A new report from advisory firm Deloitte finds that the oil and gas industry today might well be facing the greatest challenge in its history.
Joe Biden Ignores Fracking Science! Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats are fond of pointing fingers at others and accusing them of ignoring science. They resort to this canard whenever they are trying to avoid having to form a rational, fact-based argument around "climate change," but they like to use...
Public Domain Port Arthur Refinery
Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for March 7, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):   Hey, somebody's gotta do it.: U.S. #Oil Industry Becomes Refiner to World as Exports Boom https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-06/u-s-oil-industry-becomes-refiner-to-the-world-as-exports-boom via @business ummm..that's an unfortunate comparison.: Economist: Oil prices are more important than...
10 Things You Should Know About Oil and Gas Today The Big Story The June contract for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was crashing towards single digits on Monday, just a week after we saw prices on the May contract fall into negative territory. As of this writing, WTI was selling for...
Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Environmental Bill
The events of the last several months have been unprecedented. A global pandemic and oil price war unfolding at precisely the same time. Rewind to 2019. Production was at an all-time high in the United States, but signs of a weakening global economy and demand and looming downward pressure on...
A new report from advisory firm Deloitte finds that the oil and gas industry today might well be facing the greatest challenge in its history.
The Shale Daily Update - 5.18.2020 10 Things You Should Know About Oil and Gas Today The Big Story The price for West Texas Intermediate shot up over $32 per barrel in early morning trading amid improving news globally for both supply and demand. World Oil magazine is reporting that crude demand in...
Some Reasons for Optimism at the End of a Troubling Year
The history of the oil and gas business in the United States is that every time the “experts” all line up to declare it to be dead, it finds a way to come roaring back. This scenario has played itself out at least half a dozen times across my...
Poland and the U.S.: Allies for Nuclear Power
The United States and Poland have been close allies for just over 100 years. On June 24 of this year, President Trump, Secretary Brouillette and Poland’s President Duda met at the Whitehouse to discuss and sign an agreement further cementing that relationship. Poland has taken over Germany’s role This latest agreement...
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We've talked a lot in recent issues of Shale Magazine about the fact that the Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico is currently undergoing a tremendous boom in oil and gas activity.  We've also pointed out that other oil shale basins, like the Eagle Ford in...
China: Two Roads Diverged in a Polluted Wood
https://twitter.com/BloombergUK/status/1440314011916988427 I couldn't help noticing this every interesting tweet from Bloomberg News yesterday, because who could have ever guessed that carbon dioxide, that supposed bane of our existence that the climate alarm lobby assures us is going to burn down the world in the next - what is it now...
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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for August 23, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed: Life is too short to play that game.:  Cabot Oil And Gas Declines To Play Sue And Settle via @forbes FANTASTIC!: Builder of Dakota Access Pipeline accuses environmental groups of inciting...