• December 5, 2019

    Interesting Questions To Ask


    Whether you’re introverted or extroverted, it doesn’t really matter: There are things one must do to have the kind of captivating conversations that will attract others to your social circle. Instead of asking basic questions we’re all tired of answering, …

  • December 3, 2019

    Welcome Newest Timekeeper – Jennifer!


    Jennifer joins UP as the newest addition to our Timekeeper group. She was most recently working as a UP on-site employee at Shell (since 2015).  She has worked at various job sites including Shell Norco, Shell Geismar and Marathon.  In …

  • December 2, 2019

    Leadership Is Not About Control


    Great leadership is not about control.  It’s about taking care of your people and making them better.  It’s not ego-based; it is eco-based. “Good leaders make people feel that they are at the very heart of things, not at the …

  • November 25, 2019

    2019 Thanksgiving Potluck


    We kicked off Thanksgiving week with a company potluck!  The homemade dishes were delicious as always.  Happy Thanksgiving week to all!      

  • November 21, 2019

    UP November Birthdays!


    Happy Birthday to our November babies (minus a couple)! We hope you had a great birthday month😁 Shelby Adams (pictured right) Brittany Daigle (pictured left) Trey Hollingsworth Meredith Martinez Patti Benoit (pictured middle)

  • November 20, 2019

    Forcing Yourself to Get Up at 4 a.m. Won’t Make You More Successful


    When people insist on the 4 a.m. morning, they’re assuming that everyone works under the same biological script, and that changing that script is simply a matter of willpower. But this simply isn’t true. People don’t achieve early schedules based on …

  • October 24, 2019

    How Much Money Do Engineers Actually Make?


    Is it worth it to study hard and become an engineer?  The answer is YES!!  Engineering salaries range according to the specific specialization but overall are a very profitable career choice.  With multiple job types, these salaries that can exceed …

  • October 14, 2019

    Will the Younger Generation Save Us From Office Life?


    Younger workers increasingly expect and demand flexibility — paid leave for a new baby, generous vacation time, ability to work remotely, come in late, leave early, make time for exercise, etc.  The younger generation has been called lazy and entitled. …

  • October 10, 2019

    Safety Quote – Josh Robertson


    UP appreciates Josh Robertson and his commitment to safety! Thank you, Josh!  

  • August 6, 2019

    U.S. Crude Oil Production Continues to Set Records


    Crude oil prices began rising in early 2019 partially offsetting the price drop seen at the end of 2018.  Read more for several other factors that contributed to increases in the U.S. production forecast.  https://www.oilandgaspeople.com/news/19089/us-crude-oil-production-continues-to-set-records/?fbclid=IwAR0OZ0Sm26AdqgAIb_yJCnAputYAHjhWRNbqwjoKotG6dS3GnIi4BuIbD34