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
Happy 2019! The shale revolution, marked by the harmonic convergence of horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing and an endless supply of oil and natural gas naturally…View More King Permian
I got a little irritated Thursday evening when a writer at the National Review Online claimed that the “feds” had “discovered” the largest oil and gas…View More On the New USGS Assessment of the Wolfcamp Shale
The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers has long been the owner and purveyor of the Texas Petro Index (TPI), an upstream (exploration and production) activity…View More Alliance Rolls Out the Texas Permian Basin Petroleum Index
Well, here we go again. It’s not hard to see why oil and natural gas prices are inherently volatile. They are among the most important,…View More Booming Out of the Bust
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
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
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?
Many frustrated mineral owners who own rights to natural gas reserves are no doubt wondering when the price for natural gas is going to return…View More Today’s Shale ‘Splainer: Why Are Natural Gas Prices Still So Low?
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