What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 2.10.2017

Permian Basin Geology
Permian Basin Geology

Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for February 9, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):


Good stuff here.: Papa’s Permian Pure Play: An American Oil Legend Returns via @forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2017/02/09/papas-permian-pure-play-an-american-oil-legend-returns/#7768a01d6aea #oil #oilandgas #energy

Boom!: As Permian booms, competition for pipelines, storage picks up http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/02/09/houston-competition-picks-up-for-pipelines-crude-storage-as-the-permian-booms-to-life/ #oil #oilandgas #energy #fracking

Obstruction effort continues.: Tribe files legal challenge to Dakota Access pipeline’s completion http://www.dallasnews.com/news/us-news/2017/02/09/work-complete-disputed-dakota-access-pipeline-underway #DAPL

The steeper the better. Horrible idea.: Carbon tax push from former GOP officials faces uphill slog | http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2017/02/08/carbon-tax-push-from-former-gop-officials-faces-uphill-slog.html

No doubt Elon Musk will ask for more subsidies to “solve” this problem.: Tesla worker: long hours, low pay and unsafe conditions http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/02/09/tesla-worker-long-hours-low-pay-and-unsafe-conditions/ via @mercnews

The market at work.: Largest Coal Plant In Western U.S. May Close Due To Inexpensive Natural #Gas via @forbes http://buff.ly/2lr74ZF

Holding steady.: #Oil prices stable on strong Chinese imports, OPEC-led production cuts http://cnb.cx/2kOsgFW

That won’t satisfy leftwing activists.: Raven: Duval County refinery will use ‘cleaner’ power http://callertim.es/2kPCKr5 via @callerdotcom

These activists leave filth wherever they go.: Standing Rock camps left mountains of trash; West Texas concerned http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/02/09/standing-rock-camps-left-mountains-of-trash-west-texas-concerned/

How about eliminating it instead?: Trump’s team urges freezing the program that backed Solyndra, sources say https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-02-08/trump-s-team-said-to-urge-freeze-to-program-that-aided-solyndra

Great idea. How can we help?: House panel to consider ‘modernizing’ Clean Air Act, environmental laws http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/318815-house-panel-to-consider-modernizing-clean-air-act-environment-laws#.WJ2leLStuSI.twitter

That’s pretty big, all right.: An energy giant bigger than Exxon in the shadow of Saudi Aramco https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-09/an-energy-giant-bigger-than-exxon-in-the-shadow-of-saudi-aramco via @business

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


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