What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 1.18.2017

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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for January 18, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):


ExxonMobil makes the biggest Permian Basin deal yet.:  Rex Tillerson’s Last Deal? Exxon Mobil To Pay $6B To Bass Family For Permian Oil via


Funding #Climatefraud: Obama admin injects another $500M into global climate fund http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/314624-obama-injects-another-500m-into-global-climate-fund#.WH9dd8kqjh0.twitter


Demagogues prepping their talking points.: Dems prepare to face off with Trump’s pick to lead EPA http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/314258-dems-prepare-to-face-off-with-trumps-pick-to-lead-epa#.WH9dEi9xs-A.twitter


“Certain”? Hmmmmm…: Iran oil minister certain that #oil prices will rise: Mehr http://reut.rs/2it6sBy via @Reuters


I’ll take “Not a chance” for $300, Alex: Is Las Vegas Really 100% Renewable? | OilPrice.com http://oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Renewable-Energy/Is-Las-Vegas-Really-100-Renewable.html #oilprice


The sleeping giant stirs again…: U.S. Shale’s Great Re-Awakening http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2017-01-15/us-shale-stage-set-for-the-reawakening-that-opec-dreads #oil #oilandgas #energy

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Why yes, yes they did:  Gas And Renewables Toppled Coal A Decade Early via @forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/2017/01/15/gas-and-renewables-toppled-coal-in-2015-a-decade-early/#3f32f156ad3d


Cool.: Wayne Christian says he’s voice for rural oil/gas interests http://buff.ly/2iAFt7n via @newsjournal #oilandgas #energy #fracking


A happy coincidence.: China’s #oil collapse is unintentionally helping OPEC http://buff.ly/2iPX89P via @markets #oilandgas #fracking


But please, not too fast.: U.S. shale #oil output set to grow in February as prices rise http://buff.ly/2iHQRcL via @Reuters #fracking


Another very big deal.: #TechnipFMC launches as newly merged offshore giant http://buff.ly/2iPQ4tI


Good piece here:  Under Pressure, Scientists Seek Solutions to Human-Caused Earthquakes http://buff.ly/2jZcgPD #science


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


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