Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Brad Hayes has a PhD in geology from the University of Alberta and is president of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd., a geoscience consulting firm addressing technical and strategic issues around oil and gas development, water resource management, helium exploration, geothermal energy, and carbon sequestration. He is an adjunct professor in the University of Alberta Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

My Recent Posts

Energy prices climb … no surprises here

World energy markets are in turmoil. Prices for electricity are climbing in many places, even where there are long-established modern electrical grids. Oil has...

Reaching agreement in a polarized world

Back in April, BIG Media published an excellent three-part series by Laurie Weston on science – its methods, its ethics, and its manipulation on...

Member Posts

Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

Message from the Precedent

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I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking...

The Human-Machine Partnership

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I wanted to share an article I posted a while ago on LinkedIn. It was mostly relevant to geoscience data, which is what I...

Howdy from CowTown!

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Thanks to Rob Driscoll for roping me into the BIG Media members club! Looking forward to participating in this exciting learning forum. Keeping it...

BIG welcome

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Hello BIG Media members! In this section, I encourage you to share your insights and stories that are relevant and respectful to fellow members....

BIG Exclusives

Funeral for a glacier

The Icelandic glacier by the name of Okjökull – affectionately known as “Ok” – was declared dead in August of 2019. Allegedly killed by anthropogenic (human-caused)...

Face the facts – diving into the science of masks

As COVID progresses, mutates, and continues to be a dominating presence in our lives, one might begin to focus increasingly on the role of...