What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 1.20.2017

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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for January 20, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):

 

 

Why yes, yes it is.: US #shale is ready for a comeback http://buff.ly/2j1xw9H via @bi_contributors #oil #oilandgas #energy #fracking

 

Well, yes, yes it does. A lot.: There’s a new GOP administration. Does it matter to the oil industry? http://www.expressnews.com/business/eagle-ford-energy/article/There-s-a-new-Republican-administration-Does-10869866.php?t=d3bb1b12f0c1248804&cmpid=twitter-premium via @mySA

 

NNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!: Fund manager who correctly predicted 2014 drop in #oil now sees prices in the $30s http://on.mktw.net/2k6EwUB

 

Today’s completely, totally, 100% self-serving link of the day:  U.S. #Shale Producers And #OPEC Keep Spiking The Ball At The One Yardline via @forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidblackmon/2017/01/19/u-s-frackers-and-opec-keep-spiking-the-ball-at-the-one-yardline/#5d77fb2f69aa

 

Brownsville’s loss is Texas City’s gain.: NextDecade takes aim at Texas City for #LNG http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/01/19/nextdecade-takes-aim-at-texas-city-for-lng/

 

Cool.: #Oil price rises for second day ahead of producers’ compliance meeting http://cnb.cx/2jFbR8o #oilandgas #energy #fracking

 

Yes, believe it or not, there still is life outside the Permian: Possible Oil & Gas Takeover Targets That Aren’t In The Permian Hot Spots http://www.forbes.com/sites/clairepoole/2017/01/19/possible-oil-gas-takeover-targets-that-arent-in-the-permian-hot-spots/#4b4110e91010

 

It’s a good question.  That sovereign wealth fund won’t hold out forever.: Can Saudi Arabia Survive With #Oil Below $60? | OilPrice.com http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Can-Saudi-Arabia-Survive-With-Oil-Below-60.html #oilprice

 

ummmm…ok, so, what you’re saying is, the system worked perfectly?  Really?  Isn’t that a problem in and of itself?: No defect found in Tesla ‘Autopilot’ system used in deadly Florida crash http://wpo.st/dozS2

 

The #Climatefrauds don’t care about costs, because they’re always proposing to spend other people’s money.: Costs may hamper environmental legislative plans http://arnne.ws/2k6b1yj via @reporternews

 

Cool.  #GodBlessTexas: On #energy and environment, Trump likely to let Texas be Texas http://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/On-energy-and-environment-Trump-likely-to-let-10870213.php?t=6bf2bf983bc1248804&cmpid=twitter-premium via @mySA

 

Oh, what the heck – lots of news today, so let’s make it a Baker’s Dozen:

Gasp! Such a heretic!: Scott Pruitt, Testifying to Lead @EPA, Criticizes Environmental Rules https://nyti.ms/2k1egqM

 

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