What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 3.20.2017

Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for March 17, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):

A good story about a fine, fine man.: Don Briggs: ‘I was afraid. I wanted to die’  via

 

The rigs just keep on coming.: Baker Hughes’ U.S. Rig Count Builds by Whopping 21  via @TheStreet

But not in the Permian, for once.: Permian Basin rig count down for first time in 15 weeks  via @mySA

Things have changed.: In new boom, #oil companies say they’re not likely to go back to old ways  via @dallasnews

Ugh.: #Oil falls 1 percent as bullish bets fade with US output rise 

We call this a good problem to have.: #Texas companies scramble to meet demand for refined products in Mexico  via @SABizJournal

Justice prevails, again.: Appeals court refuses to stop oil in Dakota Access pipeline  via @expressnews #DAPL

Hey, competition’s tough.: U.S. Shale Is Pushing OPEC To Breaking Point | OilPrice.com  #oilprice

Cool graphics here: Historic Rig Counts vs. Production  via @ReutersGraphics

The dumbest thing you will read today. Promise.: The fossil fuel industry’s invisible colonization of academia 

No kidding.: Justin Trudeau: “No Country Would Find 173 Billion Barrels Of Oil In The Ground And Just Leave Them” 

That’s all for today.  Check back in tomorrow for another dozen Things You Need To Know In Oil And Gas.