Here’s a fun fact: If Texas were an independent country, it would now stand as the fourth largest oil-producing nation on Earth, behind only the…View More Media Hype Cannot Alter Immutable Facts About the Oil and Gas Industry
Answering reader mail. – A reader in Houston emailed me last week (firstname.lastname@example.org) with an energy-related question that is very timely. Here follows the email and…View More No, Electric Vehicles Are Not Going to Kill Gas-Powered Cars
Oil and natural gas produced from the shale plays around the Lone Star State provide huge revenues to the local and state governments, and those revenues ultimately benefit every citizen in the state.View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: How Shale Impacts the Texas Economy
Thanks to a series of smart energy policy decisions, the domestic oil and gas industry has completely changed America’s energy security equation over the last 2 years.View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: Why the U.S. can Drill its way to Energy Security After all
After a brief respite during the peak of summer driving season, gasoline prices are about to go up again thanks to the rising price for crude oil.View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: Why Gasoline Prices are Fixin’ to Rise Again
The U.S. shale boom is rapidly expanding all over the nation. It’s not just about the Permian anymore.View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: The Shale Boom is not Just About the Permian Basin
So, today all the news related to the oil and gas industry is hovering around OPEC and Russia and their big meeting taking place in…View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: Why’s Everybody Talking About Opec and Russia?
A reader asked yesterday when we can expect the boom going on in the Permian Basin to spill over into the Eagle Ford Shale? It’s…View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: When Will the Next Boom Come to the Eagle Ford Shale?
Shale Magazine has received numerous inquiries from readers recently regarding the rising price of gasoline, so I thought I’d try to explain what is going…View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: Why are Gasoline Prices so High?
Many readers have no doubt seen the remarks recently made by a long-time geologist at the recent Texas Energy Council Conference in Dallas, claiming that…View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: No, the Permian Won’t be out of oil in 7 Years