| Money Talk|| re: Reducing Credit Card Limits - lsugradman on 4/15/14 at 3:22 pm|
Please do not do this.
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's your favorite airport to connect through? - lsugradman on 4/15/14 at 3:18 pm|
[quote]Charles de Gaulle[/quote]
Worst airport ever. Especially for connecting.
Dubai was pretty badass but man you have to walk a long arse way between terminals. But at least you are walking thru a mall essentially.
Im going to Singapore in a couple weeks and Ive heard alot of good thing...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - lsugradman on 4/10/14 at 12:36 pm|
[quote]just showed him diving in and moving around on the surface with a flashlight. Say he would've seen something. How would they have retrieved it?[/quote]
what would he have seen? some fishies?
Really a diver with a flashlight?
| Tiger Rant|| re: Talked to Hickey tonight about next year - lsugradman on 4/8/14 at 8:34 am|
Hey Jeremy Hill told people the same thing so......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Home Theater Gurus.... I need some help. Updated - lsugradman on 4/1/14 at 11:05 am|
Just found this thread and had some similar questions for you guys.
I will be moving into a new house soon and want to make sure I set up my home audio system well. I currently do not have any components other than a TV and blu-ray player so definitely a newb when it comes to these things.
| Money Talk|| re: Reasonable salary increase for relocation - lsugradman on 3/31/14 at 8:41 am|
[quote]ETA: Say you're just out of college and you work for Chevron on the N Shore and a year later you're transferred to Houston. Do you really think you're going to get a pay increase? [/quote]
No you wont.
[quote]Do you think moving to Houston from N Shore is going to advance your career?[...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - lsugradman on 3/27/14 at 5:00 pm|
Thats only a "developing story" though. Not nearly as exciting as "breaking news"...
| Money Talk|| re: Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil well sets record (for TMS) - 1540 - lsugradman on 3/26/14 at 4:11 pm|
[quote]cum'd over 1,200,000 bbls [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ever seen a musician perform before they were famous? - lsugradman on 3/26/14 at 4:09 pm|
There was this one time i watched Kelly Clarkson on American Idol. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Another fire in Houston... Arsonist??? - lsugradman on 3/26/14 at 1:10 pm|
There was an arsonist burning up old houses in the Heights when i lived there a few years back. Not sure if they ever caught the guy....
| Money Talk|| re: Linkedin Article on retiring with $1,000,000 - lsugradman on 3/26/14 at 1:06 pm|
[quote]My kids better work their asses off for a scholarship becuase whatever I have saved up for them to go is what they will get and it won't be anywhere near what the "experts" say college will cost by the time they reach that age. Both of them will have about 35-40K each. [/quote]
I feel the...
| Money Talk|| re: Linkedin Article on retiring with $1,000,000 - lsugradman on 3/25/14 at 4:39 pm|
No freaking way I am gonng work into my late 60s. Ive seen too many guys retire and die a couple years later (in one case it was a couple weeks). Or not even make it to retirement at all. Once my retirement portfolio gets up to a decent amount ($2-3MM) Im out and going to sit my wrinkled arse on a be...
| Money Talk|| re: Top 10 stocks - lsugradman on 3/24/14 at 1:40 pm|
Do you make so much money from giving financial advice since you usually charge for it?...
| Money Talk|| re: 0.6% return so far on 401k and Roth . Will it get any better ? I need to see10% - lsugradman on 3/21/14 at 10:15 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: How long should it take to fill a Sr. Eng position? (oil patch) - lsugradman on 3/21/14 at 3:21 pm|
Most of the REs I work with are extremely smart and do plenty of high-end reservoir simulation and forecasting. Which is the primary subsurface work that drives multi-billion dollar investments. They certainly arent glorified bean counters....
| Money Talk|| re: Where do you see o&g headed in the future? - lsugradman on 3/19/14 at 9:58 pm|
Just look at the number of deep water drill ships under construction and coming into the market over the next five years. That fleet is going to quadruple in size. Those bad boys will be under long term contracts for 5-10 yrs at a minimum. Like was said above- DW =long term and more steady...
| Money Talk|| re: Where do you see o&g headed in the future? - lsugradman on 3/17/14 at 9:15 pm|
My friends who started off working unconventionals for mid size companies were chasing rigs constantly and basically got their dicks run into the ground. Burned out fast w that life. I'd go w Houston company since it sounds like have a plan to move you around a bit early on which is what you want. A...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's say if you had a opportunity in Convent, LA - lsugradman on 3/17/14 at 8:55 am|
Even closer to Pelican Point area. I would look there first then maybe consider GrandPoint/Paulina as well....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's say if you had a opportunity in Convent, LA - lsugradman on 3/17/14 at 8:38 am|
Pelican Point to the Oxy facility in Convent is about a 10-15 minute drive. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's say if you had a opportunity in Convent, LA - lsugradman on 3/17/14 at 8:35 am|
Paulina kids go to Lutcher high school and it does not suck. One of the better public schools in the area and has awesome athletics programs. Its a nice quiet place to live with good people all around. I graduated from Lutcher and Im doing pretty damn good for myself as are plenty of other Lutcher g...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Cody Ford - Big Time OL....right here! - lsugradman on 3/15/14 at 8:04 am|
Yeah i like what ive seen of Cody Ford as well. I wouldnt be surprised if we offer after camp,...
| Money Talk|| re: Where do you see o&g headed in the future? - lsugradman on 3/14/14 at 5:14 pm|
I have worked onshore (conventional), shelf (int'l), deepwater intl and Deepwater GOM. All good experiences but DW Gom is a whole nother world. The GOM in general is very complex and challenging and usually the testing ground for alot of technology....
| Money Talk|| re: Where do you see o&g headed in the future? - lsugradman on 3/14/14 at 12:28 pm|
The deepwater GOM is the most challenging arena in the world. I speak from experience. If you can survive in this high cost-high risk- high reward environment, you can work anywhere else in the world. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - lsugradman on 3/13/14 at 5:50 pm|
thats what happens when you let women in the cockpit...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Americans Season 2 thread "Best show on TV." -SFP - lsugradman on 3/13/14 at 4:24 pm|
What was the deal with Aunt Helen wondering why her dead daughter showed up at her house? I totally did not get that....
| Money Talk|| re: Where do you see o&g headed in the future? - lsugradman on 3/13/14 at 8:14 am|
Ehh the US East Coast doesnt really have the geologic components to be a hotbed of potential oil accumulations. The West Coast does but the politics on that side of the country are gonna make it nearly impossible to do business out there....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - lsugradman on 3/12/14 at 8:21 am|
Aww shite now here come all the bets on Q7. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - lsugradman on 3/11/14 at 1:43 pm|
My future home is actually in Q14
But Im going with Q7...
| Money Talk|| re: Best Online low-fee DIY Investing Site? - lsugradman on 3/11/14 at 1:00 pm|
I use Capital One and Sharebuilder and I am very pleased with both. For Sharebuilder I do their Advantage Automatic Investing plan. Costs $12 a month and you get 12 free trades with it. So a mere $1 for automatic investments..tough to beat....
| O-T Lounge|| re: MagicJack- Anyone have/use this? - lsugradman on 3/6/14 at 10:33 pm|
Im about to move overseas and Im strongly considering getting MagicJack unless someone can convince me otherwise....