What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 3.8.2017

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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for March 8, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed (that’s me):

Big, big news here.  The Trump Administration is wasting no time in kick-starting exploration in U.S. waters: 73M acres proposed for 1st Gulf-wide #oil lease sale http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article136863243.html

He will soon be branded “heretic” by the Church of Global Warming Inquisition crowd.: Trump adviser Peter Thiel questions ‘group think’ on carbon emissions http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/03/07/706367/

Well, of course they do. They’re idiots, too.: Pipeline Protesters Stand By Arrested Leader Exposed as Rapist http://freebeacon.com/issues/pipeline-protesters-stand-by-arrested-leader-exposed-as-rapist/

Cool.: #Exxon’s $20 billion spending plan points to U.S. #energy surge https://www.wsj.com/articles/exxons-20-billion-spending-plan-points-to-u-s-energy-surge-1488834918 via @WSJ

A temporary phenomenon.: #Oil drops further below $56 on report of US inventory rise http://cnb.cx/2mkX3ws

As well he should.: Saudi Minister Kalid Al-Falih dismisses ‘misguided’ projections of peak oil demand http://ibt.uk/A6ktr?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=/saudi-minister-kalid-al-falih-dismisses-misguided-projections-peak-oil-demand-1610255 @IBTimesUK

Well, that escalated quickly.: Worries shift from oil glut to #oil shortages http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/Worries-shift-from-oil-glut-to-oil-shortages-10984723.php?cmpid=twitter-premium via @HoustonChron

But how long will it last?: ‘Permania’ dominates oil industry meeting as U.S. shale makes comeback http://www.expressnews.com/business/eagle-ford-energy/article/Permania-dominates-oil-industry-meeting-as-10984581.php?cmpid=twitter-premium via @mySA

Fantastic.: Statoil examined offshore operations, cut costs in half http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/03/07/statoil-examined-offshore-operations-cut-costs-in-half/

Well, that’s a big number.: Anadarko expects #oil sales volumes to rise 25 pct http://www.nasdaq.com/article/anadarko-expects-oil-sales-volumes-to-rise-25-pct-20170307-01464 via @Nasdaq

#GodBlessTexas.: After Rex Tillerson’s exit, Exxon takes Texas focus with Permian shale plays, quick payoffs http://www.dallasnews.com/business/energy/2017/03/03/exxon-new-ceo-new-focus-permian-shale-plays-promise-quick-payoff

Awesome.: #Texas top state for number of new, expanded corporate facilities for fifth consecutive year http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2017/03/06/texas-top-state-for-number-of-new-expanded.html


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


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