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04
Dec

Pushkin Trust 25th Anniversary Dinner

I was honored to be invited the Pushkin Trust’s 25th anniversary dinner held at the brand new Titanic Belfast building in the heart of the Titanic Quarter. If you haven’t had the chance to visit this exhibit, you must make it a priority when visiting Belfast. The Northern Ireland Tourism Board identified it as one of five key tourism projects to enhance Northern Ireland’s tourism. I have to say, the…

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04
Dec

Clinton Foundation Dinner

Today, I was very fortunate to attend the Clinton Foundation Luncheon here in Denver hosted by Amber and Mike Fries. Mike is the CEO of Liberty Global and is very involved in the local community. Amber and Mike brought together a very impressive group of supporters for the lunch, which was focused on fundraising to assist the Foundation in accomplishing their considerable goals. The Foundation was established with a complex…

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11
Nov

Letter to Members

        November 11, 2012 Dear Members, "We’ve only just begun"...... That original Vision to discover the first oil and make a positive difference in Belize is holding steadfast despite the challenges... Many of you don’t know the full story of how this happened....... Please read through to the end to see THE WAY FORWARD and how our Vision is stronger than ever. 1. INTRODUCTION: Ever since I…

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12
Oct

DIPS Luncheon

I am blessed to have many local, national and international groups ask me to attend their events and speak on the success that BNE has had over the years. One group that I am very happy to be a part of is the Denver International Petroleum Society, also known as DIPS. DIPS was organized approximately thirty years ago. Their members form an eclectic group of industry professionals, executives, and academics. The group generally…

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21
May

The Ireland Funds’ mission hits close to home

The IF’s mission is “to be the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland.” Over the years, I think they have accomplished this in an impressive fashion. They have been around for over 35 years and currently have chapters around the globe. Since 1976 they have raised over $430 million dollars…

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27
Apr

BNE Wins Green Award

When we first started Belize Natural Energy, we knew that a main focus of ours was how to be socially, morally and environmentally responsible in a country where we had never done business. When we first started exploring for energy in Belize, it was still quite behind the rest of the world in terms of innovation, technology and just basic commerce. Being a small country, both geographically and in terms…

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12
May

Independent Finds Right Fit In Belize

Independent Finds Right Fit In Belize BELMOPAN, Belize–Global giants in the international crude oil exploration, drilling and production industry tend to enjoy advantages when it comes to economies of scale and easy access to funding. But it is becoming clear that in the hunt for frontier oil, those advantages may be no match for the nimble agility and persistent mindset of small independent explorers and producers. More and more, developing…

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07
Jan

Supporting the arts in my home town.

I have always loved the arts. Literary, visual and performing arts have always held a special place in my heart. They engage every emotion from joy to fear to sadness and remind us of that spirit we all have inside of us but don’t always connect with. I have the utmost respect for the artists of these disciplines and believe their work is integral to a community. This is why…

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12
Nov

BNE story in bestselling book “The Secret”!

With positivity being such a large part of our company culture, we were so very excited when BNE and our good friend, Dr. Tony Quinn were referenced in the best selling book, The Secret. The author, Rhonda Byrne, communicated our story of how we succeeded where everyone else had failed through the laws of attraction and positivity. This mindset results in increased health, wealth and happiness, which was undoubtedly true…

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