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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for February 24, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):


Well, that ain’t good. Get with the program.: Non-OPEC members falling short of promised production cuts https://www.wsj.com/articles/non-opec-members-falling-short-of-promised-production-cuts-1487769514 via @WSJ

Oooopsie.: Saudi Arabia’s stated wealth about to get a reality check https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-23/saudi-arabia-2-trillion-aramco-vision-runs-into-market-reality via @business

Well…yeah.: Billionaire Behind Dakota Access `Underestimated’ Social Media http://boereport.com/2017/02/23/billionaire-behind-dakota-access-underestimated-social-media/ via @boereport

No surprise here.: #Oil prices fall as US crude inventories rise further http://cnb.cx/2lQTRJl

Very cool.: #Apache says Alpine High discovery, despite skeptics, has even greater potential http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/Apache-says-Alpine-High-discovery-despite-10955298.php?cmpid=twitter-premium via @HoustonChron

Fantastic.: #Oil and #Gas Producer Apache Raises 2017 Budget by More Than 60% | http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2017/02/23/oil-and-gas-producer-apache-raises-2017-budget-by-more-than-60.html

Why yes, yes it does.: Border-adjustment tax divides energy sector https://www.wsj.com/articles/border-adjustment-tax-divides-energy-sector-1487845802 via @WSJ

Yyyyyyyyep.: U.S. Natural Gas Market Bulls And Bears Caged ‘Indefinitely’ via @forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/jaredanderson/2017/02/23/us-natural-gas-market-bulls-and-bears-caged-indefinitely/#7619ced16861

*sigh*  We won’t be illustrating this concept in this space.: Urine-Powered Batteries One Step Closer to Hitting the Market – The Green Optimistic https://www.greenoptimistic.com/urine-powered-batteries-one-step-closer-hitting-market-20170219/#.WLA4Qk3kBo5.twitter

Answer – you don’t.  This is just a massive boondoggle waiting to happen.: How to pay for Texas’ $12 billion bullet train without asking the state for money http://www.dallasnews.com/business/economy/2017/02/23/pay-12-billion-bullet-train-without-asking-texas-money

Well, of course he is.  He’s a Cuomo, and that’s what Cuomos do.: New York Gov. Giving Green Companies That Donated To His Campaign $360 Million http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/14/new-york-gov-giving-green-companies-that-donated-to-his-campaign-360-million/ @dailycaller

Great stuff here.: A Trifecta of Green Lunacy: The law of unintended consequences kicks in https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/02/23/a-trifecta-of-green-lunacy-the-law-of-unintended-consequences-kicks-in/ via @wattsupwiththat

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


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