What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 1.17.2017


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


Huge deal here: Noble Pays $2.7 Billion For Clayton Williams In Permian Basin Deal


Lack of investment comes home to roost: production in Asia declining at record levels: Wood Mackenzie


in action: Two Arrested at Energy Transfer Pipeline Protest in Texas


Good idea – how can we help?: Drill more, not less, offshore via


My entirely self-serving link of the day…:  Big Independents Continue To Make Big Deals In Permian, Eagle Ford via


Claytie cashes in…:  Texas Oil Legend Clayton Williams Scores Billion-Dollar Payday In Sale To Noble Energy via


Well, sure it is: Is the Eagle Ford staging a comeback? via


Cool: Rises as Saudis See Market Balanced by June, U.S. Rigs Drop


What could possibly go wrong?: Airbus CEO sees ‘flying car’ prototype ready by end of year via


Who could have seen this coming?:  Peak demand is not on the horizon due to rising oil use in ships, trucks, planes & the chemicals industry  

That’s how it works: For drillers, rising prices also come with rising costs via


Good call: North American ports are studying natural as a cleaner alternative to marine fuel via


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