On March 17, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, H.R. 963. The bill, if enacted into law, would void all pre-dispute mandatory arbitration agreements in employment, antitrust, consumer, and civil rights matters. The FAIR Act also purports to eliminate pre-dispute class...
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While progressive states like California have zeroed in on preventing the use of natural gas in new construction projects, Florida has attempted to take a proactive approach in the matter. The Legislature introduced a bill that would prevent that from ever happening in the state of sun and sand....
If you want to understand what’s happening in the world, and specifically, the world of energy, one needs only to watch what elites do as opposed to what they say. By this, I’m not talking about their hypocrisy. We do far too much of that, which accomplishes precisely nothing....
Latest Oil Market Report : In its latest Oil Market Report, the International Energy Agency warned that OPEC’s spare production capacity is dwindling. It said this spare capacity could shrink from some 9 million bpd to less than 4 million bpd next year. It also said this meant more investments in...
Marty Durbin - In The Oil Patch
Marty Durbin is the president of the US Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute, specifically the global energy Institute. Today he joins us on In The Oil Patch Radio Show! Kym Bolado : Marty, you live in D C here, we witnessed lines like back in the 70s of people hurrying to...
ONE Future Pursues One Goal
Waking the sleeping giant, the Biden administration and card-carrying democrats have decided to redirect attention from the coal sector and channel it fully on the oil and gas industry, all in the name of climate change. Having once been the major source of power generation for decades, coal faltered...
Federal Appellate Court Halts Mountain Valley Construction Pipeline Construction
In a summons of the modern-day militiamen of oil and gas, the AG’s of 21 individual states banded together to land one monumental blow against Biden and his administration. Responding to the devastating repeal of the Keystone XL Pipeline’s permit, the group of legal minds targeted the president and...
Managing Safety Amid New Challenges
Dell recently ranked oil and gas production among the top 20 most rugged jobs in America. The list evaluated the physical labor, risk of fatality and injury, and environmental exposure that workers encounter daily. These conditions push mental and physical limits, but a context that is often overlooked is...
What is the USMCA?
The three North American superpowers appeared to be enhancing their relations following the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) signing. The USMCA is a free-trade deal established in 2018, which came into effect in 2020. However, relations have become strained. Mexico has increasingly sought to nationalize its energy to achieve greater...
Desperate to shift blame for the rising gasoline prices his policies have caused, Joe Biden ordered the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to investigate specious claims that gas marketers and refiners have engaged in anti-competitive practices. Tim Stewart, President of the U.S. Oil & Gas Association, issued the following...