Argo Consulting’s Alan Free discusses where the silver lining may be for oil and gas in 2018. As 2017 came to a close, many in the oil patch were hoping the new year would mean a return to increased project activity, healthy opportunities for investment and an uptick in hiring. Any of these would be a welcome shift upward from arguably one of the toughest downturns the industry has seen in years. While some regions have already started to embrace a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2018, several industry watchers have different ideas about where the silver lining may be for the oil and gas sector during the next few quarters. Rigzone recently reached out to Alan Free, senior vice president at Argo Consulting, to get his take on key industry changes during the fourth quarter, important challenges and where the sector growth might come from next year. Free has […]