What You Need to Know in Oil and Gas Today – 2.8.2018

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Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for February 8, 2018, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed:

It’s a mighty big place with lots and lots of oil.:  Pioneer’s Decision Cements The Permian Basin’s Status As ‘Saudi Texas’ via @forbes

Big battle here. It’s like Ali/Frazier 4.: Halliburton is taking its fracking fight from the oil field to an unlikely venue: the Patent Office  via @business

Big deal of the day.: Chesapeake Energy to sell Oklahoma assets for $500 million 

#SMDH: McClendon-founded Ascent Resources Marcellus files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy 

Because NRG likes to make a profit.: NRG to sell renewables business, NRG Yield to Global Infrastructure Partners

*sigh* Fake anti-#Fracking study of the month here.: Study: Exposure to chemicals during fracking may cause pre-cancer in mice 

Ugly day on the market.: Oil slides as US output soars and North Sea crude flows restart 

In my best Mel Allen voice: How about that?: Oil World Turns Upside Down as U.S. Sells Oil in Middle East  via @markets

Signs of change.: China took on more oil than the U.S. last year via @crudeoilprices

Better header: Activist investors demand Marathon waste a bunch of money.: Oil Investors Call for Human Rights Risk Report After Standing Rock

In other news, water is wet.: Winter cold snaps leading to higher gas, electric bills  via @KXAN_News

#Fracking says “You’re welcome, Texas!”: Gas’ share of ERCOT January fuel mix rises, gap to coal tops 10% – Electric Power | Platts News Article & Story

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

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