zero incidents, how training is changing to help a younger workforce get up-to-speed on best practices, the future of pipeline safety technology, and more important topics for pipeliners.


27 Aug 2018

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Mark LaCour on Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Podcast- OGIL001

Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Podcast

In this episode, Paige sits with Mark LaCour at The Capital Grille to discuss his journey in the Oil and Gas Industry from the very beginning as a Strategic Account Manager Oil & Gas at BellSouth (now AT&T) to his current roles as Director of modalpoint and as the Director and Editor of the Oil and Gas Global Network.After about twenty years and four downturns in the Industry, Mark gives some insight into his many lessons learned and challenges he has had to overcome before founding modalpoint.  He even explains how he thought that starting a podcast in the very beginning was a silly idea, which has resulted in an outcome much bigger than he could have expected.Reach out to Mark on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter and learn more about modalpoint and the Oil and Gas Global Network.Sign Up and Win!For a chance to win a $200 gift card from The Capital Grille, visit www.bulwark.com/podcast, enter your information and listen to see if you're the next to get that steak dinner!On the Road 2017 Travel SponsorsLee Hect Harrison are the global experts in talent management currently helping over 75% of the Fortune 500 oil and gas companies simplify the complexity of leadership and workforce transformation.Totaland, the World's Most Advanced Field Land Management System: The Landman's Virtual Office.Engage with the Oil and Gas Global NetworkLinkedIn GroupConnect with PaigePaige Wilson | LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | E-Mail | oilandgasglobalnetwork.com


11 May 2017