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What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 2.3.2017

Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for February 3, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):

 

Texas Congressman Lamar Smith has been working tirelessly – and enduring an unending assault on his character from the national and Texas news media – to expose the #ClimateFraud that has been taking place at Obama’s EPA and NOAA for the last six years.  Among other disgraceful acts of fake science, these people have systemtically falsified the historic temperature records in order to create “global warming” out of whole cloth, and provide justification for the Obama Climate regulations.  The exposure of these ClimateFrauds will soon become one of the biggest scandals in U.S. government history.: Rep. Lamar Smith Launches New Assault on EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ http://buff.ly/2koVrzc

The impact of good public policy.: The U.S. may export more #oil this year than 4 OPEC nations produce https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-02/u-s-may-export-more-oil-in-2017-than-four-opec-nations-produce

#ClimateFrauds need to leave.: Latest Dakota Access pipeline protest met with criticism from tribal leader http://buff.ly/2kZcAT0

Oh, my.: Weatherford cutting thousands more jobs, selling fracking business http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/02/02/weatherford-cutting-more-jobs-and-selling-u-s-fracking-business/

Up is good.: #Oil edges up on threat of US issuing new Iran sanctions http://cnb.cx/2knEAfY

Tired of winning yet?: Saudis May Raise U.S. Investments On Pro-Oil Trump Policies http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Saudis-May-Raise-US-Investments-On-Pro-Oil-Trump-Policies.html #oilprice

We KM investors say ‘thank you’.: Kinder Morgan was biggest energy beneficiary from ‘Trump rally’ https://www.thestreet.com/story/13976855/1/kinder-morgan-was-the-biggest-energy-beneficiary-from-the-trump-rally.html via @TheStreet

Cool.: Senate votes to block Obama coal rule http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/317616-senate-votes-to-block-obama-coal-rule#.WJR0-XPwHl0.twitter

Tired of humoring childish Democrats.: GOP suspends rules to push through EPA pick despite Dem boycott http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/317515-gop-changes-rules-to-push-through-epa-pick-despite-dem-boycott#.WJR1MrKn_j8.twitter

But will it happen?: Exporters tout benefits of Republicans’ ‘border adjustment’ proposal https://www.wsj.com/articles/exporters-tout-benefits-of-republicans-border-adjustment-proposal-1486033204 via @WSJ

Thanks, #Socialism!: Venezuela Is So Broke It Can’t Even Export Oil http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/26/venezuela-is-so-broke-it-cant-even-export-oil/

Great piece from @BjornLomborg: A ‘Green Leap Forward’ in China? What a load of biomass, https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-green-leap-forward-in-china-what-a-load-of-biomass-1486081133 via @WSJ

 

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

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