What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 1.27.2017

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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for January 27, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):

 

The proliferation of clean-burning natural gas-fired power plants to replace coal in the power generation sector in recent years is the main reason why U.S. carbon emissions have rapidly fallen to levels not seen since 1992.  So, naturally, all the #Climatefrauds  in the leftwing “environmental” movement are making natural gas their next target.  Madness.: Why environmental groups are targeting natural #gas in the age of President Trump https://pen.live/2jr1yUT

And then there’s this.  #smdh: Exxon Mobil Appoints Anti-Oil Climate Scientist To Board Of Directors http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/26/exxon-mobil-appoints-anti-oil-climate-scientist-to-board-of-directors/ via @dailycaller

We can always rely on the Texas Observer to sympathetically chronicle the futile gestures of the #Climatefrauds: Texas ‘Water Protectors’ Demand Parks Commissioner Kelcy Warren Resign Over Conflicts of Interest https://www.texasobserver.org/protesters-demand-resignation-of-texas-parks-commissioner-kelcy-warren-over-conflicts-of-interest

This is progress.: Big Oil May Not Need To Borrow To Pay Dividends For The First Time In 5 Years http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Big-Oil-May-Not-Need-To-Borrow-To-Pay-Dividends-For-The-First-Time-In-5-Years.html #oil

#Bigly.: #Trump’s approval of #Keystone XL could bolster SETX economy http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/business/nation/article/Trump-s-approval-of-Keystone-XL-could-bolster-10882769.php?cmpid=twitter-tablet via @bmtenterprise

If Karr Ingham says it, I believe it.: #Energy expert: #Oil industry recovery is underway http://callertim.es/2k8GHH3 via @callerdotcom

A steaming load of smelly horse manure from alarmist @BillMcKibben: On Pipelines, Donald Trump Looks Backward https://nyti.ms/2kt27it

#ClimateFrauds can climb. Who knew?: Greenpeace activists unfurl ‘resist’ banner from crane near White House http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/316027-greenpeace-activists-bring-resist-banner-to-dc-to-protest-pipelines#.WIsv7rVUVJc.twitter

I’m betting it mellows it out.  On the other hand, it dramatically increases demand for nacho cheese Doritos.: California examines cannabis effect on power demand | Windpower Monthly http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1422240

Birds and bats would prefer you didn’t.: The power of wind energy and how to use it http://phy.so/404634455 via @physorg_com

Cool. How can I help?: Official: Trump wants to slash EPA workforce, budget http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/article/Official-Trump-wants-to-slash-EPA-workforce-10886549.php?cmpid=twitter-premium via @HoustonChron

Well, that’s a tad self-serving.: Elon Musk floated the idea of a carbon tax to President Trump, an official says https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-01-26/tesla-s-musk-said-to-float-idea-of-a-carbon-tax-to-trump-ceos

 

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