Biden’s Energy Policy: A Potentially Tragic Consequence of the 2020 Election
Most Americans support the conceptual notion of moving away from fossil fuels toward a society that runs on 100% “clean” energy. Everyone wants to leave a legacy of clean air, clean water and an otherwise idyllic society to the generations that come after us. That impulse seems to be...
National Innovation Day: PG&E Is Partnering in Three New and State-of-the-Art Clean Air Technologies
Feb. 16 is Innovation Day, a chance to recognize new ideas, products and services that are changing the world. For PG&E’s award-winning Gas Operations Research and Development and Innovation team, every day is Innovation Day. This team is driving the development of technologies that could dramatically shift the paradigm on...
U.S. Shale 2021: Show me the Money
2020 has probably been an annus horribilis for shale oil since the industry first emerged in early 2008. Compared to the previous oil bust in 2015, the main difference in addition to negative WTI prices has been the lack of new capital supporting the sector. As a result, many players,...
Texans Must Demand Real Action in the Wake of February’s Epic Electric Grid Failure
As we finalized this issue of SHALE Magazine early in March, the mid-February arctic blast and power blackouts that hit Texas were at the top of everyone’s minds, ours included. The Texas legislature had just concluded two full days of hearings on the matter on February 25-26, and the...
Rocky Times Continue, but Brighter Days Ahead
As expected, the first few months of 2021 have ushered in a period of continued volatility and uncertainty for America’s oil and natural gas sector. Beyond the pandemic and questions about whether OPEC+ will maintain production quotas that help balance out supply with demand, the inauguration of President Biden and...
THE POLICY GOAL OF ENERGY
The tale is told of my Keffer ancestors moving the family from Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1910 to Lipscomb County in the Texas Panhandle. They gave away all their winter clothing and bedding because they were leaving the frozen North for the sunny South. And then came the “Great...
Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans
Opening in mid-2021, Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans is an icon of the city set along the Mississippi River. Designed by legendary modernist architect Edward Durell Stone (Radio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts), The International House and International Trade Mart was...
FOGO LAMB CHOPS RECIPE
Serves 2 Ingredients: 8 rib lamb chops (12-16oz total weight) 2 cups white wine (Chardonnay or Chablis) 2 tablespoons lemon pepper Juice of one lemon 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt, or to taste 1 cup mint leaves Vegetable oil spray Mint jelly and mint leaves for...
Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power
2021 commemorates Equest’s 40th year of providing life-changing achievements for children and adults with special needs through the human-horse connection. Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power will not only pay tribute to the past and present but will look towards the future of Equest. This...
The Power of Art: How A One Night Event Grew to A Lasting Legacy
When a group of art collectors and enthusiasts decided to host an art auction to celebrate the genre they loved, no one could have guessed that it would spark the founding of a museum. But what began 20 years ago as a single evening for collectors and enthusiasts to...