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Jordan’s Rants #5

Jordan’s Rants #5

To: President@Whitehouse.gov

From: We The People

Re: Any d@mn thing that pops into my head about how this country should be run.

People in power always care about letters, good or bad. Today, if PetroLedger received fewer than a dozen letters complaining about my use of ‘colorful metaphors,’ I’d get the call, “Driskell, you gotta clean it up! Give me your badge and gun. You’re on the bench.”

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Jordan’s Rants #4

Jordan’s Rants #4

It's a Privateer's Life for Me I know what you’re thinking: "Jordan, you’re a lovable, swashbuckling, sort of scamp; why aren’t you a pirate?" And that’s a good question. The answer is simple: I have a healthy respect for the law, and piracy is illegal— has been for...

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Jordan’s Rants #3

Jordan’s Rants #3

Pardon Me, Can I Store My Crude Oil in Your Swimming Pool? Remember a little over a year ago when we had so much oil piling up that you couldn’t pay people to take it (literally). Or when global storage was maxed out and previously successful E&P Operators were...

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Jordan’s Rants #2

Jordan’s Rants #2

A Parable on how outsourcing could save you from an embarrassing Christmas Long before I won the lottery and landed a job in Sales & Marketing, I worked for an insurance company (I won’t give the name, for obvious reasons). It’s a big company; our humble Abilene,...

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Jordan’s Rants #5

Jordan’s Rants #5

To: President@Whitehouse.gov

From: We The People

Re: Any d@mn thing that pops into my head about how this country should be run.

People in power always care about letters, good or bad. Today, if PetroLedger received fewer than a dozen letters complaining about my use of ‘colorful metaphors,’ I’d get the call, “Driskell, you gotta clean it up! Give me your badge and gun. You’re on the bench.”

Jordan’s Rants #4

Jordan’s Rants #4

It's a Privateer's Life for Me I know what you’re thinking: "Jordan, you’re a lovable, swashbuckling, sort of scamp; why aren’t you a pirate?" And that’s a good question. The answer is simple: I have a healthy respect for the law, and piracy is illegal— has been for...

Jordan’s Rants #3

Jordan’s Rants #3

Pardon Me, Can I Store My Crude Oil in Your Swimming Pool? Remember a little over a year ago when we had so much oil piling up that you couldn’t pay people to take it (literally). Or when global storage was maxed out and previously successful E&P Operators were...

Jordan’s Rants #2

Jordan’s Rants #2

A Parable on how outsourcing could save you from an embarrassing Christmas Long before I won the lottery and landed a job in Sales & Marketing, I worked for an insurance company (I won’t give the name, for obvious reasons). It’s a big company; our humble Abilene,...

Jordan’s Rants #1

Jordan’s Rants #1

We Might Have a New President, So What? I Still Like to Guzzle a Little Gas There was a presidential election recently, although, you might not have noticed. I’ve always enjoyed election day. For a news junkie like me it’s better than the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby,...